Online WHS Systems in Local Government

Online WHS Systems is used throughout many Local Government Departments.

Let’s explore what Local Government Departments get out of Online WHS Systems and the benefits to the industry.

Safety in the Government Industry

We use software every day to manage our business processes. Why should safety management be any different? Online WHS Systems keeps workplace health and safety top of mind for businesses in the Government Industry.

Request a Callback!

Safety in Local Government

Typically Local Government Departments have multiple worksites including Parks, Community Centres, Council Buildings, Libraries and Child Care Centres. Managing all these different facets of their business can be extremely difficult and usually many local governments have multiple systems to do so which is not cost-effective and also hard to develop comprehensive reports across the whole departments. That’s where Online WHS Systems can manage not only multi departments but also help reduce the need for multiple systems as Online WHS is easy to use but a comprehensive tool. Complete with:

  • Department Management Features
  • Online E-Learning Module
  • Qualification and Training Needs Analysis Module
  • Contractor Management
  • Plant and Equipment Management
  • Maintenance Management
  • Employee and Volunteer Management.

Some of our clients include:


What Online WHS Systems focuses on in this Industry

  • To make safety easy – All an employee needs to do is scan a QR Code to complete a form, checklist or report a hazard or incident.
  • To make safety accessible – Online WHS Systems is a cloud-based system which can be used anywhere with an internet connection.
  • To make safety simple – Employees can log in to the system and know exactly what needs to be actioned by clicking one simple button, the ‘To-Do List’.
  • To make safety efficient – Online WHS Systems is an automated system. If something needs to be actioned, the relevant person is alerted via email or SMS.

“I looked at 23 other WHS Systems over the tender process and liked Online WHS Systems so much, I not only recommended it for Questacon – but have become a consultant for Global Safety Systems.”

Neil Norman, Director, The Safety Guru, Safety Contractor for Questacon

Safety Painpoints in Local Government

What are the painpoints when managing safety in the Local Government and how does Online WHS Systems address and solve these points?

  • 01Repairs and Maintenance

    Staying on top of all the repair work required can be costly and time consuming. Eliminate overheads and time taken to get something fixed by implementing our Maintenance Request process.

    How can Online WHS Systems solve these issues?
    - Use the Maintenance Modules to report maintenance and keep track of your plant and equipment's maintenance history.

  • 01Employee Management and Inductions

    Staying on top of employee information and certifications can be tiresome. Especially in the Aged Care Environment when employees are required to have a large number of certifications.

    How can Online WHS Systems solve these issues?
    - Use the Employee and Contractor Modules to keep track of your employees certifications. The system will alert the administrator and employee when their certification is about to expire so it can be updated.
    - Use the E-Learning Module to induct and train employees in your workplace safety processes.

  • 01Contractor and Volunteer Management

    Contractor/Volunteer management can be a very challenging area and is one often looked past by businesses. An employer has a legal obligation for the work health and safety of any contractors/volunteers working at their place of work or undertaking work for the business.

    How can Online WHS Systems solve these issues?
    - Use the Contractor Register to keep track of contractor certifications, insurances, licences and qualifications.
    - Use the E-Learning Module to make sure contractors are inducted into the safe work processes at the site including emergency procedures.


Online WHS Systems for Local Government

What registers help Local Government Departments manage their safety obligations?

Policy and PlanningInjury Management

The injury Management Module allows your company to analyse the cause and effect of injuries and identifies actions needing to be taken to reduce the risk of that injury happening again in the future.

Injury ManagementPolicies and Procedures Registers

Online WHS Systems can help manage safe work policies and procedures which set up the framework for an efficient, professional and safer workplace.

Risk ManagementChecklist Builder

The Checklist Builder allows you to create checklists which can be related to sites, activities, plant & equipment, chemicals, employees and more.

Employee ManagementInduction Module

The E-Learning Register of Online WHS Systems allows you to assign inductions and records the results.

Record ManagementQualification Matrix and Manager

The Qualification Matrix and Manager allows you to keep track of your employees and qualifications. If you relate a qualification to a position, any employee related to that position without the proper qualifications will be highlighted as yellow in the Qualification Matrix, automatically creating a Training Needs Analysis.

Environmental ManagementTraining Needs Analysis

By simply defining your organisation’s positions and the qualifications/inductions needed to safely perform that role, when an employee is related to that position Online WHS Systems will automatically create an exportable Training Needs Analysis highlighting if any gaps are present in your training.

Record ManagementAudit Builder

Online WHS Systems allows you to build an audit, relate documents and data to the audit to show evidence, enter observations and recommendations and produce exportable reports.

Environmental ManagementMaintenance Manager

In the Maintenance Manager you can develop a maintenance request for a site, location or plant and equipment item.

Record ManagementMeeting Builder

Online WHS Systems has a Meeting Manager that allows you to build your own templates for a meeting including management meetings, toolbox talks, safety meetings and consultation, make minutes and set actions.

Articles relating to Government Safety.

Managing Incidents in the Workplace

Australian workplace injuries cost employers a staggering 1.6 billion dollars a year. How can you put some simple steps in place to reduce the chances.

Plant and Equipment – What is my responsibility?

What is my responsibility to safety legislation? And how is this achievable? Are the questions each small to medium business owner is asking themselves. The.

Managing Your Employees Safety

Your employees are the most important part of your business, so it is only fair that you put their health and safety first. In this.

Managing Hazards in the Workplace

Why should a workplace implement hazard control programs? And how do you go about implementing one? In this article we’re going to discuss how to.

The Safety Checks you Should be Completing

Regular workplace safety checks ensure your workplace meets basic standards of safety. Checklists are a great tool for reminding us to perform certain tasks to.

How to Manage Contractor Safety in your Workplace

Contractor management can be a very challenging area and is one often looked past by businesses. Just because you hire a contractor, doesn’t mean your.