Reference: Model Code of Practice: Safe design of structures Handbook - Principles of Good Work Design Model Code of Practice: Managing the risk of falls at workplaces Proper documentation for Reports Every employee should know how to fill a report that indicated all the details of the incident such as who, when, where and what happened at the incident. Storing all reports for review will be beneficial for the company’s treatment towards risks and hazards. Compliance with this can enhance the company’s Risk Management System allowing us to further treat, reduce, contain and eliminate various risks and hazards in the future. Reference: Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NUL) Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 AS 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems Chemical Handling and Storage Training All employees who are working with and who are exposed to hazardous substances will have the knowledge in properly handling such substances to refrain injury within the work environment as well as provide treatment and contain the hazard should there be an incident. (reduce or eliminate incident involving hazardous substances) Complying with the proper process of handling hazardous substances will ensure the safety of everyone handling such substances Reference: Model Code of Practice: Preparation of safety data sheets for hazardous chemicals Model Code of Practice: Managing risks of hazardous chemicals in the workplace Model Code of Practice: Labelling of workplace hazardous chemicals © 2015 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd 1 st edition version: 1 Page 6 of 21
Assessment Task 3 BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace Posting Warning signs and Guidelines The signs will be used to regulate and control safety related behaviour, to warn of hazards and to provide emergency information including fire protection information etc. (reduce overall incidents) Since there are various incidents that occurred, even if without proper training, if warning signs were posted this would also have enforced the promotion of safety thus reducing the number of incidents. Reference: Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011, Chapter 5Part 5.1Division 2Section 192 Australian Standard 1319 Managing the work environment and facilities Code of Practice 2011 Developing a workplace alcohol and other drugs policy Establishing a policy for the misuse of other drugs and alcohol in the workplace to ensure safety for not only the affected person but for everyone at the workplace. We have incidents where drugs or alcohol has been an issue. Providing guidance, counsel and work management Reference: Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act WorkCover’s Risk Assessment Code of Practice 2001 and Risk Management at Work Guide 2001 Handling depression/ fatigue Promoting proper balance between work and personal life as well as providing any support necessary to keep workers on their goals and improve their productivity without giving an impact on their personal lives.
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