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An ethical dilemma is a situation that will often involve an apparent conflict between moral imperatives, in which to obey one would result in transgressing another. This is also called an ethical paradox since in moral philosophy, paradox plays a central role in ethics debates. For instance, an ethical admonition to "love thy neighbour as thy self" is not always just in contrast with, but sometimes in contradiction to an armed neighbour actively trying to kill you: if he or she succeeds, you will not be able to love him or her. But to pre-emptively attack them or restrain them is not usually understood as loving. This is one of the classic examples of an ethical decision clashing or conflicting with an organismic decision, one that would…show more content…
For e.g. staff not looking where there going, tripping over things etc. 2) Write at least two paragraphs explaining when and how you could contribute to workplace occupational health and safety discussions, including working with less experienced members of the workgroup. If you noticed a potential hazard in the workplace then it should be raised to all that is put at risk. Depending on the centre many select a member of staff to be a oh&s officer. If you do find a hazard in the work place this is to be reported to the oh&s officer. The oh&s officer will determine how dangerous it is, the potential danger and a solution to try and get fixed. There are often times when there will be opportunities to attend workshops and then you report back to your centre about the information you gathered. This will allow you to gain knowledge in oh&s matters and begin to report what you observe around the centre. When working with less experienced members of the workgroup it's ideal to mention and point out and oh&s issues that may arise. Such as wearing correct shoes, mopping up spills, checking environment for dangerous equipment. It's important to make others aware of the potential hazards and coming up with a solution to try and minimize the risk for all of those involved. - See more at:
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