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food, and after touching clients or equipment.
7. Identify three (3) hazards common in the community services work setting. List one (1) associated risk for each hazard you identify and provide one (1)
HLTWHS004 Learner Workbook V2.0 Page 34 of 54 strategy how to minimise this risk from happening. Write your answers in the spaces provided. Guidance: Ensure that your responses are relevant to the community services industry.
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HLTWHS004 Learner Workbook V2.0 Page 36 of 54 Common hazards in working in the community services industry Guidance: List three (3). Associated risk Guidance: List only (1) for each hazard you identify. Strategy for minimising associated risk Guidance: List only (1) for each hazard you identify. Physical hazards Fall, damage to muscles and bones Place safety alert board when ever necessary (Places where floor is wet) so as to avoid falls. Chemical hazards Skin irritation Never use chemical without knowledge of how to use. Always ask for superiors about its usage. Biological hazards Breathing problems Use PPK whenever necessary, use a mask and avoid inhaling the poisonous gas
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HLTWHS004 Learner Workbook V2.0 Page 38 of 54 8. Work health and safety legislation have in place specific requirements for organisations’ policies and procedures. Listed below are some of these requirements. In your own words, discuss how each of these requirements applies to your organisation’s policies and procedures. Guidance: You may refer to the provisions in the WHS legislation relevant to your home State/Territory. WHS Requirement How this requirement applies to organisational policies and procedures Human resources policies and procedures It sets a framework and set standards that manage employees on how they should conduct themselves as employees Consultation and participation It is a two-way method that allows workers to recognize WHS concerns, share opinions and WHS information, participate in decision-making on WHS matters, and receive feedback on results. Incident investigation and record-keeping Records can help hazards and control risks before there is an incident which could cause injury or illness Quality system documentation It is a formalized method that documents processes, procedures, and responsibilities for managing quality policies and objectives and thus consistently delivering a quality product or service to the customer. Designated person/s for raising issues It is important for an organization to designated persons for different issues because the workers may not have to worry to whom they may concern when the issue is raised. Workplace support services Positive working environment associations are expanded efficiency and low turnover. It is imperative to build up a workplace that cultivates the structure of these associations. An association
HLTWHS004 Learner Workbook V2.0 Page 39 of 54 with a solid emotionally supportive network can just profit by an effective and even group of representatives Use of personal protective equipment (PPE) PPE is essentially anything you can cover that will protect you against any dangerous conditions. PPE is important because it prepares you for any health

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