Safety Management

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Safety Management
… a guide

5th Edition First published February 2000 Revised and reprinted July 2003 NT WorkSafe, Department of Employment, Education and Training Northern Territory Government ISBN 0 7245 2991 8

Contents
What it’s all about ......................................................................................................... 5 Legal obligations .......................................................................................................... 5 Safety management systems ...................................................................................... 6 How you can use this guide ........................................................................................ 6 Health and safety action plans .................................................................................... 6 You should use this guide to do a self-assessment ................................................. 6 Responsibilities ............................................................................................................ 7 Consultation.................................................................................................................. 8 Management meetings................................................................................................ 8 Safety committees....................................................................................................... 8 Informal meetings........................................................................................................ 8 Shift meetings ............................................................................................................. 9 Identify Hazards .......................................................................................................... 10 Identify the hazards................................................................................................... 10 Assess the risk ........................................................................................................... 11 Outcome.................................................................................................................... 11 Likelihood .................................................................................................................. 11 Exposure ................................................................................................................... 11 Risk assessment table ............................................................................................... 13 Control the Risks ........................................................................................................ 14 Keep it going ............................................................................................................... 15 Information .................................................................................................................. 16 Instruction and training.............................................................................................. 17 Supervision ................................................................................................................. 17 Managing injuries ....................................................................................................... 18 First aid........................................................................................................................ 18 Workers compensation .............................................................................................. 18 Rehabilitation and return to work ............................................................................. 19 Record keeping........................................................................................................... 20 Monitoring and review................................................................................................ 22 How effective are the control...
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