An approval allows for a statutory Director to approve a process, equipment, standard, course or training agency, or an alternative to strict compliance with a specific legislated provision. Section 56 of the OHS Act covers approvals. Please refer to LI030-2TMP for form.
These programs promote worker and employer cooperation in identifying and solving health and safety concerns at the work site. Health and safety programs also promote awareness of and interest in health and safety.
This self-evaluation tool has been developed to assist you with applying for an approval to vary from the joint worksite health and safety committee (HSC) or health and safety representative (HS rep) requirements and applicable provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, the regulations and the OHS Code. Please refer to the "Applying for an HSC/HS rep approval" bulletin for information on how to submit this form (LI030-2).