Implement controls

Review and approve proposed controls
  • Management considers the risk assessments and the proposed controls.
  • Approved controls should be implemented and reviewed.
  • Refer to the WHSQ website for an injury cost calculator to assist in developing a business case for controls.
Trial controls
  • Trial controls to ensure effective and suitable before fully implementing.
Review controls
  • The work teams should be involved in monitoring, reviewing and reassessing tasks to ensure controls are effective.
  • Use a control review assessment to assess the effectiveness of controls.
  • Consider establishing a review committee to coordinate the implementation and evaluation of the control ideas.
  • The committee suggested composition: safety staff
    • the site engineer/maintenance rep
    • a worker and management representative.
  • The committees worked with everyone involved to take ownership of the PErforM process to make it a permanent part of the workplace systems.
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