Part C: Short Answer Questions
Note: WHS is constantly evolving – for this reason you will need to carry out some independent research, away from the leaning material, to successfully answer some of these questions.
What State or Territory are you currently living/working in?
Provide the full title of the current WHS Act and WHS Regulation in your State or Territory.
What is the primary aims and objectives of this Act and Regulation?
Which people have a primaryDuty of Care under this WHS Act?
What is the name of the WHS regulatory body in your State or Territory?
List and briefly explain four (4) benefits for all staff and managers when WHS programs and procedures are implemented.
List and explain four (4) benefits to the organisation when WHS program and procedures are implemented.
What should be completed after an incident or near miss has occurred?
List three workplace hazards that are common causes of workplace injury or illness in the Tourism industry.
Suggest two control measures for each of the hazards that you identified in Q9 above.
What two factors need to be considered when conducting a Risk Assessment?
What is WHS Consultation and what is its primary purpose?
What factors should be taken into consideration when identifying workgroups to elect and establish OHS Representatives (now known as health and safety representatives)?
List and briefly explain the six (6) steps used to develop and implement WHS Management System.
Name the Australian Standard that provides guidance in the preparation and implementation of a WHS Management System.