Assessment Task 3BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplaceTHIRDLYI will show you an image about how to carry heavy objects using proper position which can reduce the number of spine injuriesReference: ?q=how+to+prevent+manual+handling+injuries&rlz=1C1ASUM_enIN720IN720&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi2yIzpsPfiAhXHR30KHf8IDosQ_AUIECgB&biw=1517&bih=730#imgrc=Ag4QhREnodOjfM:FOURTH:NOWWe will talk about relevant legislation and codes of practice for Manual Handling under WHS.GENERAL DUTY OF CAREAt 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 hazardsREPORTING AND INVESTIGATION REQUIREMENTSSection 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 reportproblems as they are required by the Act to do so. After worker reports an
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Occupational safety and health, Business Industry Skills Council Ltd