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Ensure a Safe Workplace for a Work Area

Answering questions related to Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) including WHS Act and Regulation, WHS code of practice, control measures for hazardous manual tasks, duty holder and primary duty of care, WHS policies, risk assessment and control, hazard identification, hierarchy of control, and reporting WHS incidents.

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This article provides information on ensuring a safe workplace for a work area. It covers topics such as WHS/OHS Act and Regulations, risk assessment and control, hierarchy of control, reporting WHS incidents, and more. The article also includes examples and references to relevant laws and regulations.

Ensure a Safe Workplace for a Work Area

Answering questions related to Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) including WHS Act and Regulation, WHS code of practice, control measures for hazardous manual tasks, duty holder and primary duty of care, WHS policies, risk assessment and control, hazard identification, hierarchy of control, and reporting WHS incidents.

   Added on 2023-06-10

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ENSURE A SAFE
WORKPLACE FOR
A WORK AREA
Ensure a Safe Workplace for a Work Area_1
TABLE OF CONTENT
MAIN BODY..................................................................................................................................3
REFERENCES................................................................................................................................9
Ensure a Safe Workplace for a Work Area_2
MAIN BODY
Q1 Identify and document the title and date of the WHS/OHS Act and Regulation for the state in
which you are located.
Answer- For Tasmania, Australia WHS, Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 were
amended in the year 2021 December.
It came into effect on 1/1/2013 and the main aim of the act is to enhance health consciousness in
the nation and providing strong norms (Borchers-Arriagada, et.al. 2020)
Q2 Identify the purpose of a WHS code of practice and give an example.
Answer- The policy is laid down to grow management consultants so can hike their security
measures. for ensuring safety of workers in the nation it was essential for the government to
come up with such regulation which can trunk out better results. To provide healthy and safe
workplace is a burning responsibility so with this regard fabrication of such law was essential.
encouraging active participation of employees and hiking cooperative practices in organisations.
reducing possibilities of risks at workplace in order to make it safe and attractive place to
inculcate efforts.
For example- Grow management consultants which is having business of management
consultancy. there are number of people working with different designation such as CEO,
Operation manager, Senior management consultants, and some other officers of administration.in
the entity CEO identified areas and applied norms and practices suggested by WHS act 2012
(Pascoe, Hutton, 2020)
Q3 Outline the factors that must be taken into account in determining control measures for
hazardous manual tasks as stated in the model Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011.
Answer- Hazardous manual tasks are such tasks which are performed by a human being by
using its manual efforts. such as using parts of body, making move, holding any objective etc.
these activities are known as manual tasks. in short pushing, lifting and pulling are part of
manual tasks. work design, or work management, tools, objects handled, physical work
environment, work tasks, etc. are to be considered.
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