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and the relevance of their experience to the particular industry, problem and work context. It is also important to clarify how the specialist will interact with the work group to obtain the required information. A specialist working in isolation without any input from workers may result in flawed evaluations and inappropriate recommendations. Activity 3 Please Tick True False 9 Source: TAFE NSW, as at 10/11hltohs300a/activities/topic04act01.htm, as on 9 th September, 2015.
56 | P a g e Activity 3 Every industry has specific job-related hazards It is absolutely vital that you only consider hazards that are obvious You need a good overview of the team's duties, work practices and procedures, the equipment they use and the work environment Risk analysis is not an important part of managing workplace hazards The ways of controlling risks are ranked from the highest level of protection and reliability to the lowest When changes occur, PCBUs have a legal responsibility to consult with workers and HSRs on the effects these changes may have on WHS PCBUs must develop and maintain procedures that find the most appropriate way of eliminating or reducing any risks identified It should be assumed that risk control measures will always be adequate to solve a problem Evaluating and maintaining a WHS management system Develop and provide a WHS induction and training program for all workers as part of the organisation’s training program
57 | P a g e All workers must complete WHS induction training and ongoing refresher courses throughout the life. Preparing new workers for their job roles and ensuring they understand all relevant WHS policies and procedures and how they can contribute is also a legal responsibility of all PCBUs. Training programs should ensure workers are equipped to perform their roles in a safe manner with minimal risks to themselves and others. 10 Providing workplace induction New workers should be provided with a full induction and training program. A WHS induction should include: A tour of the facility An explanation of the WHS duty of care and implications for workers Work instructions and any hazards and risks associated with specific tasks Fire and emergency response requirements First-aid facilities and procedures General health and safety policies and procedures Details of the health and safety committee, health and safety representatives (where appointed) and meetings schedule Specific WHS training programs, which may include: o Safe operation of equipment relevant to their work role o Personal protective equipment (PPE) o Risk management o How to get WHS help when needed o Maintaining work-life balance Your organisation should have an induction checklist to ensure all relevant information is given to new workers during the induction period.

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