Hazard Research

Order Description

Select a workplace or in” rel=”nofollow”>industry, ideally one you can access or an organisation of which you have some knowledge. You should take care not to identify any organisations or in” rel=”nofollow”>individuals. Pick a workplace eg: fatigue in” rel=”nofollow”>in road freight in” rel=”nofollow”>industry and you look at a truck driver, look at their shift patterns, their pattern of pay
Or eg bullyin” rel=”nofollow”>ing at nurses in” rel=”nofollow”>in hospital settin” rel=”nofollow”>ing etc. Pick a very specific role in” rel=”nofollow”>in a work place.

-Choose hazard, choose in” rel=”nofollow”>industry, choose specific job within” rel=”nofollow”>in in” rel=”nofollow”>industry
Your task is to report on ONE emergin” rel=”nofollow”>ing or complex issue and provide a report on how you would recommend that risk be systematically managed. You should choose a workplace (de-identified) where this issue poses a risk to the workforce. CHOICES ARE: PSYCHOSOCIAL RISKS AT WORK: BULLYING, FATIGUE AND FITNESS, AT RISK GROUPS EG YOUNG WORKER OR AGING WORKERS.

Review the literature to describe the nature and impact of your chosen issue in” rel=”nofollow”>in the workplace. You may use government resources, legal sources and other journal based literature for your review (10 marks)

Explain” rel=”nofollow”>in how you would determin” rel=”nofollow”>ine the magnitude of the risk and who is exposed and how they are exposed (i.e. you must work through a process by which to identify and assess the risks), make sure you in” rel=”nofollow”>include consultation (5 marks): -exposure? Who is exposed, how?, how is the hazard measured? Eg exposed to sun, chemicals, radition, ie. How much are they exposed to. HOW THE WORKERS EXPERIENCE THE HAZARD AND HOW MUCH ARE THEY IN CONTACT WITH THE HAZARD. Eg to fin” rel=”nofollow”>ind this in” rel=”nofollow”>info you could look at in” rel=”nofollow”>injury data, complain” rel=”nofollow”>ints, absence data. DON’T COLLECT DATA– JUST WALK THROUGH HOW YOU WOULD APPROACH IT
Identify control measures in” rel=”nofollow”>in accordance with the ‘hierarchy of controls’ and ‘as low as reasonably practical’ concepts (10 marks) **HIRARCHY OF CONTROLS IS IMPORTANT*

Determin” rel=”nofollow”>ine and describe TWO human resources management processes for effectively implementin” rel=”nofollow”>ing these control measures (so that the control measures are systematic and sustain” rel=”nofollow”>inable) (10 marks): — 2 HR measures: implement change (what processes?) EG.you would CONSULTATION with the workers, REVIEW job descriptions, TRAINING, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES,
Describe what in” rel=”nofollow”>injury management considerations are relevant to this issue. (5 marks): –INJURY MANAGEMENT: two prin” rel=”nofollow”>inciples: early in” rel=”nofollow”>intervention (deal with symptoms before it turns in” rel=”nofollow”>into bad in” rel=”nofollow”>injury) and treatment ( treatment focused on capacity not what they cant do but what they can do- fin” rel=”nofollow”>ind other duties they can do) focus on preventions and return to work, rehab

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