WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICYCategory/Business GroupHuman Resources – Corporate ServicesPublished Externally (Yes/No)YesApproverChief Executive OfficerResponsible OfficerChief of StaffContact OfficerHuman Resources ManagerEffective Date6/10/2020Next Review Date6/10/2023Version2Policy ApprovalApproverResponsible OfficerPolicy OfficerLaurie PearceyMai-Lynda AllenHayley UNSW Global Pty Limited ACN 086 418 582 01020K (ELICOS) and 00098G (Foundation/Diploma)Page 1 of 6

1Background and purposeUNSW Global is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for workers (staff,volunteers and contractors) and visitors (including UNSW Global students) to theworkplace. This policy defines the principles of this commitment and UNSW Global’sapproach to the continuous improvement of health and safety in the workplace.2DefinitionsHealth and Safety Committee means the committee at UNSW Global comprising electedemployees for the purpose of consulting on workplace, health and safety matters.PCBU means a Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking.UNSW means the University of New South Wales.WHS means work health and safety.WHS Act means the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NSW).WHS Management System means UNSW Global’s Work Health and Safety ManagementSystem including but not limited to policies, procedures and guides.WHS Regulation means the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 (NSW).3ScopeThis policy applies to all UNSW Global workers (staff, volunteers and contractors) andvisitors to UNSW Global’s premises.For UNSW Global workers, this policy applies to all premises where workers engage inactivities related to UNSW Global including locations outside of UNSW Global’s premisesand during travel on behalf of UNSW Global. For visitors, this policy applies at UNSWGlobal premises or while participating in authorised UNSW Global activities.Workers and visitors must also comply with UNSW’s Health and Safety Policy andinstructions when attending UNSW’s premises, such as the Kensington campus. See“Related Policies and Procedures” below for further information.4Legal and policy frameworkAs a ‘person conducting a business or undertaking’ (PCBU) pursuant to the Work Healthand Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act), UNSW Global is committed to ensuring that it complieswith the WHS Act and other relevant legislation and industry standards. UNSW Global mayalso modify its workplace from time to time in a manner consistent with public healthrequirements pursuant to the Public Health Act (NSW).All workers and visitors must comply with this policy and any other reasonable instruction,policy or procedure communicated from time to time by UNSW Global. Failure to followsafe systems of work, misuse of health and safety equipment, bypassing of a risk controlUNSW Global Pty Limited ACN 086 418 582 01020K (ELICOS) and 00098G (Foundation/Diploma)Page 2 of 6

measure or interfering with another person’s efforts to work safely, may infringe the WHSAct framework. Non-compliance will be managed pursuant to the Code of Conduct.5ObjectivesPursuant to the WHS Act, UNSW Global has duties to ensure, as far as is reasonablypracticable:(a)the provision and maintenance of a work environment without risks to health andsafety;(b)the provision and maintenance of safe plant and structures;(c)the provision and maintenance of safe systems of work;(d)the safe use, handling, and storage of plant, structures and substances;(e)the provision of adequate facilities for the welfare at work of workers in carrying outwork for the business or undertaking, including ensuring access to those facilities;(f)the provision of any information, training, instruction or supervision that is necessaryto protect all persons from risks to their health and safety arising from work carriedout as part UNSW Global’s activities; and(g)that the health of workers and the conditions at the workplace are monitored for thepurpose of preventing illness or injury of workers arising from the conduct of UNSWGlobal (to the extent permitted by privacy law).UNSW Global will also seek to continually improve its WHS systems, materials andperformance.67Consultation(a)UNSW Global is committed to consultation, co-operation and co-ordination betweenmanagement and workers as far as reasonably practicable and in accordance withthe WHS Act;(b)Consultation will be undertaken in accordance with UNSW Global’s WHSConsultation Procedure; andImplementationThe strategies to implement this policy include:(a)Active involvement and commitment of management and the Executive Team;(b)The ongoing provision of a Health and Safety Committee as required by the WHSAct;(c)Identification and control of hazards;(d)Investigation and reporting of all accidents and dangerous incidents;UNSW Global Pty Limited ACN 086 418 582 01020K (ELICOS) and 00098G (Foundation/Diploma)Page 3 of 6

8(e)Consult with workers on health and safety matters as required by the WHS Act;(f)Provision of first aid and emergency procedures;(g)Provision of information, training and supervision as necessary for safety; and(h)Ongoing review and improvement of the WHS Management System.CommunicationThis policy will be publicly accessible on UNSW Global’s website and a copy will be placedon common area noticeboards in UNSW Global workplaces. The policy is also madeavailable on the staff intranet.9Responsibilities(a)UNSW Board membersThe UNSW Global Board has ultimate responsibility for the management of healthand safety at UNSW Global. The UNSW Global Board must ensure the businesscomplies with its work health and safety obligations. Under work health and safetylaws, if an officer of a corporation doesn’t take all reasonable and practical steps tofulfil health and safety obligations, they may be liable if an incident occurs in theworkplace.(b)UNSW Global Executive TeamThe UNSW Global Executive Team are responsible for providing leadership toensure communication of this policy and effective implementation of and adherenceto this policy within their area of control.(c)Supervisors and managersSupervisors and managers are responsible for implementing this policy in theirbusiness or administrative unit. This will be measured via their annual performancereviews. In particular, supervisors and managers are responsible for:(d)(i)the provision and maintenance of the workplace in a safe and securecondition;(ii)active involvement in the development, promotion and implementation ofhealth and safety policies and procedures;(iii)training employees in the safe performance of their assigned tasks; and(iv)the provision of resources to meet UNSW Global’s health and safetycommitments.Workers, UNSW Global students and visitorsWorkers and visitors are responsible for complying with the following when attendingUNSW Global or UNSW’s premises:UNSW Global Pty Limited ACN 086 418 582 01020K (ELICOS) and 00098G (Foundation/Diploma)Page 4 of 6

(e)(i)taking reasonable care for their own safety and the safety of others; and(ii)complying with any reasonable instruction, policy or procedure of UNSWGlobal and UNSW in relation to health and safety.ApproverThe Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the approval of this policy.(f)Responsible OfficerThe Head of Human Resources is responsible for the implementation, disseminationand review of this policy.(g)Contact OfficerThe Human Resources Business Partner is responsible for the day to dayimplementation of this policy and is the first point of contact for all enquiries thatrelate to this policy.(h)Policy AdministrationThe Legal and Compliance Team is responsible for the administration and publishingof this policy.10ReviewThis policy is due for review three years from its date of implementation or in case oflegislative or regulatory changes.1112Related legal framework and other documentation(a)Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NSW)(b)Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017 (NSW)(c)Public Health Act 2010 (NSW)(d)Workers Compensation Act 1987 (NSW)(e)Workplace Injury Management and Workers’ Compensation Act 1998 (NSW)Related Policies and Procedures(a)Work Health and Safety Procedure(b)Employment Policy(c)WHS Consultation Procedure(d)WHS Hazard Reporting and Risk Assessment Procedure(e)WHS Incident Reporting and Investigation Procedure(f)Workplace Injury Management ProcedureUNSW Global Pty Limited ACN 086 418 582 01020K (ELICOS) and 00098G (Foundation/Diploma)Page 5 of 6

(g)Return to Work Program Procedure(h)WHS Hazard Report Form(i)WHS Hazard Risk Assessment and Register(j)WHS Incident Report and Investigation Form(k)Workstation Checklist(l)Anti-discrimination, Bullying and Harassment Procedure(m)Workplace Flexibility Procedure(n)Code of Conduct(o)UNSW’s Health and Safety Policy and associate framework (available on UNSW’sGovernance website at Sydney Student Code of ConductVersion HistoryVersionControlDate EffectiveApproved ByAmendment Notes2.06/10/2020CEOUpdated to align with WHS Actterminology and clarify application ofpolicy to students and visitors1.010/02/2017CEOAdministrative updates: change of a Policytemplate to reflect the new UNSW GlobalBranding Guideline.UNSW Global Pty Limited ACN 086 418 582 01020K (ELICOS) and 00098G (Foundation/Diploma)Page 6 of 6

Act framework. Non-compliance will be managed pursuant to the Code of Conduct. 5 Objectives Pursuant to the WHS Act, UNSW Global has duties to ensure, as far as is reasonably practicable: (a) the provision and maintenance of a work environment without risks to health and safety; (b) the provision and maintenance of safe plant and structures;