Welcome to Home Group WA Contractor Safety Portal

Home Group are committed to ensuring our contractors and employees work in a safe environment. 

Why do I need to prequalify and induct my employees?

If one of our representatives has asked you to complete an induction and you wish to be considered for future project opportunities you must complete the Home Group Business Prequalification and Site Safety Induction.

Prequalification is the first step towards working with us. This ensures all our suppliers and contractors are committed to satisfying health and safety requirements for goods and services offered. 

How do I register a Company as a Home Group supplier or subcontractor?

  1. Prepare your documents (Refer to the required documents below)
  2. Complete the relevant Business Prequalification
  3. Await Business Approval
  4. Complete Site Safety Inductions 
    • Each of your employees /subcontractors working onsite complete this, including Working Directors
    • Suppliers of product to the verge do not need to complete this step

Required documents: 

INSURANCES

Please provide insurance certificates including Public Liability, Workers Compensation or Workcover and/or Income Protection (Income protection is not mandatory) to Home Group on the Business Prequalification portal and continue to upload updated certificates as they are renewed.

SAFE WORK METHOD STATEMENTS (SWMS)

For high risk works subcontractors are required to have Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS) under OSH Regulation 3.143. These must be signed by all who undertake the task onsite and kept onsite for reference and audit purposes. Andy from Millenium Safety Net Services has developed  SWMS for high risk tasks which can be provided to you free of charge to ensure compliance. Once these have been signed, please upload them to the business prequalification portal.  Contact safety@homegroup.com.au to obtain SWMS.

ELECTRICAL TEST & TAG

If you use any electrical equipment onsite, it is a requirement of OSH Regulation 3.61 that all equipment is tested and tagged in accordance with AS/NZS 3012:2010.  Please provide a register of this being completed by a licensed professional every 3 months by uploading the register to the business prequalification portal.

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS (MSDS)

If you use any hazardous substances onsite, it is a requirement of OSH Regulation 5.11 that you and your employees are aware of the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) safety and health requirements. Please provide these to Home Group by uploading them to the business prequalification portal.

 

 

Choose one of the Business Prequalification Options below which best describes the work you do for Home Group
subcontractors
Subcontractor Business Prequalification

The company representative will need to register here before they or any company employees can complete the individual inductions. This only needs to be completed once for each company.

"If you are a Business providing product, trade or service within the construction site (not the verge), you are required to complete a Subcontractor Business Prequalification."

brickpaver
Supplier Business Prequalification

“If you are a Business supplying product to the verge only of a construction site you are required to complete the Supplier Business Prequalification”

* You and your employees are not required to complete individual safety inductions because you do not work onsite.

contractor
Site Safety Induction

This induction is for Subcontractor Employees who work onsite. Once your company is approved, you and your employees will need to register to complete your individual site  safety inductions.

Please note that sole traders who have been approved must also register to complete the individual safety induction - a different username to the company email will be required.

Welcome to Home Group VIC Contractor Safety Portal

Home Group are committed to ensuring our contractors and employees work in a safe environment. 

Why do I need to prequalify and induct my employees?

If one of our representatives has asked you to complete an induction and you wish to be considered for future project opportunities you must complete the Home Group Business Prequalification and Site Safety Induction.

Prequalification is the first step towards working with us. This ensures all our suppliers and contractors are committed to satisfying health and safety requirements for goods and services offered. 

How do I register a Company as a Home Group supplier or subcontractor?

  1. Prepare your documents (Refer to the required documents below)
  2. Complete the relevant Business Prequalification
  3. Await Business Approval
  4. Complete Site Safety Inductions 
    • Each of your employees /subcontractors working onsite complete this, including Working Directors
    • Suppliers of product to the verge do not need to complete this step

Required documents: 

INSURANCES

Please provide insurance certificates including Public Liability, Workers Compensation or Workcover and/or Income Protection (Income protection is not mandatory) to Home Group on the Business Prequalification portal and continue to upload updated certificates as they are renewed.

SAFE WORK METHOD STATEMENTS (SWMS)

For high risk works subcontractors are required to have Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS) under OSH Regulation 3.143. These must be signed by all who undertake the task onsite and kept onsite for reference and audit purposes. Andy from Millenium Safety Net Services has developed  SWMS for high risk tasks which can be provided to you free of charge to ensure compliance. Once these have been signed, please upload them to the business prequalification portal. Contact safety@homegroup.com.au to obtain SWMS.

ELECTRICAL TEST & TAG

If you use any electrical equipment onsite, it is a requirement of OSH Regulation 3.61 that all equipment is tested and tagged in accordance with AS/NZS 3012:2010.  Please provide a register of this being completed by a licensed professional every 3 months by uploading the register to the business prequalification portal.

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS (MSDS)

If you use any hazardous substances onsite, it is a requirement of OSH Regulation 5.11 that you and your employees are aware of the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) safety and health requirements. Please provide these to Home Group by uploading them to the business prequalification portal.

 

Choose one of the Business Prequalification Options below which best describes the work you do for Home Group
subcontractors
Subcontractor Business Prequalification

The company representative will need to register here before they or any company employees can complete the individual inductions. This only needs to be completed once for each company. 

“If you are a Business providing product, trade or service within the construction site (not the verge), you are required to complete a Subcontractor Business Prequalification.”

brickpaver
Supplier Business Prequalification

“If you are a Business supplying product to the verge only of a construction site you are required to complete the Supplier Business Prequalification”

* You and your employees are not required to complete individual safety inductions because you do not work onsite.

contractor
Site Safety Induction

This induction is for Subcontractor Employees who work onsite.

Once your company is approved, you and your employees will need to register to complete your individual site safety inductions. 

Please note that sole traders who have been approved must also register to complete the individual safety induction - a different username to the company email will be required.