Why You Need to Worry about Subbies

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Emma Bentton was interviewed by EzyAccess.net about the potential risks of subcontractors with no WHS training.

The original article can be found here

In this post we want to explore the ramifications of having a sub-contractor who hasn’t undergone any WHS training working on your premises. To this end, we spoke to Emma Bentton, a Work Health and Safety expert and Director of Systems on a Shoestring, a company that launched a series of WHS mobile apps for small businesses.

When a Subbie has No Induction

Sub-contracting is a pretty common occurrence, particularly in the construction industry. But the danger occurs when a sub-contractor arrives at a site to complete a job, and hasn’t been given any formal induction or WHS training.

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