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Managing Occupational Risks Assignment

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Running head: MANAGING OCCUPATIONAL RISKS MANAGING OCCUPATIONAL RISKS Name of the Student:Name of the University:Author Note:
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1MANAGING OCCUPATIONAL RISKSTable of Contents1. Introduction............................................................................................................................32. Review on the Safe Work Australia.......................................................................................33. The Review of the Six Due Diligence....................................................................................44. Review of the Who is an Officer under the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act......55. Methods..................................................................................................................................56. Results....................................................................................................................................67. Recommendations..................................................................................................................78. Conclusion..............................................................................................................................7References..................................................................................................................................8Appendix..................................................................................................................................10
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2MANAGING OCCUPATIONAL RISKSExecutive Summary The aim of this report is to understand the responsibilities and roles of an officer of acompany and due diligence described under the section 27 of the Work Health and SafetyAct, Australia. An interview with KFC officer has been conducted. The results indicate thatthere is a lack in management to develop strategy in application to the law. The reportconcludes that the chosen organization should provide all the aspects of the law to its workersand the organization should develop strategies to manage hazards related to health and safetymatters in the workplace. It is recommended that the chosen organization should reinforcestrategies for the fullest application of the Act.
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3MANAGING OCCUPATIONAL RISKS1. Introduction The Australian Government established Safe Work Australia in 2008, which is anAustralian government statutory body, and which focuses on developing national policyrelated to worker’s compensation and the regulation of the Work Health and Safety Act(WHS) (Safeworkaustralia.gov.au, 2017). The purpose of this report is to understand the roles and responsibilities of an officerof an organization and due diligence described under the section 27 of the Work Health andSafety Act, Australia. The chosen organization is KFC. An interview with KFC officer hasbeen conducted. The report will review the Safe Work Australia website for understanding the rolesand responsibilities of an officer, the six due diligence that an officer must follow and thedefinition of an officer according to the Work Health and Safety Act model. However, formaturing the purpose of this report, an interview with KFC officer has been conducted. Themethod includes asking for one question to the officer in the application of the eachresponsibility out of the six responsibilities of the designation mentioned in Due Diligence ofthe legislative act. Then, the report will show the results based on the interview and searchrecommendations to scopes to develop strategies for effective leadership. 2. Review on the Safe Work Australia Safe Work Australia demonstrates the duties and responsibilities of an officerdescribed in section 27 of the Work Health and Safety Act, Australia. According to the act,an officer should have responsibilities for his employees to ensure that the legislative act isapplying properly. The officer is he whose decision influences the resources that have thecapacity to allow the purposes of the Work Health and Safety norms (Australia, 2012).
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