Melbourne N LTI 28 Oct 201 2 Customer service staff new Staff member struck by

Melbourne n lti 28 oct 201 2 customer service staff

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Melbourne N LTI 28 Oct 201 2 Customer service staff (new) Staff member struck by falling object. Sore neck and shoulders; 1 day’s absence. Team leader initiated training and SAM for staff. Torquay N NMI 2 Nov 201 2 Customer service staff (new) Customer service staff member nearly severs finger demonstrating bandsaw. Team leader initiated training and SAM for staff. Wollongong N MTI 13 Nov 201 2 Forklift driver overcom e by fumes Driver found unconscious. Hospitalisation. Possible brain injury. Other actions recorded. Hobart N LTI 17 Nov 201 2 Customer service staff (new) Staff member struck by falling object. Sore neck and shoulders; 1 day’s absence. No action recorded. Byron Bay N NMI 8 Dec 201 2 Customer service staff (new) Customer service staff member nearly severs finger demonstrating bandsaw. No action recorded. Port Macquarie N
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BSBWHS501- Establish and maintain WHS management systems Inciden t Dat e Role Description Action Location Regulator notificatio n LTI 10 Dec 201 2 Customer service staff (new) Staff member sore back from lifting: 53 days’ leave. No actions recorded. Geraldton N LTI 13 Jan 201 3 Customer service staff (new) Fell while carrying boxes. Minor cuts treated. Training recommended in manual lifting. Geelong N MTI 11 Jan 201 3 Customer service staff (new) Customer service staff member severs finger demonstrating bandsaw; Ambulance called. 1 day required hospitalisation. Training and SAM recommended. Regulator not informed for several weeks due to confusion as to who is responsible for notification. Ballina Y LTI 6 Mar 201 3 Customer service staff (new) Slipped and fell while carrying boxes; 2 days’ absence. Training recommended in manual lifting. Port Fairy N FAI 1 Apr 201 3 Customer service staff (new) Fell while carrying boxes. Minor cuts treated. Training recommended in manual lifting. Freemantle N LTI 2 Apr 201 3 Customer service staff (new) Slipped while stacking outdoor furniture; 2 days’ absence. Training recommended in manual lifting Bundaberg N LTI 4 May 201 3 Customer service staff (new) Slipped and fell while carrying boxes; 2 days’ absence. Training recommended in manual lifting. Canberra N NMI 15 May 201 3 Customer service staff (new) Customer nearly injured by lawn mower during demonstration. No action taken or recorded. Malvern N LTIFR 27 May 201 3 Customer service staff (new) Slipped on unknown substance. 1 day’s absence. No actions recorded. Perth N
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BSBWHS501- Establish and maintain WHS management systems National LITFR and IR statistics: National LITFR = 11.3 / Australian Hardware target = 9 National IR = 1.5 / Australian Hardware target = 1.5 National manager summary of comments: Workers, particularly new retail workers, are unfamiliar with working in retail/warehouse environment. Workers as well as those in supervisory positions would benefit from basic safety awareness/reporting training. All training/induction would need to be based on national standards and legislation as much as possible. Training/induction should focus on areas of high incidence rates.
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