seb323 week 12a - SEB323 Managing Industrial Organisations...

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1 SEB323 Managing Industrial Organisations Week 12a Lecture 2 nd Semester 2007 School of Engineering and Information Technology Faculty of Science and Technology Waurn Ponds Campus Assignment 3: due today Wednesday 10 October > Only one submission per group is needed ± One member needs to make the submission on DSO ± Make sure the electronic coversheet lists all members > Make sure all members are listed on presentation’s cover slide Housekeeping
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2 Assignment 4: Engineering Education Journal > Due date is last day of semester – Friday 19 th October > Use the MS Word Template posted up on DSO to prepare your submission ± Work through the template ± Should take most people 1 – 2 hours to complete. > Don’t forget to paste-in or attach your current resume ± Student Life has an online resume building tool if you need one http://www.deakin.edu.au/studentlife/careers/ Housekeeping Module 4: Occupational Health and Safety Topic 4: Hazard Management
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3 The Accident Model of OHS Problems Contributing Factors Event Outcomes Hazards Accident or exposure to hazards -Injury -Disease -Loss OHS: Risks and Hazards What is Risk? > Australian Standard AS/NZS 4360:2004 defines risk as: ± The chance of something happening that will have an impact on objectives > A risk is often specified in terms of an event or circumstance and the consequences that may flow from it. > Risk is measured in terms of a combination of the consequences of an event and their likelihood > Risk may have a positive or negative impact. Source: AS/NZS 4360:2004 : Risk Management
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4 OHS: Risks and Hazards What is a Hazard? > Australian Standard AS/NZS 4360:2004 defines a hazard as: ± A source of potential harm > Australian Standard AS/NZS 4801 also defines as: ± A source or a situation with a potential for harm in terms of human injury or ill-health, damage to property, damage to the environment, or a combination of these Source: AS/NZS 4360:2004 : Risk Management OHS Hazards So we can say that a hazard is: A source or a situation with a potential for harm ± in terms of human injury or ill-health, damage to property, damage to the environment, or a combination of these Hazard Classifications: 1. Environmental Hazards 2. Systems Hazards 3. Human Hazards
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5 Hazard Management > Identifying, and reducing or eliminating, or at least mitigating the hazards that are contributing factors leading to accidents and illness in the workplace > Proactive approach aimed at preventing hazardous OHS events ± Or at least significantly reducing the seriousness of the consequences > The management focus is on prevention of hazardous OHS events in
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