Contractor Inductions

Contractor General Induction

All contractors, their employees and any sub-contractors or suppliers who are engaged to perform works or deliver services within any worksite controlled by, or on behalf of Latrobe or Kentish Councils MUST successfully complete the Online General Induction.

The induction is provided as a general guide and all contractors/suppliers must ensure that WHS legislative compliance is met through their own management systems.  The induction can be completed using a standard web browser and it will take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete.

The General Induction is a 4 step process:

1.  Download, print and complete the Contractors Safety Compliance Checklist (697kb)

Attach all relevant current copies of insurances, including public liability, workers compensation (where you employ a person coming onto site), motor vehicle cover and professional indemnity (if applicable).  Copies of any relevant trade certificates or high risk licences are also required.

2.  Complete the online induction at the link below.

3.  Print and sign the CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION. 

4.  Forward ALL the above documentation via

Mail:    WHS Officer, Latrobe Council, PO Box 63, Latrobe TAS 7307 
OR:     WHS Officer, Kentish Council, PO Box 63, Sheffield TAS 7306
NOTE:  Works must not commence until receipt of all relevant documentation

The induction will be valid for two (2) years; however you will be required to provide evidence of your insurances on an annual basis.

A site specific induction may also be required for specific jobs/projects.

If you have any questions in relation to the induction, please contact Council’s WHS/Risk Officer at 6426 4444.

Links:   Worksafe Tasmania –
Tasmanian Legislation Online –

Start Online Contractor Induction