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communicating with workers regarding hazards and procedures to control risksrecording and reporting hazards, incidents, near misses, injuries and illnessconducting risk assessments and prepare Safe Work Method Statements (Work instructions)taking action to fix hazards, or if a supervisor doesn’t have the authorityto fix the hazard, reporting it to a manager who doeschecking the hazard has been fixed and controls are in place to minimise the risksoverseeing the proper use of PPE by employeeswhenever training or demonstrating a task always ensuring the proper PPE for that task is usedconducting PPE inspectionsensuring that workers only handle hazardous substances after training and assessmentcomplying with storage and handling requirements for hazardous substancesensuring that workers maintain licenses if requiredensuring safe systems of work are followed with the use of all vehiclesensuring pre-operational checklists are used with vehiclesensuring that all electrical equipment is compliant (i.e. tested and tagged)reporting all electrical issues promptly to the relevant managerisolating workers from any suspect electrical items that appear unsafe
ensuring that the confined spaces are not entered by employees, unless they are compliant with workplace policies and programs and appropriately trainedensuring that all workers comply with the use of hearing PPEconducting regular compliance inspections of hearing protectorsensuring that all equipment is maintained in safe working order by reporting faults to maintenanceensuring that workers use danger tags and or lock out procedures when working on, or cleaning equipment that may cause injuryensuring that out of service tags, danger tags and lockout equipment are available for useensuring full compliance with safe operation of X-ray equipment (If used)ensuring that all work at heights is conducted in a safe mannerensuring that workers at risk of blood borne diseases comply with requirementsensuring that only licensed, trained employees utilise firearmsassisting in executing emergency plans.3)Responsibilities related to incidentsensuring the person involved has received first aidsecuring the incident area so that it is safeinvestigating the incident as soon as possible after it occurscompleting the site Incident Report Form including corrective action, risk assessment and the control measures implemented as soon as possiblenotifying the relevant authority or manager if deemed a serious injury inline with relevant legislation.4)Responsibilities related to injury managementdirecting injured workers to appropriate person to make a workers’ compensation claim (as appropriate)completing any paperwork associated with workers’ compensation claim in line with site requirementsif rehabilitation is required, monitoring and supporting the injured