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A general overview of OH&S in Victoria.

A general overview of OH&S in Victoria.

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  • 1. Safe @ Work General Test Occupation Health & Safety
  • 2. Overview
    • Overview
    • Health and Safety Responsibilities
    • Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Risk Control
    • Managing Risks
    • Types of Risk
    • Health and Safety Laws
  • 3. Introduction
    • This is an introduction to Occupation Health & Safety for VET in Victoria
    • As part of this course you will be required to complete the Safe @ Work tests in this class
  • 4. Health and Safety Responsibilities
    • Health and safety at work is everyone's responsibility.
  • 5. Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment & Control
    • Spot the hazard
      • A hazard is anything that could hurt you or someone else.
    • Assess the risk
      • Assessing the risk means working out how likely it is that a hazard will harm someone, and how serious the harm could be.
    • Make the changes
      • Make the changes means telling someone who is able to fix it.
  • 6. Managing Risk
    • Elimination
    • Substitution
    • Isolation
    • Safeguards
    • Instructing workers in the safest way to do something
    • Using personal protective equipment and clothing (PPE)
  • 7. Types of Risk
    • Manual Handling
    • Hazardous Substances and Dangerous Goods
    • Noise
    • Electricity
    • Mechanical Equipment
    • Personal Safety
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Dealing with an Emergency
  • 8. Health and Safety Laws
    • The Occupational Health and Safety Act 1985
    • Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
    • Duty of care
      • Employers
      • Employees
      • OH&S representatives
      • OH&S Committees
    • WorkSafe Inspectors
    • The Right to Refuse Work
  • 9. Homework
    • Read
      • http://www.education.vic.gov.au/safe@work/modules/general/index.asp or
      • http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/edulibrary/public/ohs/safeatwork/General.pdf
    • There will be a test!