Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Manager and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Health and Safety - Plant Management Procedure

Status Historic
Effective Date 14th October 2016
Review Date 14th June 2019
Approval Authority Vice-Chancellor
Approval Date 16th September 2016
Expiry Date 29th August 2019
Responsible Officer Tim Reinders
Senior Manager, OHS, Occupational Health and Safety & Wellbeing
+61 3 99195727
Accountable Officer Shaun Eltham
Vice-President, People and Culture
+61 3 99194342
Enquiries Contact Maria Vilarinodiaz
OHS and Wellbeing Consultant
+61 3 99195545
People and Culture

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

This is the second version of the Plant and Equipment Management Procedure which sits under the Health Safety and Wellbeing Policy.

Main Changes are as follows:

- Equipment is defined as inclusive of ‘plant’ rather than a separate item (as per definition in current OHS regulations);

- Definitions have been included in the procedure;

- Roles/Responsibilities – further defined and more specific.


The following new sections have been included:

- Safe design

- Modification

- Plant Risk Assessment

- High Risk Plant activities – Contractors

- Incidents

- Records

Updated Templates

- Plant Pre-Purchase Checklist

- Plant Register

- Plant Risk Assessment Template

Removed Template

- Plant Risk Management Plan

New Forms

- Plant Registration Matrix

- High Risk Work Licence Matrix

- Safe Design of Plant Checklist

13/12/16 – The words ‘and equipment’ removed from Clause 39, second sentence and the words ‘or equipment’ removed from the heading above Clause 39.