BSBSUS301a Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

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Part B - Short answer questions
Answer the following questions in your assessment document.
1. What is the name of the most recent Act that legislates on 'Littering and illegal dumping' in Queensland? Provide an example of a littering fine in Queensland.
2. Describe three water use efficiency strategies for an office or home environment.
3. Imagine you work in a business office. You are assigned a task to reduce the printer paper use in the office. Describe how you would seek input from your work colleagues to implement a paper reduction initiative.
4. Briefly, what is Quality Assurance? Name the current International (ISO) Quality Assurance standard which applies to all organisations regardless of size, industry product and
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The Company Director only has a laptop. A fax machine, laser printer and a photocopier are all located in the front office area. There is also a laser printer and a photocopier in the back office.
Apart from the Director's office and the front and back administration offices there is also a conference room and a staff kitchen. In the kitchen, there is an urn, a large fridge/freezer, toaster and microwave oven. There is an old TV and a data projector in the conference room.
TRAL consulting operates from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. All staff members have a lunch break between 12 noon and 1pm except one who is on duty on a rostered basis so that front office remains open during this time.
Lighting includes 10 standard fluorescent lights in the front office, 20 standard fluorescent lights in the back office, 1 standard fluorescent light in the conference room, 1 standard fluorescent light in the Directors office, 1 standard fluorescent light in the staff kitchen and 8 standard fluorescent lights in the staff toilets. All fluorescent lights have a single tube.
The building is air-conditioned with 2 ducted air-conditioners in the front office, 5 ducted air-conditioners in the back office, 1 in the conference room, 1 in the Directors office, 1 in the staff kitchen and 1 in each of the male and female toilets.
When you do an initial inspection of energy usage you note that:
The air conditioning is
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