Induction process

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Induction process

  1. 1. INDUCTIONPROCESSThe term “induction” is generally used to describe the processwhereby the employee adjusts and acclimatise to their jobs andworking environment. The purpose of our induction is to ensurethe effective integration of staff into and across the company forthe benefit of both parties. Research has shown that theinduction process increases staff retention.
  2. 2. Induction Process • You and your role • Other participants or personnel • Itinerary for induction • Housekeeping – amenities, parking, eating facilities • Tour of business facilitiesAs we go through the induction process information will be provided in aprinted format of all relevant information for you to study and keep, therewill be a questionnaire at the end of this induction process.
  3. 3. The Organisation• Who this company is and what its about• Where and how the employer fits in• Organisational policies antidiscrimination, sexual harassment, performance standards, and disciplinary procedure• Procedure to dispute procedure – Rules and Regulations• Security and Safety Procedure• Dress code, smoking policy, personal space Refer to OH&S Manual all sections are clearly marked.
  4. 4. Work Group• Introduction to colleagues• Establish a “BUDDY”• Social codes and practices• Layout and resources
  5. 5. The Position• Position description, responsibilities and outcomes• Resources and equipment• Work place and personal space• Tasks and duties – specific procedures• Performance Assessment• Training and development
  6. 6. Follow Up• Check in on the new employee regularly to answer any questions and discuss their progress• Daily for the first week then once a week thereafter for their one month trial period
  7. 7. OH&S ProgramHaving a OH&S Program shows our commitment atthe highest level. It also provides a strongcompliance to obligations of this company.
  8. 8. Details of Emergency Actions • Evacuation Procedure • Location of fire extinguishers • Nearest first aid kit • Nearest emergency exit • Isolating switches (electrical)Refer to your notes for a detailed list of signage and procedures ofuse, also resource OH&S manual. Regular training sessions will be held.
  9. 9. Evacuation Plan
  10. 10. Responsibilities of employees• Reporting procedures• Accident reports and formsPersonal Protection Equipment• Issue and proper fit confirmed• Monitoring equipmentThere are specific forms related to all procedures, these areoutlined in the OH&S manual. All forms and safety issue issupplied by the OH&S Supervisor, know who this person is andwhere he/she is located.
  11. 11. General SafetyEmployers and employees have a duty of care toprovide a healthy and safe environment underOccupational Health and Safety regulations.Employers need to ensure all employees are awareof OH&S responsibilities. Seminar’s and trainingsession’s is a compulsory part of you employment.This will be a half day event every three months.• Housekeeping and waste removal• Procedure for Fire, injury and assault• Drug and Alcohol• Machine operations
  12. 12. Personal Safety ProcedureUnderstand what discrimination or harassment means underthe relevant legislation.All employers and employees are entitled to a fair go, underno circumstances do you have to suffer or put up withdiscrimination in the workplace.As your employer it is my duty to act on any receivedcomplaints and will enforce correct procedures are followed.• Assessment of complaint• Separate private/confidential Interviews• Enter into Mediation Process• Assess and formulate agreement• Implement and signA comprehensive procedure covers all injury, evacuation anddiscrimination in the OH&S manual. All appropriate forms availablefrom the OH&S Supervisor.
  13. 13. Risk Management• Employers and employees should always be aware of injuries.• All injuries to be reported and appropriate form completed.• Evaluation procedure to ensure accident should not recur• Implementation of new strategies• Follow up and report on findingsMake yourself aware of risk, here are a few common ones – RSI –Paper cuts – Neck injuries - Back injuries – Eye strain – Trips - Falls– Noise – StressWhat do you need to do to eliminate some or all of these, take careand implement short break move around a little and follow theexercises routine in the OH&S manual.
  14. 14. Evacuation Plan• Know what the evacuation procedure is• Know who your safety office is (He/she is in charge)• Follow evacuations instructions (He/she will designate certain tasks)• Leave to designated safe area (Make this area known to you. This area is located outside the building and is clearly marked on evacuation plan located in foyer• A detailed plan of premises is also displayed in the foyer which includes - all fire extinguisher – first aidkits – emergency exits – evacuation points.

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