ensuring that their own or others health and safety is not adversely affected

Ensuring that their own or others health and safety

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ensuring that their own, or others’, health and safety is not adversely affected by the consumption of drugs or alcohol encouraging others to follow healthy and safe working practices in the workplace. Relevant legislation/ standards Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NSW) AS/NZS 4804:2001 Occupational health and safety management systems – general guidelines on principles, systems and supporting techniques . Updated/ authorised 20/09/2012 – Lynn Lee (Finance Manager, Wollongong). Health and safety management system principles and objectives In order to ensure a healthy and safe working environment, Australian Hardware will: establish a safe and healthy workplace ensure compliance with all relevant legislation © 2015 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd 1 st edition version: 1 Page 12 of 15
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Assessment Task 1 BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace provide written procedures and instructions for safe working practices and material safety data sheets (MSDS) where required provide appropriate support, instruction, training and supervision to employees to ensure safe working practices consult employees and affected persons on health and safety issues set and monitor clear performance goals for prevention and lessening of illnesses and injuries in the workplace for employees, contractors and visitors (including clients and volunteers) detect hazards leading to assessment and appropriate control activities for all risks in the workplace commit to participation in workplace health and safety matters by all senior managers, line managers, supervisors and staff (including employee representatives) access and provide appropriate information relating to working safely and the training required for organisational employees to carry out their duties in a safe manner establish and commit to a health and safety management system and continual improvement including internal/external audits and systematic management review. © 2015 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd 1 st edition version: 1 Page 13 of 15
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Assessment Task 1 BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace Appendix 5: Australian Hardware procurement policy Purpose Procurement is also called ‘supply management’ or ‘purchasing’. The procurement policy is concerned with processes that control incoming products and materials. The purpose of this policy is to ensure the purchase of resources is carried out consistently, fairly and transparently and in accordance with Australian Hardware requirements. Scope The scope of this policy covers the purchasing and acquisition of resources by employees and contractors of Australian Hardware. Responsibilit y Responsibility for the implementation of this policy rests with employees and management of Australian Hardware with responsibility for purchasing resources.
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