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WHS INDUCTION

03/03/2014
For
Carolines Cuisine

by
Angelo Munozco
Importance of Work Health and
Safety
Setting standards to protect workers and all other
stakeholders in the workplace from being expose to
hazards and risks.
Providing guidelines for working with hazardous
chemicals.
Preventing injury due to fatigue.
Eliminates or reduce the chances of being injured.
Saves the company money.
No one wants to get hurt or killed in the workplace.


Introduction
WHS Checklist
Incident/Accident protocol
First Aid procedures
Emergency evacuation procedures
Health and Safety Representative
Location of company WHS policy.
Reference tools
WORKSTATION CHECKLIST

Part A :
Assessment
1.CHAIR Yes No N/A Comments
1.1) I know and I am familiar with all the adjustment
mechanism of my chair

1.2) Is height of my chair appropriate?

1.3) Is height of backrest appropriate?

1.4) Is the angle of backrest appropriate?

1.5) Is the depth of the seat pan appropriate?

2. DESK Yes No N/A Comments
2.1) Are the desk dimensions appropriate?

2.2) Are you able to sit as close as possible to the desk?

2.3) Does the height of the desk appropriate?

3. Monitor Yes No N/A Comments
3.1) Directly positioned in front of you and arms reach way.

3.2) Top of the screen positioned at your eye level.

3.3) The screen is free from glare or reflections from light
sources.

WORKSTATION
CHECKLIST
5. Keyboard and mouse Yes No N/A Comments
5.1) Is the center of the alphabetical section of the keyboard
positioned directly in front of the user and the computer
screen?

5.2) There is enough room between the keyboard and the
edge of the desk to rest the wrists whilst not typing.

5.3) Keyboard close enough to allow elbows to remain under
the shoulder and close to body.

5.4) Legs of the keyboard retracted to ensure flat wrists while
typing.

5.5) Your wrists remain in a neutral position while typing or
using the mouse

5.6) Mouse moved using the shoulder as the pivot point not
the wrist.

5.7) Mouse at the same level as the keyboard and close
enough so the elbows remain directly under the shoulders.



WORKSTATION
CHECKLIST
6. Phone and Documents Yes No N/A Comments
6.1) Phone positioned within reach.

6.2) Headset use to prevent neck strain caused by cradling the
phone.

6.3) Document holder used for referring to documents while typing.

7. Environment Yes No N/A Comments
7.1) Noise levels are conducive to concentration.

7.2) Lighting is adequate.

7.3) I feel comfortable with the room temperature and airflow.

7.4) No trip hazards like cabling, mats and poor housekeeping.

WORKSTATION
CHECKLIST

WORKSTATION CHECKLIST


If you answered NO to any of the above questions, list the actions required to make your workstation safe:







Part B: Action
Plan
Ergonomic Workspace
Incident/Accident Protocol
IS IT A CRITICAL INJURY?
IF YES:
Call for medical attention(Dial 000). Supervisor will arrange
transportation.
Apply first aid to the injured person.(While waiting for the
ambulance)
Secure the accident site. Establish inner and outer perimeter if
needed. Notify WHS Authority.
Maintain contact with Supervisor as soon as possible.








Incident/Accident Protocol
If No:
Injured person should receive first aid or medical attention. If
needed, supervisor will arrange transportation.
Employee or any witness to the incident should notify the
Supervisor of the incident.
Employee will call and report the incident to the Health and
Safety Committee

Incident/Accident Protocol
If the employee lost time from work or requires modified duties:

Employee should provide medical documentation supporting
absence, outlining restrictions.
Employee will participate in identifying suitable modified
work. Implement return to work plan.

Incident/Accident Protocol
Risk Matrix
Incident/Accident Protocol
Risk Matrix

First Aid Procedures
If a person is seriously injured or ill phone an ambulance
(Dial 000)
Then contact a Nominated First Aid Officer and a Security
Service. Notify the Security if an ambulance is called.
Security can then contact the Ambulance service and
provide additional information to guide the Ambulance to
the correct location.
After calling the Ambulance, If possible dispatch someone to
flag down the ambulance outside the building.

Emergency Evacuation Procedures
Emergency Evacuation Procedures
Health and Safety Representative
Rafaello Xavier Operations Manager
Ph: 6789 543 Ext: 012
Mobile: 0409 543217
Email: rxsafety@ccuisine.com.au

Maria Shara Duty Manager
Ph: 9876 345 Ext: 210
Mobile: 0409 345712
Email: mssafety@ccuisine.com.au
Location of Company WHS Policy
Access it online to
http://carolinescuisine.net.au/whspolicy
Printed copies in WHS office. ( Level 1 Room 2)
Copies will be provided to all new employees after
induction.
Reference tools
http://sydney.edu.au/whs/activities/forms.shtml
http://ucsfhr.ucsf.edu/index.php/workcomp/article/1179
Workstation Checklist - University of New South Wales
http://homesenseauditing.wordpress.com/2013/06/23/diagra
m-for-setting-up-an-ergonomic-workstation/
Ergonomic Assessment Checklist University of Melbourne


STAY SAFE ALWAYS
General Rule:

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