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AS 4811:2022


Workforce screening

This document sets out requirements and guidance for the development of organization-specific workforce screening principles, policies and processes.This document applies to organizations of any type and size. It does not apply to other recruitment activities such as competency assessment and talent matching, which are beyond the scope of this document.This document can be read in conjunction with the additional reading matter listed in the Bibliography.
Published: 04/03/2022
Pages: 31
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About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Normative references
1.3 Terms and definitions
2 Workforce screening
2.1 Workforce screening principles
2.2 Legislation and regulation
2.3 Communication
2.4 Privacy and confidentiality
2.5 Organizational probity
2.6 Responsibility
2.7 Risk management
2.8 Process
2.8.1 Overview
2.8.2 Basic requirements and guidance
2.8.3 Screening requirements in position description
2.8.4 Review candidate eligibility General Fit and proper person Eligibility and suitability
2.8.5 Confirm eligibility and suitability General Communication Identity Integrity Credentials
2.8.6 Employer notification obligations General Make offer or reject Right of review
2.8.7 Records and documentation General Access to documentation Keeping records
2.8.8 Screening lifecycle General Periodic revalidation Continuous evaluation Review of access privileges
3 Personnel employed in screening
Appendix A
A.1 General
A.2 General process overview
A.3 Process components
A.3.1 General
A.3.2 Application of risk management activities
A.3.3 Context
A.3.4 Criteria
A.3.5 Communication and consultation
A.3.6 Monitoring and review
A.3.7 Risk assessment
A.3.7.1 General
A.3.7.2 Risk identification
A.3.7.3 Risk analysis
A.3.7.4 Risk evaluation
A.4 Risk treatment
A.4.1 General
A.4.2 Selection of program risk treatment options
A.4.3 Preparing and implementing risk treatment plans
A.5 Recording and reporting
A.6 Assessing candidate risk
A.6.1 General
A.6.2 Assessing suitability of individual candidates
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DR AS 4811:2021
AS 4811—2006
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