Diploma in Ohs First Assignment

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Contents 1. Introduction 3 2. Legislation Acts 4 4. Codes of Practice 8 1. Standards 10 5. Guidelines 12 7. General Duty of Care 14 8. Responsibilities of Employees 17 9. Consequences 19 10. Conclusion 23 11. References 24 1. Introduction Management at West Park Shire Council (QLD) has engaged the services of All Star Safety Management Pty Ltd, to provide a report setting out the legal requirements for their organization in consideration of, but not limited to, the following: Acts, Regulations, Codes Of Practice, Standards and Guidelines respectively. 2. Legislation Acts i. Workplace Health and Safety Act 1995 (QLD) – This Act provides a framework for managing health and safety…show more content…
(Department of Justice and Attorney-General 2011G). v. Risk Management Code of Practice 2007 (QLD) - The code, defines and explains the risk management processes that obligation holders are required to perform under the Workplace Health and Safety Act 1995 and the Electrical Safety Act 2002 to make sure all hazards in the workplace are eliminated or minimised. (Department of Justice and Attorney-General 2011H). vi. First Aid Code of Practice 2004 (QLD) - This code of practice gives practical advice about selecting, providing, maintaining and using first aid equipment, facilities and services at a workplace. (Workplace Health and Safety Codes of Practice, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland, (Department of Justice and Attorney-General 2011I). 1. Standards 2.1. AS/NZS 4360: 2004 Risk Management – This standard provides a generic guide to managing risk and specifies the elements of the risk management process. (Collections Council of Australia Ltd 2010). 2.2. AS 4801: 2001 Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems – This standard sets out all requirements for implementing an occupational health and safety management system. These requirements maybe used for auditing and certification purposes (Al & OHS Consultants 2010). 2.3. AS 1885.1:

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