SITXWHS003 Assessment 1
Answer the following questions below. All questions must be answered.
Under the WHS legislation there are 5 situations when a person conducting a business or
undertaking (employer) must consult with workers. Name 3 of them.
List 4 ways you can provide staff with workplace health and safety information.
An emergency evacuation plan is one example of a WHS procedure which helps to keep people
safe. List 4 others relevant to your industry.
List 2 methods of monitoring that staff are following WHS procedures.
List 5 types of document that would act as evidence of your company’s compliance with WHS
List 4 possible steps you could take if you observed a staff member not complying with your
company’s WHS practices, or a hazard control measure was not working properly.
List 5 WHS issues or potential hazards you need to monitor in your department/industry on a
List 3 matters you might discuss as part of making consultation arrangements.
Name 3 methods you can use to provide staff members the opportunity to contribute their
views on WHS issues.
If you cannot resolve a staff member’s WHS issue or control a hazard yourself, name 3 people
you might refer the issue to in order to find a resolution.
A staff member has raised WHS issues in the workplace which now have been
resolved. Why is it important to communicate the result back the staff member who raised it?
Safe Work Australia’s Code of Practice “How to manage work health and safety risks” lists the
instances when risk management must occur and hazard controls must be used.
List 5 instances when this needs to occur in an organisation
List 4 different types of WHS training methods.
Give 2 examples of when you must provide WHS training to your staff.
Give 4 examples of training you might organise with a specialist WHS training provider.
Give 3 reasons you should monitor the effectiveness of training programs?
Where should Safety Data Sheets (SDS) be kept?
List 5 pieces of information you can find on an SDS.
What information can you get from a completed risk assessment document?
List 4 pieces of information that should be recorded as a training record for a staff member who
has undertaken WHS training.
Question 21: How can you minimise the environmental impacts of storing documents and files?
Under the WHS legislation, what is an employer’s duty of care in relation to providing a safe
If a business chooses to have direct, regular contact between employer and employees instead
of appointing a WHS Committee or appoint WHS Representatives, have they failed to meet the
requirements of the WHS act? Why/Why not?
If a WHS Committee raises a WHS issue with an employer, and the employer does not consider
the issue in a timely fashion, has the employer failed to meet their legal requirements?
What is the role of a WHS Committee?
List 2 penalties a judge may impose on you if you fail to meet your duties under the WHS act.