BSBWHS605 WHS task 1

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BSBWHS605 WHS task 1

BSBWHS605 Develop, implement and maintain WHS management systems

Assessment Task 1

Participate in presentation and consultation session (role-play) with board of directors and CEO (your Trainer)

1. Who would be required to attend the meeting?

WHS Chair Person

Secretary

WHS Committee Members

Other Important Managers

2. Whether the meeting will be formal or informal?

The meeting will be formal.

3. What the agenda items will be?

  • safety policies and programs
  • statistics on incident records, ill health, sickness absence
  • incident investigations and subsequent action
  • inspections of the workplace by management or employee representatives
  • risk assessments
  • health and safety training
  • emergency procedures
  • changes in the workplace affecting the health, safety and welfare of employees.
  • 4. Determine the tasks that need to be completed and who will be completing the tasks

    Chairperson

  • organise agenda items in advance. (Members of the committee should be consulted to determine whether any issues need to be included on the agenda.)
  • ensure the meeting is conducted in an orderly fashion
  • ensure the meeting starts and finishes on time
  • summarise points during the meeeting and help the committee to come to reasonable recommendations
  • forward appropriate recommendations to management
  • follow up past recommendations and report on their status.
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    Secretary

     The secretary’s role is to takes notes on what is discussed and outcomes agreed during the meeting. This person is also responsible for preparing the meeting agenda and notifying members of the date, time and location.

     

    Committee members

     make an effort to attend all meetings and to actively participate

  • regularly consult employees they represent
  • conduct regular inspections
  • participate in incident investigations
  • report unsafe acts or conditions
  • 5. Decide what information will be documented as a result of the meeting?

  • Accident / Incident / Hazard reporting
  • Fire and evacuation procedures,
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Written outline of WHSMS core elements (revised if needed) including responses to:

    There is a legal requirement to provide training in occupational health and safety, in order to assist in achieving the duty of care for the health, safety and welfare of our employees. 

    This is contained in the principal OHS Act in each state of Australia. There are also specific safety training requirements, which are prescribed in specific regulation provisions. 

    These include training requirements such as: 

  • first aid training
  • safety committee training (if you have one)
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  • safety representative training (if you have one)
  • forklift driver training
  • crane operator training
  • return to work coordinator training
  • construction induction training
  • manual handling training
  • confined space entry training
  • hazardous substances training if you handle chemicals in the workplace and many others.
  • Draft WHS policy

    Role Play

    Core Elements

  • first aid training
  • safety committee training (if you have one)
  • safety representative training (if you have one)
  • forklift driver training
  • crane operator training
  • return to work coordinator training
  • construction induction training
  • manual handling training
  • confined space entry training
  • hazardous substances training if you handle chemicals in the workplace and many others.
  • Relevant Standards

  • General workplace management
  • Noise
  • Hazardous manual tasks
  • Confined spaces
  • Falls
  • Electrical safety and energised electrical work
  • Diving work
  • Plant and Structures
  • Construction Work
  • Hazardous chemicals
  • Lead
  • Legislative Requirements

  • Workplace Health and Safety Act 2011
  • First Aid Code of Practice 2004
  • Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
  • How to manage Work Health and Safety Risk code of Practice 2011
  • Hazardous Chemicals Code of Practice 2003
  • Hazardous Manual Tasks code of practice 2011
  • Managing Noise and Preventing Hearing Loss at Work Code of practice 2001
  • Managing the risk of falls at workplaces code of practice 2011
  • Plant Code of Practice 2005
  • Prevention of Workplace harassment Code of Practice 2004
  • WHS Policy

    Managers have the responsibilities:

    to ensure that Manual handling policies and procedures are being implemented

    to ensure that their staff are sufficiently trained and are knowledgeable of the correct Manual handling procedures

    to design work practices and procedures that will have the least amount of risks as possible

    to ensure that the organisation has enough resources and equipment to reduce the amount of lifting, carrying and moving heavy loads.

    to ensure that employees are well known of the bad lifting…

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