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OHS Manual for Cleaning Businesses



This OHS Manual template is designed for cleaning businesses in Victoria to efficiently document and manage their occupational health and safety systems. Adhering to the ISO45001 standards, this manual is the go-to resource for businesses dedicated to elevating their safety protocols. This manual is fully editable and customisable to include your business details and comes with a wide range of useful forms. If you operate in other States and Territories, please see our WHS Manual for All States.


Key Sections

The manual includes detailed sections to help manage and improve safety in your workplace:

  • Overview
  • References
  • Definitions
  • Our Organisation
  • Leadership and Employee Participation
  • Planning
  • Support
  • Operation
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Improvement
  • Drugs and Alcohol
  • Smoking in the Workplace
  • Sun Safety
  • Hazardous Manual Handling
  • Traffic Control
  • Fit for Work
  • COVID-19 in the Workplace
  • Managing Psychological Hazards Policy
  • Organisational Responsibilities
  • Mental Health Planning
  • Consultation, Cooperation & Coordination
  • Training
  • Hazard & Opportunity Reporting
  • Risk Management
  • Incident Management
  • Workplace Harassment / Bullying
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Managing Aggressive Customers
  • Work Environment / Workload


Appendix: Procedures and Forms

This part of the manual includes all the common procedures and forms needed:

  • Health and Safety Plan
    • Health and Safety Review Checklist
    • Health and Safety Plan
  • Risk Management
    • Hazard/Risk Identification Register
    • Risk Assessment Form
    • Blank SWMS
    • Blank SWP
  • Hazard & Opportunity Reporting
    • Hazard & Opportunity Report Form
  • Legal Requirements and Other Requirements Register
  • Objectives and Outcomes Procedure
  • Induction
    • First Day Induction Checklist
    • Subcontractor Induction Checklist
  • Training and Qualifications
    • Skills / Competency Needs Assessment
    • Employee Competency, Licence and Training Record
    • Training Attendance Record
    • Company Training Register
  • Injury/Incident Management
    • Injury/Incident Report
    • Incident Investigation Form
    • Incident Register
  • Return to Work
    • Suitable Duties Plan
  • Consultation & Communication Procedure
    • Record of Safety Meeting Form
  • Health and Safety Representatives and Committees
  • Documentation and Data Control
  • WHS Audit
    • Audit Record Form
    • Corrective and Preventative Action Report (CAPAR)
  • Issue Resolution
  • Emergency Procedures
    • Emergency Procedures for Employees
    • Bomb Threats Suspect Package
    • Bomb Threat Checklist
    • Medical Emergency
    • Evacuation Review Report
  • Workplace Inspection Procedures Review
    • Annual Workplace Inspection Calendar
    • Workplace Inspection Checklist
  • Stop Work Authority
  • Office Safety
  • Ergonomics
    • Workstation Assessment
  • Fatigue Management
  • Health Surveillance
  • First Aid
  • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Personal Protective Equipment Issue Record
  • Plant and Equipment
    • Plant Identification Register & Maintenance Schedule
    • Plant Maintenance Register
    • Plant Pre-Start Checklist
  • Electrical Safety
  • Tools – Hand and Power Operated
  • Chemical Management Procedure
    • Chemical Register
    • Chemical Risk Assessment Worksheet
  • Ladder Safety
    • Ladder Inspection Checklist
  • Lighting
  • Site Safety
    • Site Pre-Start Checklist
    • Site Inspection Checklist
  • Work at Client Premises
  • Heat Management
  • Hearing Conservation (Noise)
  • Safe Driving
    • Vehicle Inspection
  • Vehicle Accident Procedure
    • Vehicle Accident Report Form
  • Subcontractor Management
    • Subcontractor Assessment Form
  • Biohazards


Key Features

Ideal for small to medium-sized cleaning businesses in Victoria, this OHS manual allows you to quickly set up and document your safety systems. Its fully editable, allowing for easy customisation to your specific needs, helping to ensure effective safety management with minimal hassles.

Cleaning OHS Manual (Victoria)

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  • Instant delivery via email.
  • Easily add your logo and business details.
  • Fully Editable (Microsoft Word Format).
  • Customisation instructions provided.
  • In line with Australian legislation.
  • Pay once, no ongoing subscriptions.

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