WHS planning

Planning includes: ensuring all staff, students, contractors and visitors understand their legal obligations, developing and implementing WHS objectives and targets, and developing risk management (safe work) procedures. ANU shall identify all the WHS hazards and risks associated with its business, research and teaching activities and implement appropriate controls.

ANU is committed to providing a workplace is that it is, as far as reasonably practicable, safe and healthy for staff, students, contractors and visitors, and without risk to the environment.

Providing a safe and healthy environment:

  • demonstrates concern for the safety and health of all staff, students, contractors and visitors
  • makes good business sense and is cost effective

This part of ANU WHS Management System describes how ANU uses planning to provide a safe and healthy environment by:

  • developing and implementing WHS objectives and targets through College, School and Division Work Health & Safety (WHS) Improvement Plans
  • ensuring ANU staff, students, contractors and visitors understand their legal obligations and
  • assessing WHS risk and developing risk management (safe work) procedures.