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MANNEQUINS AND MODELS (STATE) AWARD
  
Date10/06/2006
Volume361
Part2
Page No.249
DescriptionVIRC - Variation by Industrial Relations Commission
Publication No.C4767
CategoryAward
Award Code 438  
Date Posted10/06/2006

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(438)

SERIAL C4767

 

Mannequins and Models (State) Award

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

Application by Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees' Association, New South Wales, Industrial Organisation of Employees.

 

(No. IRC 1150 of 2006)

 

Before The Honourable Justice Schmidt

10 March 2006

 

VARIATION

 

1.          Insert in numerical order in clause 1, Arrangement, of the award published 9 February 2001 (322 I.G. 172), the following new clause number and subject matter:

 

12A.    Secure Employment - Occupational Health and Safety

 

2.          Insert after clause 12, General Conditions, the following new clause:

 

12A.  Secure Employment - Occupational Health and Safety

 

(a)        Occupational Health and Safety

 

(i)         For the purposes of this subclause, the following definitions shall apply:

 

(1)        A "labour hire business" is a business (whether an organisation, business enterprise, company, partnership, co-operative, sole trader, family trust or unit trust, corporation and/or person) which has as its business function, or one of its business functions, to supply staff employed or engaged by it to another employer for the purpose of such staff performing work or services for that other employer.

 

(2)        A "contract business" is a business (whether an organisation, business enterprise, company, partnership, co-operative, sole trader, family trust or unit trust, corporation and/or person) which is contracted by another employer to provide a specified service or services or to produce a specific outcome or result for that other employer which might otherwise have been carried out by that other employer’s own employees.

 

(ii)        Any employer which engages a labour hire business and/or a contract business to perform work wholly or partially on the employer’s premises shall do the following (either directly, or through the agency of the labour hire or contract business):

 

(1)        consult with employees of the labour hire business and/or contract business  regarding the workplace occupational health and safety consultative arrangements;

 

(2)        provide employees of the labour hire business and/or contract business with appropriate occupational health and safety induction training including the appropriate training required for such employees to perform their jobs safely;

 

(3)        provide employees of the labour hire business and/or contract business with appropriate personal protective equipment and/or clothing and all safe work method statements that they would otherwise supply to their own employees; and

 

(4)        ensure employees of the labour hire business and/or contract business are made aware of any risks identified in the workplace and the procedures to control those risks.

 

(iii)       Nothing in this subclause (c) is intended to affect or detract from any obligation or responsibility upon a labour hire business arising under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000 or the Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998.

 

(b)        Disputes Regarding the Application of this Clause

 

Where a dispute arises as to the application or implementation of this clause, the matter shall be dealt with pursuant to the disputes settlement procedure of this award.

 

(c)        This clause has no application in respect of organisations which are properly registered as Group Training Organisations under the Apprenticeship and Traineeship Act 2001 (or equivalent interstate legislation) and are deemed by the relevant State Training Authority to comply with the national standards for Group Training Organisations established by the ANTA Ministerial Council.

 

3.          This variation shall take effect from 10 March 2006.

 

 

 

M. SCHMIDT J

 

 

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