Contractor and Volunteer OHS Management

Schools can now visit the Policy and Advisory Library (PAL) for this information. This page will remain in this location but will be for corporate staff only. School staff should use PAL for all policy, procedures and other operational information.

​​​Contractor OHS Management​​​​​​

Contractor OHS management applies to:

  • School managed contractors for maintenance, repair works, or service provision.
  • Department engaged contractors for capital and project managed works.

Where works or services are identified that cannot be completed by a Department employee, a contractor may be engaged e.g. plumbing, music lessons.

Volunteer OHS Management

Volunteer OHS management applies to an individual who is acting on a voluntary basis, irrespective of whether they incur out-of-pocket expenses. Volunteers may be community members who assist in working bees, reading to students, serving at the canteen or assisting in school events such as swimming or athletics carnivals and fetes