when new information about workplace risks becomes available when responding to

When new information about workplace risks becomes

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when new information about workplace risks becomes available when responding to concerns raised by workers, health and safety representatives (HSRs) or others at the workplace when required by legalization for specific hazards. 3. Methodology and tools .1 WHS employees, STAFF, EVERY person who involve in this organization carrying out risk assessment and control processes must use the WHS risk assessment, methodology. WHS STAFF and employees performing these tasks must be competent in the use of the methodology. 2. every person responsible for carrying out hazard identification, WHS risk assessments and risk control processes should consult with HSRs and affected employees where reasonably practicable. 3 The Director, WHS and Injury Management will develop and publish a suite of risk management tools and templates consistent with the WHS risk assessment methodology, specifically to address: plant and equipment regulated plant chemicals and substances systems of work buildings, structures and work environments. .4 WHS risk assessments and risk control plans are documented in: WHS risk registers completed risk assessment forms and templates (including SWMS) incident investigation reports 4
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Assessment Task 2 BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace other reports. residual risk score risk remaining after implementation of risk treatment. 5. Workplace hazard identification and assessment 1 Supervisors and managers must encourage all personnel, including WHS, employees, STAFF, contractors and visitors, to report any hazards they identify. 2 Where reasonably practicable, supervisors and managers must consult with HSRs on hazard identification, risk assessment and control processes. 3 Supervisors/managers must proactively identify hazards in their workplace, including through the use of: workplace inspections hazard reports Incident Report (S3) forms audit reports (internal or external) formal risk assessment reports. 4 When a hazard is identified, the supervisor/ manager must assess the risk and implement a control plan using the WHS risk assessment methodology. Where reasonably practicable, this should be completed in consultation with HSRs and 5 The supervisor or manager must ensure that the controls implemented are reviewed and their effectiveness monitored. 6 The supervisor or manager must ensure that a record of the identification, assessment and control process is maintained. Term Definition Hazard A source or a situation with a potential for harm in terms of human injury or ill-health, damage to property, damage to the environment, or a combination of these. (AS 4801) Hazard identification The process of recognizing that a hazard exists and defining its characteristics. (AS 4801) Incident Any unplanned event resulting in, or having a potential for injury, ill- health, damage or other loss. (AS 4801) Risk In the context of this procedure, the likelihood and consequence of injury or harm occurring. (AS 4801) Risk control In the context of this procedure, risk control includes risk reduction and 5
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Assessment Task 2 BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace risk avoidance.
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