SITXWHS003 Implement and Monitor Work Health and Safety Practices

Added on - 23 Feb 2020

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SITXWHS003IMPLEMENT AND MONITOR WORKHEALTH AND SAFETY PRACTICES– Project1
Task 2Q1:What tasks do you complete when organising a risk assessment?When completing a risk assessment, five major goals need to be covered. They are:a.Identifying the hazardsb.Deciding the impact audience and situationsc.Assess the possible risks and decide on regulatory measuresd.Documenting the findings and implementing theme.Reviewing the assessment and update when necessaryQ2:What steps are involved in a risk assessment according to your organisation’sprocedures?In the organization, which is a small hotel, the steps taken in risk assessment are:a.Identifying the hazards-possible types of hazards, e.g.a.Burnsb.Lifting/pushing/pulling/handling of equipmentsc.Handling sharp objects and power equipmentd.Repetitive work and awkward positions etc.b.Check who is at danger and possible ways in which it could occurc.Work on regulatory measures, create training plans around themd.Conduct proper R&D and record findingse.Create implementation plans to avert hazardsf.Review and monitorg.Make changes if requiredQ3:Who is involved in a risk assessment in your organisation?2
In current setup, not only the staff supervisor or manager conducts the risk assessment. It isalso conducted by any employee or WHS representative.Q4:Explain any new preventative measures that you would implement for the three areasyou identified in your risk assessment.DateIssue identifiedIntendedactionEffectiveness?How do the existingprocedures maintainthe health, safetyand security of teammembers?RecommendationsAre there any recommendationsfor change?6/9Spills andcontaminationon floorClean thearea andconductWHStraining oncorrect waysto work toavoid spillsA similar WHStraining wasconducted earlier.For few days,there wassignificantimprovement,however, despiteverbal warnings,it has beenobserved thatmishaps startedoccurring again.It has been foundthat in hurryIntroduction of an effectivecleaning and maintenanceprogrammesUsage of visual aids inworking areas that iseasily noticeable nearcleaning areas andoperations area to givevisual reminders foradherence3
DateIssue identifiedIntendedactionEffectiveness?How do the existingprocedures maintainthe health, safetyand security of teammembers?RecommendationsAre there any recommendationsfor change?workers avoidfollowing thesafety steps.6/9ExtremeTemperatureHandlingConducttraining onhandling ofequipmentproperlyusing safetystandards,sanitization,checking forbrokensurfaces orwires.Training onsafety fromextremetemperaturesources andfood items.A similar trainingwas conducted forhandlingequipmentsappropriately forstaff in kitchenusing oil fryerwhich was newlyprocured andsafety standardsarebeingmaintained.This time, along withtraining on properhandlingofequipment,anadditional trainingprogram will beconducted on handlingextreme temperaturesurfacesAcompanyrepresentative/WHSrepresentative shall becalled for guidance todiscuss repurcussionsof not following safetystandards whenworkingwithequipments or food4
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