Assessment Task 2 of BSBWHS501
This document is Policy and Procedures Student. It is part of the supporting assessment resources
Grow Management Consultants
Workplace Health and Safety Policy and Procedures
This policy applies to all workers at Grow Management Consultants.
To outline the necessary steps taken to ensure the continued safety of the work environment for
all students, staff and others participating in any activities within the premises or under the
employment of Grow Management Consultants.
All employees, as well as Grow Management Consultants, are responsible for ensuring a healthy
and safe workplace.
A hazard is any potentially dangerous situation within the work environment.
Incident means an event or circumstance that leads – or could have led – to unintended or
unnecessary harm during a person’s participation in work with Grow Management Consultants.
An injury is any incident that causes harm to a person during their participation in work activities
with Grow Management Consultants.
WHS communication and consultation means sharing information, giving workers a reasonable
opportunity to express views, and taking those views into account before making decisions on
health and safety matters
Grow Management Consultants recognises the importance of providing a safe and healthy
environment for staff, contractors and visitors during their participation in work.
Grow Management Consultants aspires for excellence in workplace health and safety and is
committed to providing an environment which is free from risks and conducive to the productivity
and efficiency needs of its staff and others.
1. Compliance with legislation
1.1. Grow Management Consultants meets the requirements of the Work Health and Safety
Act 2011 and complies with all other relevant legislation, regulations, codes of practice,
advisory and best practice standards as well as organisational policies and procedures.
2. Organisational responsibility and commitment
2.1 Grow Management Consultants is committed to:
• Providing a safe and healthy environment for all staff and others during their
participation in activities with Grow Management Consultants
• Implementing effective risk management systems that are relevant and suitable for
the organisation’s scope of business; promote workplace health and safety at all
times; and continuously improve performance in relation to health and safety.
• Encouraging active participation, cooperation and consultation with all staff and
others in the promotion and development of measures to improve health and safety.
• Actively responding to, recording and investigating all incidents.
• Maintaining relevant policies, procedures, training, codes of conduct and systems to
support and communicate effective health and safety practices throughout the
• Routinely conducting checks of the work environment to assess risks, identify hazards
and identify areas for improvement.
• Taking immediate response to reduce the risk of identified workplace hazards.
• Providing appropriate induction, training, information and updates to staff on a
regular basis about workplace health and safety.
3. Staff responsibility
3.1 All staff including managers have a responsibility to work safely; take all reasonable care
for their own health and safety; and always consider the health and safety of others who
may be affected by their actions.
3.2 When staff are undertaking work from home or at an off-site location, the staff member
is responsible for ensuring the environment they enter into is free from risk and
occupational health and safety hazards.
4.1 All staff, and others are required to report any identified workplace hazards and
associated risks as soon as they become aware of them.
All ~taff, and others are required to report any incident that causes harm to a person
during their participation in work and/or training activities with Grow Management
5.1 Appropriate records of the organisation’s risk management strategy, workplace hazards
and workplace injuries will be accurately maintained at all times.
1. Workplace health and safety inspections
|1.1||Annual workplace inspections.
An Annual worksite inspection will be conducted using the
Workplace Health & Safety Checklist.
|1.2 Control hazards
All hazards identified through any of the above inspections must be
reported to the Operations Manager using the Workplace Hazard
Appropriate actions must be taken to control any hazards identified.
Hazards and control mechanisms are to be recorded in the central
Safety and Hazard Register for all identified hazards.
Risk ratings are to be added to the Risk Management Plan.
2. Identify and control hazards
|2.1||Identify and control hazards.
All staff have a responsibility to respond to hazards and perceived
risks to health and safety.
Any staff member who identifies a potential or actual workplace
hazard must report it immediately to the Operations Manager using
the Workplace Hazard Report.
The Operations Manager will take appropriate actions to control the
identified hazards in accordance with the Health and Safety Policy.
The Operations Manager will complete the Hazard Register for all
Hazards and their control mechanisms are to be recorded in the
Workplace Injury Register.
|All staff and
|Any risk ratings are to be added to the Risk Management Plan.|
3. Workplace incidents
If an incident occurs in the workplace any persons attending to the
incident or witness to the incident are to fill in a Workplace Incident
Where the incident involves an injury, the first person in attendance
to a workplace injury should contact the First Aid Officer or
emergency services in the case of a serious injury.
Workplace Injury Forms are to be provided to the Operations
Manager who will use the records to gather accounts of the incident
and use them as the basis of an investigation into the incident, if
All serious injuries will be reported to Worksafe.
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