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School MGT Catalogue number Bus 1053 Paper 1

Work Health and Safety Management Principles
Course Name
SAMPLE EXAM

Official Reading Time: 0:10 Minutes
Writing Time: 2:00 Hours

EXTERNAL STUDENTS – Please place a large “E” at the top of your
examination booklet

INTERNAL STUDENTS – Please place a large “I” at the top of your
examination booklet

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES:
 No writing is allowed in the examination booklet during
reading time, however notes may be made on the scribble
paper provided.
 This is a closed book theory examination, no notes are
permitted.
 Write your answers in the examination booklet provided.
 All material, that is, this examination paper, examination booklets and
scribble paper must be handed to the examiners prior to leaving the
examination room.
 Language translation or English dictionaries are permitted.
 Electronic Dictionaries and calculators are not permitted.

THIS EXAM IS WORTH 45% OF YOUR FINAL GRADE

MARKING ALLOCATION:

ANSWER FIVE QUESTIONS FROM THE FOLLOWING SIX QUESTIONS

Each worth 20% 5 x 20 = 100

6 hours a day. legal requirements. Systematic management of safety  You have been given a new management position and have been asked to consider developing a safety management system. Costs of OHS. Explain to him. what are the employer’s obligations? Detail your next course of action as the WHS/Injury manager. Discuss how planning and measuring are important features of that system and what types of measures should be used. What are Joan’s obligations. as well as other costs.. registered with Workcover.WHS Law  Explain how the “new style” of WHS laws (as recommended by Lord Roben’s) has made it easier and in some cases harder for employers to comply with these laws? Is it the same for all employers? Discuss with reference to the features of the new style laws. enforcement penalties Justification for managing OHS  Recently Harry started up a new transport business. .Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation  You are the WHS manager of a large bank. with particular reference to his legal obligations (particularly the potential penalties). Injury management. no lifting over 3 kilograms”. Yesterday Joan injured here back lifting heavy boxes at work. why he should make an effort to manage WHS in his business. She is a bank teller and her work involves giving advice to customers. filing and using the computer system. Her medical certificate states she is fit for “light duties only. It is thriving and he is about to employ 10 more workers.

Explain to your management colleagues why worker consultation and participation is important for improved WHS. END .Enforcement of WHS laws  If you were made responsible for WHS enforcement in your jurisdiction describe the styles of enforcement and the particular strategies would you employ and why? Worker participation  You have just been employed as the WHS Manager of a large organisation.