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Risk Assessor Appointment

This letter is required for a person who has been appointed as a Risk Assessor for the work site.


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Specifications

  • Formal risk assessor letter of appointment
  • Customised to include company logo
  • Includes reference to relevant health and safety legislation
  • Includes explanation of legal appointment
  • Item delivery: usually 1 - 2 working days

WHO NEEDS THIS LETTER?

This letter is required for a person who has been appointed as a Risk Assessor for the work site. They will be responsible for performing risk assessments for all construction work on the work site and which must form part of the health and safety plan.

WHAT IS THIS LETTER FOR?

This letter shows that a Risk Assessor has been appointed to perform risk assessments for all construction work on the work site, according to the requirements of the OHS Act. The letter allows these persons to act under the authority of the Principal Contractor or Contractor in order to ensure that all construction work has proper risk assessments performed before and during the construction work.

WHY IS THIS LETTER IMPORTANT?

This letter shows that a responsible person has been appointed to ensure that risk assessments are performed for all construction work. This provides evidence to an inspector that a basic structure is in place to ensure that risk assessments are performed for all construction work on the work site. This letter is relevant under section 9(1) of the Construction Regulations of the OHS Act and its availability shows that the employer is complying with these Regulations in respects of this appointment requirement.

VALIDITY

This letter needs to be signed by the Principal Contractor or Contractor (as the appointer) and by the appointee, dated and kept on record where it can be accessible to an inspector. A time period must be included for the appointment. Each appointee must have the relevant experience or accredited training in order to be competent to perform these duties. 

HOW DOES THIS WORK AS A CONTROL MEASURE?

In the hierarchy of controls this letter forms part of the administrative control measures which should be in place to assist in reducing the risk presented through construction work activities on the work site. This letter ensures that a responsible person is appointed to ensure that all construction work on a particular site has risk assessments performed in compliance with health and safety legislation.


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