Records of incidents of occupational injury and

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records of incidents of occupational injury and disease in work area, according to WHS policies, procedures and legislative requirements; and use aggregate information and data from work area records to identify hazards and monitor risk control procedures in work area. Activity Complete the following individually or in a group (as applicable to the specific activity and the assessment environment): Who is responsible for keeping WHS records in your organisation? What records are they required to keep? What are the legal requirements for keeping these records relating to your industry? How often are the systems and processes should be reviewed? What is a good way for management to ensure that the appropriate records are being kept? Write a brief note on the safe work environment using SafeWorkAustralia.gov.au website.
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P a g e | 39 How does your organisation maintain WHS record for occupational health and safety, injury and disease? Review these records and suggest any patterns and areas for concern. Skills and Knowledge Activity Estimated Time 45 Minutes Objective To provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge of the foundation skills, knowledge evidence and performance evidence. Activity Complete the following individually and attach your completed work to your workbook. The answers to the following questions will enable you to demonstrate your knowledge of: Reading Writing Oral communication Numeracy Navigating the world of work Interacting with others Getting the work done The legal responsibilities and duties of managers, supervisors, persons conducting businesses or undertakings (PCBUS) and workers in relation to
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P a g e | 40 WHS risk management in the workplace Key provisions of relevant WHS Acts, regulations and codes of practice that apply to the business and outline how they apply in the work area Organisational policies and procedures relating to hazard identification, risk management, fire, emergency and evacuation, incident investigation and reporting The importance of effective consultation mechanisms in managing health and safety risks in the workplace How the hierarchy of control applies in the work area. Answer each question in detail, using examples from your organisational environmnt. All answers will vary depending on the learner and the organisation they work for, but the learner should be able to answer each question competently. 1. How would you provide information about the organisation’s WHS policies, procedures and programs, and ensure it is readily accessible to and understandable by the work team? 2. How would you rectify an identified hazard? Write all steps. 3. How should a manager identify potential hazards in the workplace?
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