Crown Institute of Business and Technology Pty Ltd ABN 86 116 018 412 National Provider No: 91371 CRICOS Provider Code: 02870D North Sydney Campus : 116 Pacifc Highway North Sydney NSW 2060 P 02 9955 BSBSUS501 Assessment Task 2 Written Response & Case Study v1.0 Page 1 of 3 BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Assessment Task 2 – Written Response & Case Study Part A 1.Provide an example of compliance requirements that may apply to your organisation or industry from each of the following categories: a) Commonwealth or state and territory legislative requirements ANS example : Contour Systems Pty Ltd trading as Contour College ensures that compliance with Commonwealth, State or Territory legislation and regulatory requirements relevant to its operations is integrated into its policies and procedures and that compliance is maintained. Contour Systems Pty Ltd identifies and complies with relevant State or Territory laws including Commonwealth or state/Territory legislation on: o Work Health & Safety o Workplace harassment, victimisation and bullying; o Anti-discrimination, including equal opportunity, racial vilification, disability discrimination; o Privacy; o Vocational education and training; and o Apprenticeships and traineeships b) Codes of practice ANS A code of practice provides detailed information on how you can achieve the standards required under the work health and safety (WHS) laws. These do not replace the WHS laws, but codes of practice can be issued to help make understanding what you have to do a little easier. An inspector can refer to a code of practice when issuing an improvement or prohibition notice .Under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 , codes of
Crown Institute of Business and Technology Pty Ltd ABN 86 116 018 412 National Provider No: 91371 CRICOS Provider Code: 02870D North Sydney Campus : 116 Pacifc Highway North Sydney NSW 2060 P 02 9955 BSBSUS501 Assessment Task 2 Written Response & Case Study v1.0 Page 2 of 3 practice are admissible in court proceedings.Courts may regard a code of practice as evidence of what is known about a hazard, risk or control, and rely on it to determine what is ' reasonably practicable ' in the circumstances to which the code relates. It is recognised that equivalent or better ways of achieving the required work health and safety outcomes may be possible. For that reason compliance with codes of practice is not mandatory providing that any other method used provides an equivalent or higher standard of work health and safety than suggested by the code of practice. As well as codes of practice, Safe Work Australia has guidance material that can also help you achieve the standards under WHS laws. c) Local government requirements ANS Local Government Act 1993 occurred between mid January and mid March 2016, and the Office of Local Government (OLG) has indicated its intention for the legislation to be into (and perhaps through) Parliament by June.
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