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The first step [online] : managing safety and health hazards in your workplace

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Internet only - free access
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30 p.
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West Perth, W.A.: WorkSafe
Year:
2012
Type:
Electronic resource
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Abstract:
If you are not sure where to begin with your regular workplace inspections, this resource aims to help to : Conduct a workplace inspection; Identify hazards in your workplace; Assess the risk of each of these hazards; and Analyse which controls to put in place to remove or reduce the risk. Also includes useful checklists, tables and forms to make the job of identifying and reporting safety and health risks in your workplace much easier. If you do this well, you can reduce the risks of someone in your workplace suffering from injury, ill health or even death.

The checklists focus on priority areas / hazards including : - - Chemicals and harmful substances - Electricity - Manual handling - lifting - Slips and trips - Working at heights - New and young workers - Machinery and plant - Machinery guarding - Emergency procedures - Violence and aggression - Noise - Working alone.
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