Purchasing of all goods and
services in the School of Physics must be done in accordance
with the HS Purchasing Guideline. Before
ordering any goods Pre-Purchase Checklist for Equipment
should be used, any hazardous material- Pre-Purchase
Checklist for hazardous materials, and
Purchasing - Supplier HS Declaration issued.
Before taking delivery of plant and equipment a risk assessment should be completed to identify any relevant OHS issues, for example, additional safeguards, PPCE required, training necessary, and maintenance schedules.
Upon delivery a Safe Work Procedure must be produced, and staff and students operating the plant must be appropriately trained before it is commissioned for use.
Electrical items should be tested and tagged by School of Physics staff before initial use.
When purchasing a hazardous substance you must ensure that:
services, you must make contractors aware of their HS
responsibilities, and you must give them a safety induction HS805
All contractors have to complete UNSW FM Safety