Unit 8 P1

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SECTION 1: ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A WHS MANAGEMENT SYSTEMActivity 11. What policies might an organisation develop as part of its commitment to health and safety? Policies an organisation may develop as its commitment to health and safety are i)) risk assessment ii) training - manual handling, heavy lifting, chemical use, personal protective equipment iii) duties of employers, workers and contractors iv) discrimination and harassment in the workplace 2. What information should be provided when communicating policies to workers? Workplace Health and Safety Policies, health and safety documentation as well as any other relevant health, safety and welfare information should be communicated to staff, this information can be found on state government legislation websites. The information should be accurate so workers can perform their work safely. They also should be informed about health and safety activities and issues. Activity 21. When defining responsibilities, what must be included? Health and safety legislation and standards that are relevant to the workplace responsibilities should be specific eg identifying and controlling hazards and risks minimising risks that could lead to injury, loss or damage Key performance indicators, early…show more content…
By abiding by the laws you won’t face costly legal battles in the future. It also assures you are providing quality goods and services to customers. The aim of health and safety legislation is to provide all workers the same standard of health and safety protection regardless of where they work or what they do. Employers have responsibilities regarding health and safety in the workplace. They are legally obliged to protect the health, safety and welfare of their workers and other people who could be affected by work carried out by the

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