materials maintaining the workplace in a safe condition such as ensuring fire

Materials maintaining the workplace in a safe

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materials) maintaining the workplace in a safe condition (such as ensuring fire exits are not blocked, emergency equipment is serviceable, and the worksite is generally tidy) providing workers and contractors with adequate facilities (such as clean toilets, cool and clean drinking water, and hygienic eating areas) making sure workers have adequate information, instruction, training and supervision to work in a safe and healthy manner. You must also: adequately monitor your workers' health (such as providing hearing tests for workers exposed to high noise levels, providing blood tests for workers exposed to lead and monitoring fatigue levels of transport and other workers) keep information and records relevant to your workers' health and safety (such as records of biological monitoring, asbestos assessments, first aid records and relevant medical information) employ or engage people with the necessary qualifications or expertise to advise you on health and safety issues affecting your workers consult with employees on matters that may directly affect their health, safety or welfare. Where the employees are represented by a health and safety representative (HSR), the HSR must also be involved in the consultation nominate a senior management representative (or yourself) to deal with workers and their health and safety representatives in resolving health and safety issues at the workplace provide your workers with information in the appropriate languages about your workplace health and safety arrangements, including the names of those to whom the workers can make an inquiry or complaint. f. Anti - Discrimination(Provide detailed explanation of 4 different relevant legistion) Anti-discrimination law refers to the law on the right of people to be treated equally . Some countries mandate that in employment , in consumer transactions and in political participation people must be dealt with on an equal basis regardless of sex , age, race , ethnicity , nationality , disability , mental , sexual orientation , gender , sex characteristics and religious and political opinions . Direct discrimination Direct discrimination happens when someone is treated unfavourably because of a personal characteristic protected by the law . Direct
discrimination often happens because people make unfair assumptions about what people with certain personal characteristics can and cannot do. For example, George applies for a position with a construction company but doesn’t get the job. When he calls the company’s human resources manager to ask why he wasn’t chosen, she tells George: “We’ve employed people from your country before. You lot don’t share our work ethic.” Indirect discrimination Indirect discrimination occurs when an unreasonable requirement, condition or practice is imposed that disadvantages a person or group because of a personal characteristic.

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