Accident incident and injury reports as all accidents

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Accident, Incident and Injury Reports As all accidents, injuries and incidents must be recorded by the Principal Contractor of a construction site, information and statistics may be generated from these types or report or form. It will allow you to consider appropriate control measures as well as monitor and review the effectiveness. Safety Data Sheets A Safety Data Sheet (SDS), previously called a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), is a document that provides information on the properties of hazardous chemicals and how they affect health and safety in the workplace. For example an SDS includes information on: the identity of the chemical, health and physicochemical hazards, safe handling and storage procedures, emergency procedures, and disposal considerations. The SDS should always be referred to when assessing risks in the workplace. The WHS Regulations require the manufacturer or importer of a hazardous chemical to prepare an SDS for the chemical. Additionally, a supplier must provide the manufacturer or supplier’s current SDS for the hazardous chemical on first supply to a workplace and upon request. Licences and Certificates of Competency Licences Under the WHS Regulations certain types of work and facilities require licensing. These include: asbestos removal and clearance high risk work demolition work , and major hazard facilities (MHF) . ‘High-risk construction work’ means any of the following: construction work where there is a risk of a person falling two metres or more Assessor Guide Page 38
construction work on telecommunications towers construction work involving demolition construction work involving the disturbance or removal of asbestos construction work involving structural alterations that require temporary support to prevent collapse construction work involving a confined space construction work involving excavation to a depth greater than 1.5 metres the construction of tunnels construction work involving the use of explosives construction work on or near pressurised gas distribution mains and consumer piping construction work on or near chemical, fuel or refrigerant lines construction work on or near energised electrical installations and services construction work in an area that may have a contaminated or flammable atmosphere tilt-up and precast concrete construction work construction work on or adjacent to roadways or railways used by road or rail traffic work on construction sites where there is any movement of powered mobile plant construction work in an area where there are artificial extremes of temperature construction work in, over or adjacent to water or other liquids where there is a risk of drowning, and construction work involving diving. The Commonwealth, state and territory work health and safety regulators issue licences in their jurisdiction. Competency based training and assessment Competency based training is an approach to vocational education and training that places emphasis 77uon

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