Question and Answer
Q1. What is a WHS Management System (WHSMS)? What are its key elements?
Q2. What section of the WHS Act 2004 deals with general WHS duties on employers, the self‐employed, employees, designers, manufacturers, suppliers, and others? What does the code require a person to do?
Q3. Describe duties of employers to employees and contractors under the new WHS Act 2010.
Q4. A roof insulation worker slipped from a ladder and fell whilst working on a residential property. The worker pleaded two times for help from his supervisor, who did not call for an ambulance for at least an hour. The worker was eventually taken to hospital with a sore back, sunburnt eyes and dehydration. What sections of the WHS Act 2000 would have been breached in this scenario?
Q5. What does PPI stand for? Describe their use in assessment of WHS performance.
Q6. Describe the difference between common law and statutory law.
Q7. What are professional ethics? Describe the code of practice under which WHS code of Ethics is covered?
Q8. Briefly describe the concepts of causation, foreseeability, preventability.
Q9. Describe key characteristics of an effective meeting.
Q10. What is a professional liability?
Q11. Explain how organisational culture and behaviour impact upon WHS and WHS processes.
Q12. What are the benefits of a WHS Management Information System?