Work Health & Safety

by the Health Science students

Importance of Work Health & Safety

Introduction

- Everyday over 200 employees injure their muscles or tendons and result to a week off.

- The main goal of work safety is to provide a balanced and nationally consistent framework to secure the health and safety for workers in the workplaces.

Workplace Hazards

Include:

- Infection control

- Slip and trip hazards

- Electrical safety

- Security

- Mental health and wellbeing

Some tools to keep safe in the work environment

Tips on how to prevent workplace injury

Principles of risk minimalisation

1. Identify the hazard

2. Undertake the risk assessment

3. Eliminate or control the level of risk