Improving Health and Safety in the Victorian Workplace with Workplace Health and Safety Act

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The Workplace Health and Safety Act was made to basically to improve health and safety in Victoria. It is like a guideline that helps to ensure health and safety of the people in the workplace. The Act provides statements of goals that relates to the roles and responsibilities of every workplace. It includes very important information of the key principles, duties and rights of any anyone conducting a business or undertaking. There are also Regulations that are made under the Act which identifies the duties procedures, how it should be carried out and the administrative matters. For example, the requirement of a license in order to do an activity and documentation recording. In order to provide understandable guidance, compliance codes are made. They are to give practical guidance to the people with duties and obligations such as first aid in the workplace, communicating WHS across languages, etc.

Reflective Records (RR) is a Virtual Enterprise at RMIT that sells office filing tools and equipment. Vivien as the manager of RR, her role is to ensure a safe and healthy working environment for the workers and the PCBUs or officers. First of all, Vivien must give the workers an induction to workplace health and safety, following with providing the proper knowledge and training for everyone. In order to avoid injuries in the workplace, she must ensure that the workplace of RR is hazard free and safe, including the ways of how people work. First aid facilities should be

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