Contractor Work Health and Safety online induction


The Department is committed to the health, safety and wellbeing of staff, visitors, contractors, sub-contractors and their workers.

What is a contractor?

A contractor is a worker who carries out work for us and we don’t directly employ them.

Work Health and Safety Online Induction

The online induction is to provide contractors, sub-contractors and their employees with information on health, safety and appropriate conduct at the department.

All contractors and their workers including approved sub-contractors are required to complete the online induction prior to commencing any work on departmental managed sites.

What is covered in the online induction?

The module is divided into three units, concluding with a short assessment:

  • Work health and Safety Responsibilities
  • Workplace Safe Practices
  • Emergency, Incident and Injuries
  • Short assessment

Accessing the online induction portal

Take the Online Induction

The induction takes about 20 minutes to complete.

First time accessing the site?

You will be required to first register. For future access to the site, keep your registration details in a secure location.

Once you have completed the induction

Once you have completed the online induction, and passed the short assessment, you will be provided with a completion certificate.

You will need to show this certificate or a photo of the certificate when requested by the department or in non-conformance.

Workplace Health and Safety Essentials

As a visitor to the department, you have a duty under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 to:

  • take reasonable care for your own health and safety;
  • take reasonable care that your acts or omission do not adversely affect the health and safety of others;
  • comply with all reasonable instruction that is given by the Department to allow you to comply with this Act;
  • co-operate with any reasonable policy or procedure of the Department relating to health and safety of the workplace; and
  • immediately report all incidents, hazards including near misses and injuries to your point of contact within the Department following a briefing from your Departmental point of contact.

More information

If you have any questions or require further information regarding the online induction, please email or departmental contact.

Relevant documents


The following is a list of all the resources that are associated with Contractor Work Health and Safety online induction.


  1. Work Health & safety Online Induction Quick Tips

    Created: 18 October 2018

    Online Induction 'How to use and access the induction.'

  2. Work Health and Safety Policy

    Created: 18 October 2018

    The department's Work Health and Safety Policy.

  3. Workplace Induction National Office

    Created: 18 October 2018

    The department's Site Induction Flyer for Contractors.