maintaining personal protective equipment (PPE)e)Storing and using hazardous substances ergonomic and repetitive work practicesf)First-aid procedures and identifying first-aid officers in the worksiteemergency evacuation proceduresg)Formal procedures for:h)Identifying and reporting hazardsi)Conducting WHS audits and safety inspectionsj)Conducting risk assessments and implementing risk controls
You are the site manager and you have just met with your senior managerabout concerns that workers have regarding WHS on the site. Your work areahas reported a number of near misses in the past three months and there havealso been five lost time incidents in the past six months. The safetyperformance of your work area is declining steadily and you must urgently addressthis issue.Suggest three actions you would take immediately to start addressing decliningWHS performance in your area. Explain why these actions are appropriate andhow they could improve WHS performance on the site. ACTION 1 ACTION 2 ACTION 3 1.Identify any areas where you may require assistance from WHS experts orspecialist resources. Why would you require this assistance and howcould it help to improve WHS performance? 2.Identify a range of workplace actions that could be implemented toenhance individual and team understanding of WHS responsibilities.3.Identify at least one improvement you could make on the current WHS procedure.4.Identify two methods you could use to assess the level of compliancewith WHS legislative requirements and organisational policy andprocedures in your work area. Why is this an important element of WHSperformance?
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