The following sections examine KPIs relating to work related injury and illness

The following sections examine kpis relating to work

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questions about WHS performance. The following sections examine KPIs relating to work-related injury and illness and explore which metrics are most useful for understanding different aspects of WHS performance. In particular, monitoring the profile of work-related injuries and illnesses is animportant part of evaluating the success of an active injury prevention program or initiative. Organizations’ with an immature WHS culture tend toview injury as the primary means of identifying WHS risks rather than as a means of understanding hazard control effectiveness.Assurance of WHS systems, processes and performance © 2015 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd/Modified July 2015 1 st edition version: 2 Page 14 of 20
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Assessment Task 1 BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace 1. Plant technical assurance – review of all plant and processes conducted by specialists 2. Assurance relating to specific topics – human factors or hazardous substances 3. Site technical assurance – reviews all work of a specified type, is conducted at predetermined intervals and involves workers and specialists. 4. Compliance assurance 5. Validation assurance 6. Management safety assurance Fact of Australian Hardware List of areas and types of injuries of particular concern manual lifting of outdoor furniture and hardware goods in warehouses and in customer service areas hazardous materials handling by forklift drivers, drivers and customer service staff. Consideration The company hasn’t got any systems for WHS it cannot be sure how good it’s safety and health systems are and if it is compliant The main needs of Australian Hardware with respect to the proposed WHS management system are: legal compliance across jurisdictions the safest possible workplace conditions for workers (objective: bring LTIFR and Injury Rate (IR) to 10% below national averages) works with all other company systems to advertise and demonstrate Australian Hardware’s commitment to WHS. Conclusions The standards of due diligence required of workers under the model WHS Act requires them to: © 2015 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd/Modified July 2015 1 st edition version: 2 Page 15 of 20
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Assessment Task 1 BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace Understand the business or undertaking and its WHS risks Ensure that the Australian Hardware meets its WHS duties a collection of evidence, including: change WHS policy to apply nationally list costs and who can authorise WHS heavy lifting, pushing and pulling (manual handling) Whether it’s stacking shelves, working on a conveyor line or entering data into a computer, most jobs involve carrying out some type of manual task. If poorly designed or done incorrectly, manual tasks can become hazardous. If the risks associated with hazardous manual tasks are not eliminated or minimised they can cause significant and even irreversible injuries or disorders.
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