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Occupational Health and Safety at Work – Health and Safety at Workplace Australia

   

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Table of Contents
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY................................................................................................................3
PART 1.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................3
Introduction......................................................................................................................................................................................................................3
Manual Handling.............................................................................................................................................................................................................4
Legal Responsibilities of PCBU.......................................................................................................................................................................................4
Data Collection about Hazards and Risks in Manufacturing Department......................................................................................................................5
Offered Information to Workers about Hazards and Risks.............................................................................................................................................5
Current Processes at GAB addressing the Hazards........................................................................................................................................................6
Methods, tools, and techniques to assess risks at manufacturing department................................................................................................................6
Control procedures to eliminate or minimise risk according to hierarchy of control.....................................................................................................7
Ways to Monitor the efficiency of control measures........................................................................................................................................................7
Conclusion.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................8
PART 2.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................8
CONCLUSION...................................................................................................................................9
References............................................................................................................................................9
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Executive Summary
Occupational Safety and Health Act is followed with work practices enacted under policies and procedures to assist the employers and employers
reducing job accidents, injuries, mental illness, and even death of workers due to inappropriate procedures at work setting. it is important for workers
in Australian setting to support their practices covered under Work Health and Safety Act to provide a healthy and safe environment to offer safe
system while creating a plan to improve health and safety and inspect the workplace while training their employees. The firm is required to set an open
dialogue-based system to investigate accidents and maintain record to improve health and safety as a part of business environment.
Part 1
Introduction
According to the code of practice defined by the Australian government is required to follow work health and safety risk followed approved
code of practice under the Section 274 of the Work Health and Safety Act (WHS Act). The code helps the organisations to follow the required
standards to achieve health, safety, and welfare applies to every stakeholder following duty of care to deal with different issues and hazards which
might consider against the regulations and code of practices.1 The assignment is focused on discussed underpinning work health and safety measures
under specific situations to form perspective. While working as a WHS coordinator, the team at GAB at the NSW branch is required to work on a
formal review process to report any incident, the measures are required to be planned considering the past six months incident progress at the
organisation resulting in serious injury or illness claimed to be a result of manual handling injuries, it has increased up to 41%, therefore, the business
report is focused on injury and illness claims using manual handling in the next few years. It is important for the organisation to support their policies
1 Shea, T., De Cieri, H., Donohue, R., Cooper, B., & Sheehan, C. (2016). Leading indicators of occupational health and safety: An employee and workplace level
validation study. Safety science,, 293-304.
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