Hierarchy of control is the best method to control injuries caused by manual

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Hierarchy of control is the best method to control injuries caused by manual handling. I will show you an image which is proper explanation with examples about how we can apply Hierarchy of Control while working in Australian Hardware © 2015 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd 1 st edition version: 1 Page 6 of 19
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Assessment Task 3 BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace Hierarchy of control measures Examples of control measures ELIMINATIO N Automate the manual task, for example by using robotics. Deliver goods directly to the point of use to eliminate multiple handling. SUBSTITUTI ON Replace heavy items with lighter, smaller or easier to handle items; be aware of the risk of increased repetition. Replace hand tools with power tools to reduce the level of force required to do the task. Coordinate with suppliers to replace packaging with packaging designed to allow goods to be handled using powered plant. Handle items mechanically to reduce the risk to the worker. ISOLATION Isolate vibrating machinery from the user. Enclose the machinery or the personnel, creating an isolating barrier between the hazard and the person at risk. Redesign the workplace to minimise distractions from the task performed. ENGINEERIN G Use mechanical lifting aids and trolleys. Design the workplace to minimise the need to lift and move things. Provide workstations that are height adjustable. ADMINISTRA TIVE Rotate workers between different tasks. Develop lifting procedures including what devices should be used, how many workers are required to operate them and what training those workers need. PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT Heat-resistant gloves for handling hot items. Shock-absorbent shoes for work on hard concrete floors. © 2015 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd 1 st edition version: 1 Page 7 of 19
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Assessment Task 3 BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace THIRDLY I will show you an image about how to carry heavy objects using proper position which can reduce the number of spine injuries Reference: ? q=how+to+prevent+manual+handling+injuries&rlz=1C1ASUM_enIN720IN720&so urce=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi2yIzpsPfiAhXHR30KHf8IDosQ_AUIECg B&biw=1517&bih=730#imgrc=Ag4QhREnodOjfM: FOURTH : NOW We will talk about relevant legislation and codes of practice for Manual Handling under WHS. GENERAL DUTY OF CARE At the ‘heart’ of the legal framework is the general duty of care. This is contained in Section 19 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984. It places a duty on the employer to provide and maintain a work environment in which workers are not exposed to hazards REPORTING AND INVESTIGATION REQUIREMENTS Section 20 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 places a duty upon workers to report injuries and any situation that may be a hazard that the worker cannot correct. So workers should be encouraged to report problems as they are required by the Act to do so. After worker reports an
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