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Construction Induction Whitecard

The Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 set out mandatory requirements for the provision of construction safety induction training, for employees or self-employed people doing construction work at a workplace in Western Australia.

The training required by the regulations is not designed to take the place of work site or task specific instruction, training or supervision.

The Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 and this industry guidance apply to:

  • employers, main contractors or people having control of a workplace where employees or self-employed people do construction work; and
  • employees or self-employed people who do construction work.

This extends to contractors and workers engaged under labour hire arrangements and other alternative employment arrangements.

Main Roads WA

Responsible for delivering and management of a safe and efficient main road network in WA through operations including:

  • Building the state’s major government road infrastructure projects;
  • Providing infrastructure and operations that improve road efficiency resulting in improvements in traffic and freight levels of service;
  • Maintaining the state’s major government roads, bridges, verges and reserves;
  • Using technology to optimise the real-time management of the network and providing traveller information; and
  • Improving community amenity through the development and roadside stopping places, the incorporation or public art into infrastructure and understanding the needs of all transport users.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

The USI is a reference number made up of ten numbers and letters. It’s free, easy to create and stays with you for life.

You’ll need a USI if you are a:

  • new or continuing student undertaking nationally recognised training
  • higher education student in a Commonwealth supported place or graduating in 2023 and beyond.

Without one, you won’t be able to receive your statement of attainment, qualification, or award. You also won’t be eligible for higher education support, like HECS-HELP.

For VET students, the USI gives you access to an online record of your nationally recognised training in the form of a VET transcript. This can be used when:

  • applying for a job
  • seeking a credit transfer
  • demonstrating pre-requisites when undertaking further training.

Construction Training Fund (CTF)

Construction Training Fund is creating a skilled and sustainable workforce for the Western Australian building and construction industry. It collects a training levy and use it to reduce the cost of training a diverse, job-ready workforce and educate the next generation about the variety of exciting roles and opportunities on offer in our industry.

Austroads Guide

Austroads publishes a range of Guides which cover the design, construction, maintenance and operation of the road network in Australia and New Zealand.

All road agencies across Australasia have adopted the Austroads Guides.

The Guides document agreed methods and processes, and provide information about new technologies and procedures related to the road and road transport industry.

+61 2 8265 3300

Department of Transport

The Department of Transport (DoT) has been operating in its current form since 1 July 2009 when the former Department for Planning and Infrastructure split into three new departments, one of which was DoT.

DoT is part of the Transport Portfolio, which also includes Main Roads Western Australia, the Public Transport Authority, METRONET, the Westport Taskforce, the Portfolio Strategic Projects Office, and the Office of Major Transport Infrastructure Delivery.

DoT integrates and enhances coordination of the State’s transport operations, regulatory functions, and planning and policy development processes to deliver a diverse range of specialist transport services that benefit and support Western Australians.

Traffic Management Association of Australia

The Traffic Management industry is a key player in the infrastructure, road network, planning and building, public events emergency services, utility services, repair and reconstruction sectors throughout Australia. With State Divisions working together through TMAA the nationalisation and standardisation of this rapidly growing industry can take place. The TMAA members and board will target key committees and decision making bodies to provide advice and feedback on policy, processes and procedures for the future of the industry.

1300 798 772
Operate Truck Mounted Attenuator (OTMA) Re-accreditation

National Road Transport Association

The National Road Transport Operators Association was formed in 1994 when the Long Distance Road Transport Association (started in 1948) and the National Transport Federation (started in 1986) decided to combine their respective strengths. From this partnership, NatRoad has developed into Australia’s leading Association for long-distance and regionally based road freight operators. In 2008, NatRoad merged with the Australian Road Train Association to create the largest and most powerful grassroots national representative organisation in Australia.

Safework Australia

Safe Work Australia is an Australian government statutory agency. It develops national policy to improve work health and safety (WHS) and workers’ compensation arrangements across Australia.

WorkCover WA

WorkCover WA is the government agency responsible for overseeing and regulating the workers’ compensation and injury management scheme in Western Australia.

Western Australia Government

Western Australia Government

WA Department of Mines & Petroleum

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) was formed on 1 July 2017, as a result of merging the Department of Commerce and Department of Mines and Petroleum.

Its mission is to support a safe, fair and responsible future for the Western Australian community, industry and resources sector.

DMIRS’ organisational structure has consolidated its operations under six groups to ensure the community and industry receives excellent service.

AustRoads

Austroads is the collective of the Australian and New Zealand transport agencies, representing all levels of government.

It provides high-quality, practical and impartial advice, information, tools and services to help its members to deliver efficient, reliable and safe mobility to their customers.

+61 2 8265 3300

Civil Contractors Federation

Civil Contractors Federation is the peak body representing Australia’s civil construction industry, supporting members’ businesses and providing a unified voice to all levels of government. The CCF has branches in all states and territories and has around 2000 Contractor and Associate members nationally.

CCF members are responsible for the construction and maintenance of Australia’s infrastructure, including roads, bridges, pipelines, drainage, ports and utilities. Members also play a vital role in the residential and commercial construction industry by providing earthmoving and land development services including the provision of power, water, communications and gas.

National Road Transport Association

The National Road Transport Operators Association was formed in 1994 when the Long Distance Road Transport Association (started in 1948) and the National Transport Federation (started in 1986) decided to combine their respective strengths. From this partnership, NatRoad has developed into Australia’s leading Association for long-distance and regionally based road freight operators. In 2008, NatRoad merged with the Australian Road Train Association to create the largest and most powerful grassroots national representative organisation in Australia.

National Transport Commission

The National Transport Commission leads national land transport reform in support of all Australian governments to improve safety, productivity, environmental outcomes and regulatory efficiency.

Australian Trucking Association

The Australian Trucking Association and its member associations collectively represent 50,000 businesses and 200,000 people in the Australian trucking industry. It is committed to safety, professionalism and viability.

The ATA was established to improve the trucking industry’s safety, professionalism and viability after the Grafton truck and bus crash in October 1989. The accident claimed 21 lives and was the worst accident in Australian road transport history at the time.

+61 2 6253 6900

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