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Year 12 BCT
Transcript of Year 12 BCT
billion lost per year in costs and lost productivity. Regulation High Risk & Low Risk Examples High Risk
•Building and construction Activity: WHS Advertisements
These clips are realistic..
Treat them seriously.
Fill in the response document after each clip Regulations are set out to assist both employers and employees with the correct way to ensure a safe working environment.
Workplaces can be divided into two categories
High Risk and Low Risk. Both High and Low risk work environments must abide by the Regulation set out in the WHS legislation however High risk need to pay particular attention to operations which are specialised to their industry. Employer & Employee Responsibility Briefly - more in depth next lesson
Employer - must provide a safe and healthy working environment
Employee - must comply with the health and safety instructions set out by the employer Employer /Employee
Responsibility Provide and maintain safe
plant fixtures and fittings Provide information, instruction, training and supervision when necessary Ensure safe systems of work Use personal protective equipment if it is provided by the employer. Not to willfully place at risk the workplace health and safety of any person at the workplace Not to willfully injure himself or herself Codes of practice
Regardless of a business risk profile there are WHS regulations which all business must follow 1 First aid (physical) 2 Workplace harassment (emotional) 3 Hazardous Substances (environmental) Workplace Health & Safety Officers
WHSO Workplace Health and Safety Queensland appoints inspectors to enforce the law and its regulations in Queensland. These inspectors are located in regional offices around the state. Investigate incidents in the workplace Investigate reports they have received relating to unsafe, unhealthy or dangerous workplaces or practices Assess risks to workers and members of the public relating to workplace health and safety Provide information and advice regarding individuals’ obligations under the Act. Inspection!!! Activity:
In groups you are going to be a WHSO.
You must identify
1) Who's at fault and why?
2) Risk Environment
3) Its Code of Practice
4) Your recommendations to
create a safer working environment
then report back to the class.