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Occupational Health & Safety

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Occupational Health & Safety

  1. 1. Occupational Health & Safety in the Library Your guide to The Safe Plan System
  2. 2. This presentation summarises information about: <ul><li>Common library hazards </li></ul><ul><li>Workplace health and safety regulation </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying and managing risks </li></ul>
  3. 3. Library workers may be exposed to many unsafe situations at work. <ul><li>Common workplace injuries include: </li></ul><ul><li>Back injuries </li></ul><ul><li>Neck and upper arm injuries </li></ul><ul><li>Slips, trips and falls </li></ul><ul><li>Stress related disorders </li></ul>
  4. 4. Queensland Workplace Health & Safety Legislation <ul><li>Consists of three main parts: </li></ul><ul><li>The Workplace Health & Safety Act (1995) </li></ul><ul><li>The Workplace Health & Safety Regulation (1997) </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Codes of Practice & Advisory Standards </li></ul>
  5. 5. Employers’ Obligations: <ul><li>Ensure the health and safety of each of the employer’s workers at work </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure their own health and safety </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure the health and safety of other people who are not workers; for example visitors and patrons. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Workers’ Obligations <ul><li>Comply with the employer’s instructions regarding health and safety </li></ul><ul><li>Use personal protective equipment if it is provided and if you have been trained in its use </li></ul><ul><li>Do not deliberately interfere with, or misuse, anything that has been provided for workplace health and safety </li></ul><ul><li>Do not deliberately endanger anyone’s workplace health and safety </li></ul><ul><li>Do not deliberately injure yourself </li></ul>
  7. 7. Your Workplace Health & Safety Officers <ul><li>WH&S Representative – </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Brad Colbourne ext. 290 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Workplace Rehabilitation Co-Ordinator </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lillias Connell ext. 445 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Risk Management/WH&S Co-Ordinator </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George Dragon ext. 226 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Workplace Health and Safety Committee <ul><li>Promote co-operation between employers and workers about WH&S. </li></ul><ul><li>Provides information to workers and advice to the employer on WH&S matters. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Risk Management <ul><li>Everyone’s responsibility! </li></ul>
  10. 10. Risk Management – Everyone’s Responsibility <ul><li>Identify hazards </li></ul><ul><li>Assess the risk </li></ul><ul><li>Decide on control measures to manage the risk </li></ul><ul><li>Make the changes </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor the effectiveness of measures. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Training <ul><li>Workplace training should include: </li></ul><ul><li>Safe work procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Correct use of equipment, tools, furniture, PPE, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Hazard identification methods </li></ul><ul><li>Risk control methods </li></ul><ul><li>Efficient movements and postures </li></ul><ul><li>As part of the induction training, you should be advised of emergency exits, first aid facilities and any trained first aid officers, location of fire extinguishers and emergency contact phone numbers. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Workplace Health & Safety <ul><li>Further information: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WH&S Information Kit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Council’s Intranet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your supervisor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WHSR (Brad) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workplace Rehabilitation Co-Ordinator (Lillias) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Risk Management/WH&S Co-Ordinator (George) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workplace Health and Safety Committee. </li></ul></ul>

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