communicating with workers regarding hazards and procedures to control risks

Communicating with workers regarding hazards and

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communicating with workers regarding hazards and procedures to control risks recording and reporting hazards, incidents, near misses, injuries and illness conducting risk assessments and prepare Safe Work Method Statements (Work instructions) taking action to fix hazards, or if a supervisor doesn’t have the authority to fix the hazard, reporting it to a manager who does checking the hazard has been fixed and controls are in place to minimise the risks overseeing the proper use of PPE by employees whenever training or demonstrating a task always ensuring the proper PPE for that task is used conducting PPE inspections ensuring that workers only handle hazardous substances after training and assessment complying with storage and handling requirements for hazardous substances ensuring that workers maintain licenses if required ensuring safe systems of work are followed with the use of all vehicles ensuring pre-operational checklists are used with vehicles ensuring that all electrical equipment is compliant (i.e. tested and tagged) reporting all electrical issues promptly to the relevant manager isolating 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 trained ensuring that all workers comply with the use of hearing PPE conducting regular compliance inspections of hearing protectors ensuring that all equipment is maintained in safe working order by reporting faults to maintenance ensuring that workers use danger tags and or lock out procedures when working on, or cleaning equipment that may cause injury ensuring that out of service tags, danger tags and lockout equipment are available for use ensuring full compliance with safe operation of X-ray equipment (If used) ensuring that all work at heights is conducted in a safe manner ensuring that workers at risk of blood borne diseases comply with requirements ensuring that only licensed, trained employees utilise firearms assisting in executing emergency plans. 3) Responsibilities related to incidents ensuring the person involved has received first aid securing the incident area so that it is safe investigating the incident as soon as possible after it occurs completing the site Incident Report Form including corrective action, risk assessment and the control measures implemented as soon as possible notifying the relevant authority or manager if deemed a serious injury in line with relevant legislation. 4) Responsibilities related to injury management directing 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 requirements if rehabilitation is required, monitoring and supporting the injured

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