3 WHS landscape
Embed the ‘health and safety landscape’ in NSW workplaces to ensure every job is designed to be safe
Health and safety landscape
Embed the ‘Health and safety landscape’ in NSW workplaces to ensure every job is designed to be safe.
Key elements of the landscape
The Health and safety landscape consists of a number of key elements, all of which combine to create good health, safety and productivity outcomes for workplaces:
- consultation and communication
- committed leadership from the top
- good safety practices
- safe physical and mental environment supported by safe supply chains
- skilled workers who look out for each other.
Leadership from the top
Workplace leaders visibly demonstrate their commitment to work health and safety.
Organisational safety capability and practices
The organisation has the capability to put in place safe systems, procedures and policies that translate to safe practices.
Consultation and communication hold all elements of the Health and Safety Landscape together
Consultation ensures that workers bring their expertise to health and safety decisions with clear and relevant communication flowing through all levels of the organisation.
A safe physical and mental environment, supported by safe supply chains.
Workers have the skills and attitudes to work safely.