BSBWHS605 WHS task 2 (1)




BSBWHS605 WHS task 2 (1)


Task 2

Role Play Meeting

WHS Chair Person


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


  • 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.


     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)
  • Outcomes of consultation

    Workers who are involved in health and safety consultation have a positive effect in the workplace on:

  • Management decisions as there is a wider source of ideas gathered about the issues in the workplace

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  • Greater worker commitment to health & safety through a better understanding of decisions
  • Worker “ownership” of the outcomes to be achieved and actions identified to achieve them.
  • Openness, respect and trust between management and workers as an understanding of each other’s point of view is established
  • Higher worker morale and job satisfaction as the employer demonstrates that worker’s views are listed to and valued
  • Healthier working environments and increased productivity
  • Opportunities for learning through sharing of information, concepts and ideas
  • Reduced injury and disease for employees
  • Less risk of increased workers compensation as less accidents occur.
  • Risk assessment

    Action Plan

  • Identify more risks
  • This can be good for identify more risks in the processes, procedures and requirements. Reviewing these find new risks that the company may take and also how to avoid these risks.

  • Better decisions
  • Reviewing the processes, procedures and requirements of the company can make the company have better decisions. This is because the company review these and identify all the risks of each decisions. This is good for making the best decisions based on the risks identified.

  • Better compliance
  • When reviewing these things, the company can compare the current processes, procedures and requirements to the other options and alternatives. This also is good for identifying any processes, procedures and requirements that may be against the law or not acceptable. Having a good compliance will mean safer workplace, consistent performance and better chance of improvement.

  • Monitor performance
  • Reviewing will also help monitor the performance of the company. these processes, procedures and requirements will be reviewed to monitor the organisations compliance performance and performance of processes and procedures. monitoring the performance will help the find out if the company is improving or getting worse and the company then try resolve issues.

  • Identify weakness areas
  • Weakness areas are the bad areas that are performing. These areas could be processing areas, bad procedures or bad requirements. If these are reviewed and identified, the company knows where the weaknesses are and may they can be focused for improving these areas.

    The hazard and risk control assessment involves a cycle with has been heavily implemented by the supervisors and employers.

    1. The first step of a hazard and risk assessment is to first identify the hazard.

    2. After identifying the hazard, the person must consider the possible risks that the hazard may lead to.

    3. If the hazard has happened before, they may be existing knowledge of how to decrease the chances of risks occurring. Identify these risk controls.

    4. Carry out these risk controls.

    5. Finally monitor the hazard and review the hazard. Assess if any further controls can be made or wait for assistance.


    BSBWHS605 WHS task 2 (1)
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