Requirements and guidance materials to use before purchasing plant, equipment or chemicals


Health & Safety: Purchasing requirements


Safety Bulletin 15/03: Prepurchase Risk Assessment

Australian Standards commonly used in purchasing

A health a safety prepurchase checklist is essential to ensure that before you decide to purchase plant, equipment or chemicals, you have considered:

  • The potential risks to the health and safety of people or the environment associated with the item purchased; and
  • how you will eliminate or mitigate these risks; and
  • what new or additional hazards will be present in your workplace or systems of work as a result of the purchase