What does this mean?
An induction is a systematic process of introducing the new employee to the organisation and the job they have been employed for. Induction includes:
- Show location of key information and documentation
- WHS information – hazard/incident reports etc.
- First aid kid and officer(s)
- Emergency evacuation and warden(s)
- Staff facilities (toilets, kitchen, lockers etc)
- Work area including tools and equipment
- Time recording/time sheets
- Procedures for workplace buildings e.g. access, security
- Organisational structure
- Type of work
- Relevant policies and procedures
- Key personnel (introduce to most relevant at first)
- Employment benefits
- Reporting absences
- Work times and meal breaks
Why is this important?
- To ensure workers are safe and informed or appropriate policies, procedures and practices
- To ensure you remain complaint with legal obligations
- Provide the new employee with information critical to safety and performance