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Objective 1: Trace the development of OHS programs in

 

Australian industry

 

During the last few decades, health and safety issues have been

 

highlighted by the development of comprehensive legislation in all

 

states of Australia. Governments were initially reluctant to pass

 

legislation, seeing it as a management issue. However, the recognition

 

of the immense cost of accidents and injuries to organisations

 

encouraged the development of legislation as the 20th century

 

progressed.

 

Objective 2: Understand the various perspectives of employers,

 

unions and employees, and the influences of medical,

 

paramedical and legal professions on OHS theory and practice

 

A variety of different professions began to express their interests in

 

OHS issues during the 1970s and 1980s, each bringing with them

 

their own perspectives, models and solutions. The medical profession

 

focused on the effects of work on health and the treatment of those

 

effects, the occupational and ergonomic professions looked at

 

modifying physical arrangements and conditions in the workplace to

 

suit the needs of the employee, and the legal profession was focused

 

on the settlement of workers? compensation claims. The unions

 

initially showed little interest in OHS, however during the early 1980s

 

their interests spread to encompass workers? conditions, health,

 

safety and welfare.

 

Objective 3: Explain recent OHS legislation in Australian national

 

and state government jurisdictions, and analyse its respective

 

advantages and disadvantages

 

Australian industry has been subject to a wide range of Acts and

 

statutes concerning specific occupational risks and hazards. Common

 

law has been an additional avenue for injured workers to pursue

 

claims. The legislation covers three main areas: prevention,

 

compensation and rehabilitation. State legislation has also been

 

established to deal with operational OHS issues and regular

 

inspections. The Federal Government also established a tripartite

 

policy review body, now known as Worksafe Australia. This body has

 

no power to compel states or employers to conform to the national

 

standards, and as a result, amendments to the legislation have been,

 

and are being made to strengthen the inspection and prosecution

 

powers of this body. The legislation is also encouraging a more

 

consultative approach, focusing on preventative measures rather

 

than reactive programs and strategies.

 

Objective 4: Describe the scope of OHS programs

 


 

By law, employers are required to provide safe and healthy working

 

conditions for employees and to compensate injured employees. In

 

order to manage this, OHS programs have been put in place and

 

involve the managers, supervisors, union representatives, HR

 

managers and employees. There are a number of issues with which

 

these programs are concerned and have to manage effectively:

 

accidents, smoking, occupational stress, workplace bullying, mobile

 

phones, AIDS, the risks of international travel and a number of other

 

miscellaneous issues.

 

Objective 5: Determine the roles of senior, middle and line

 

managers as well as human resource management specialists in

 

the management of OHS issues at the workplace

 

The effective management of an OHS program requires consultation

 

between all the players. HR managers need to operate on strategic,

 

operational and administrative levels, creating links with all

 

managers in their organisation. Managers, supervisors and

 

employees all need to be aware of safety considerations and require

 

at least basic training to develop knowledge, understanding and, in

 

some cases, skills to enable them to determine and predict problems

 

and issues.

 


 

 

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