Topics: Occupational safety and health, Employment, Meetings Pages: 3 (759 words) Published: August 27, 2013

Part A
1. Acts are laws passed by parliament
2. Regulations define the requirements under the acts , they outline the duties and procedures 3. A code of practice gives advice on how to prevent workers from being exposed to risk in the workplace 4. The federal body with jurisdiction over WHS is Safe work Australia 5. It is designed to help people understand their health and safety duties and rights at work 6. The legislative body is WHSQ

7. Work Health and Safety Consultation, Co-operation and Co-ordination Code of Practice 2011 8. Yes the best source of information would be the acts, regulations and code of practice. 9. Electronic communications (internet) , Face to face meetings with supervisors or representatives , culture and literacy skills , staff with disabilities 10. They make it so everybody in the workforce is following the same rules it doesn’t matter if you’re a manager or a tool pusher 11. Getting told by the HSR or by getting told of the incident from other workers and by inspecting the workplace regularly for issues 12. Work groups are formed to facilitate the election of the HRS 13. A HRS is a consultation and representative between the employees and the employer 14. The work health and safety committee meet regularly to discuss current problems and to come up with improvements 15. It is the responsibility of the employer to set up the consultative and participative processes 16. A risk assessment form would show the employees of where the known risk sites are and how to avoid becoming injured 17. Toolbox meeting records, how to checklists, risk registers, minutes of HS committee 18. Toolbox meetings are a less formal than a committee they still go over all the issues just as a committee would 19. A minute taker is required to write down the date, time, location, name of chair person and minute taker, apologies, present, confirmation of minutes last meeting read and...
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