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I work as a supervisor for an industrial cleaning company that currently has about 80 employees over a large site as well as a mine site. but the question no one can answer is what is the maximum number of employees that 1 supervisor is legally responsible for. i am in south australia

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I am staff, there is currently only 3 supervisors to look after up to 75 employees

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Not really just want to know if there is any law that governs companies to a ratio. so is it 10 -1 ect?

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Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

Dear customer, in relation to your important matter, there is no limit on the number of employees that a supervisor is to manage. The key question in your circumstance, is whether the company has proper policy and procedures for the supervisior to manager all the employees for OHS. Where OHS is not managed properly by the company this will then become an indirect problem for the supervisor, as the supervisor needs to bring this to the attention of the management. The role of supervisor and the responsibilities that you hold to implement proper OHS which may include sub-supervisors for such a large workforce will depend on the contract of employment you have entered into with the employer.

If you would like to discuss this matter further by telephone, I welcome you to request those services.

If you have any further questions, I would be pleased to answer those for you.

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