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  1. OHS Risk Management for Retail Butchers Jenny Barron Practical Work Solutions 30 March 2005

  2. 2 Major Types of Legislation Covering Safety and Injuries in Workplace in NSW Compensation Once Injury Occurs Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998 (NSW); and Workers Compensation Act 1987 (NSW) Safety in Workplaces Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000 (NSW) OHS Regulation 2001 (NSW) Guide relates to this aspect of legislation

  3. The Guide: 2 Parts • Part A • background information • explanations of how the OHS risk management process works • case studies • additional resources • useful contacts • Part B • risk assessment checklists • useful forms

  4. Risk Management: 4 Basic Stages Stage 1: Identify the Hazards Stage 2: Assess the Level of Risk for Hazards Stage 3: Control the Risk Stage 4: Review (to ensure effective)

  5. Hazard/Risk Hazard = the potential to cause harm Risk = the likelihood it will cause harm

  6. Identify Your Hazards (pg 11 of Guide)

  7. Common Hazards • Emergency Management • Electrical Safety • Bandsaw Safety • Mincer Safety • Other Plant and Equipment • Knife/Hand Tool Safety • Slips/Trips/Falls

  8. Common Hazards (cont’d) • Manual Handling • Cold Rooms • Chemicals/Hazardous Substances • Scalds and Burns • Robbery • Drugs and Alcohol • Bullying and Harassment • ??

  9. Stage 2: Assess Risk and Determine Priorities Assess overall risk of hazards  set priorities Re-assess in more detail If risk level unacceptable  Stage 3 - Reduce risk/increase control

  10. HAZPAK Risk Assessment Matrix* *Hazpak - WorkCover NSW – p 16 of Guide

  11. Consider Cost of minimising risk V Managing residual risk

  12. Stage 3 and 4: Determine Controls and Evaluate Consider possible controls  set priorities for action Implement controls Evaluate and monitor

  13. Best and Least Effective Controls (p 20 of Guide) Eliminate hazard Design to minimise Substitute Administrative – training, procedures etc Personal protective equipment

  14. Hazard – Lifting Carcass to Rail

  15. Before: Manually Lifted to Rail

  16. Control: Redesign  Risk

  17. Document Document Risks/hazards Risk Assessment Current controls/treatments Agreed priorities & on-going activity

  18. Activity Select RA Checklist 8: Hazardous Substances Complete Decide on strategies based on risk and practical considerations – Form 2, Part B

  19. Risk Management Requires … Thinking that is: - Logical/systematic - Forward looking - Broadly focused - Proactive Planning Team work

  20. RM Requires (cont’d)… Agreement RM is important • Commitment from senior team Consultation and communication Starting (not panicking!)