WHS: A Management Guide PDF

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Cengage Learning Australia, Aug 26, 2014 - Business & Economics - 392 pages
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The fourth edition of WHS: A management guide continues to take a humanist approach (work should satisfy human needs equally with organisational goals), and goes beyond the risk-management model of physical safety to take into account the larger perspective of human health needs, including psychological and social needs. This edition will build on the key strengths of previous edition, namely the humanist approach well-developed insights into the Model Act, which situates the authors in an excellent position to build on current status quo and update examples for the states that are yet to implement it fully VET competencies Covers core and elective units of competency from the current qualifications: BSB41412 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety BSB51312 Diploma of Work Health and Safety
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introducing health and safety
1
Chapter 2 Understanding the legal framework
25
Chapter 3 Consulting on WHS
50
Chapter 4 Developing a systematic approach
71
Chapter 5 Managing WHS information
98
Chapter 6 Identifying hazards and managing risk
113
Chapter 7 Managing hazards associated with plant
134
ergonomics
156
Chapter 13 Auditing and evaluating WHS activity
272
Chapter 14 Dealing with emergencies
289
Chapter 15 Notifying reporting and investigating incidents
311
Chapter 16 Compensating injured workers and managing injuries
331
Chapter 17 Promoting a health and safety culture
351
Chapter 18 Topical issues
363
Further references
382
Appendix
385

occupational and environmental hygiene
177
Chapter 10 Using equipment to monitor the workplace
203
Chapter 11 Managing psychosocial hazards
227
safe design
255
Glossary
399
Index
401
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