Induction Process This guide is designed to assist you, on specific induction requirements: Take new staff member on an orientation walk Key people, manager, supervisor, co-workers, safety representative, associated work areas Job description Tea facilities, Staff rooms, Toilets, Smoking areas Print room, Conference room Car Parks Fire exit, fire equipment Assembly areas Safe working procedures
Safety procedures This guide is designed to assist you, on specific Safety procedures: If you don't know ask Fire exits & assembly areas are to be kept clear at all times Staff will be trained to use fire extinguisher In case of a fire go to appropriate assembly area re: assembly areas Everyone in the workplace is responsible for workplace health and safety Report all accidents & incidents on the job immediately, no matter how trivial Report all known observed hazards to their supervisor or manager
Equipment safety checks Check work station Make sure computer is not obstructing walk ways Make sure monitor is at correct height and stable Check chair is in good order Check lighting is functioning Check printer for paper Check seating position Stretch before starting work, fingers hands arms back legs
Safety representative Manager : Vinnie vortex Fire warden Supervisor: Fanny Gump Assembly area supervisor Designer: Bruce withadick Assembly roll call
Existing & potential hazards Eye strain Back strain Hand strain Neck strain Pins & needles in legs Paper cuts Frustration, leading to anger, leading to self harm i.e.: hitting desk or someone!! Wrong seat height, leading to pain or injury Over working, due to not take breaks Stress Servere drug addiction!!
Controlling the risk Take breaks at proper intervals Stretch, before ,during and after work Walk around when not using pc Handle paper with care Make sure you back is straight and seat height correct If stressed, count to ten real fast, this can help!! Talk to boss if to stressed Seek help if not handling stress Stay calm, walk out of studio if get to frustrated Stay away from drugs!!! (Unless you have run out of ideas...;o)
Legal Responsibilities Employers Responsibilities: safe working environment, safe working systems Safe and well maintained machinery, information, training and supervision Workers Responsibilities: work with your employer and co-workers to improve safety Obey any reasonable instructions, training and information given; follow safe work procedures to do your work Not put yourself or co-workers at risk Report accidents, near misses and hazards to employer Use protective equipment the correct way Everyone in the workplace is responsible for workplace health and safety
National O H & S policies National Occupational Health & Safety Commission (NOHSC) www.accc.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/287509/fromItemId/815972/quickLinkId/815426/whichType/org occupational Health and Safety Information and Resources www.actu.org.au/public/ohs/resources.html