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Assessment Task 2 BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace Assessment 2 WHS Risk management Part A Risk management policy WHS risk management is the keystone to managing health and safety in the workplace. WHS provides instruction in the identification and reporting of hazards, assessing the risk, and applying the hierarchy of control to minimise any risk to the health and safety of workers and visitors within Australian Hardware workplace. Scope This policy describes our commitment to meeting strategic and operational goals related to risk management. This policy forms part of our commitment to continuous improvement. Risk management will be reviewed through regular training, monitoring, auditing and reporting processes. All Australian Hardware employees are responsible for applying risk management principles and practices in their work areas. Management is responsible for ensuring risk management principles are applied. Framework AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009 Risk management – Principles and guidelines This risk management policy specifies that: • All business activities must be assessed for risk prior to commencing and then managed throughout • Risk identification, analysis, evaluation and treatment must be reported and updated in the Australian Hardware risk register. Responsibility The Australian Hardware’s responsibilities include: implementing WHS policies and procedures to ensure that the provisions of the WHS Act are met in the workplace ensuring that adequate safety training is provided to workers to enable them to work safely consulting with all workers on changes to work practices and equipment participating in all the consultative structures established in accordance with the WHS Act and the ASC WHS Policy identifying and evaluating hazards in the workplace and where necessary, making recommendations about hazard control ensuring that safety inspections/ audits of the workplace are undertaken
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Assessment Task 2 BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace notifying and reporting accidents and dangerous occurrences, in accordance with the requirements of the Act and the ASC’s WHS policies and procedures, and ensuring that accidents and incidents in the workplace are investigated. Managers Implementation of risk management processes within their areas of responsibility. This includes: establishing a systematic process for regular review of hazards within all areas ensuring workers are aware of their responsibilities, and are provided with adequate information, instruction and training implementing risk management processes within responsible areas. Examples include: - reporting hazards and workplace inspections - documenting of corrective actions following incident or injury - undertaking risk assessments: o prior to the purchase of goods or services which may pose a risk to workplace safety o during the design phase of equipment/experiments o prior to undertaking research activities o allocating resources required to prevent injury and minimise risk.
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