BSBWHS616 Apply Safe Design Principles to Control WHS Risks - Assessment Task 1: Knowledge Test

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Assessment Task 1 - Knowledge Test

Provide your response to each question in the box below.

Q1: Answer the following questions:1.1. Explain the purpose of WHS commonwealth and state/territory laws in 200-250 words.1.2. Mention the Safe Work Australia codes of practice and guidance information that relate to safe design in 200-250 words.

1.3. Discuss the requirements for managing WHS risks in 100-150 words.

1.4. Write down the steps for implementing controls at each life-cycle stage of a product in 100-150 words.

1.5. Describe the requirements relating to consultation processes in WHS in 100-150 words.

1.6. Explain the legislative duties of persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) or officers who are designers or are responsible for safe design processes in 200-250 words.

Satisfactory response
Yes   

 

No   

 

Q2: Discuss the factors involved in selecting WHS risk controls for product design, in 200-250 words each:a)   Ensuring that level and reliability of risk control is commensurate with likelihood and impact of riskb)   Impact on safety of alterations to product during its life

c)    Minimising impact of possible failure or defect by ensuring controls include fail-safe action

Satisfactory response
Yes   

 

No   

 

Q3: Answer the following questions regarding WHS principles, materials, technology and systems that apply to product design:3.1 Discuss any five (5) WHS principles that apply to product design in 150-200 words.3.2. Discuss the purpose of choosing right materials, systems and technology for product design in 100-150 words. Satisfactory response
Yes   

 

No   

 

Q4: Answer the following questions regarding internal and external sources of WHS information and data, and procedures for accessing them:4.1 Discuss any three (3) internal and external sources of WHS information and data in 150-200 words.4.2 Explain the procedures for accessing internal and external sources of WHS information and data in 100-150 words. Satisfactory response
Yes   

 

No   

 

Q5: Explain the following factors affecting safe design in 40-100 words each:a)   work-related psychosocial factorsb)   occupational violence

c)    shift work

d)   repetitive work

e)   awkward postures

f)    lighting

g)   thermal environment

h)   work layout

Satisfactory response
Yes   No  
Q6: Explain the impact of human cognitive and perceptual capabilities on safe design of products in 100-150 words. Satisfactory response
Yes  No 
Q7 Answer the following questions regarding principles of anthropometry and biomechanics as the relate to safe design principles to control WHS risks:7.1 Describe the principles of anthropometry related to safe design principles to control WHS risks in 150-200 words.7.2 Explain the principles of biomechanics related to safe design principles to control WHS risks in 100-150 words. Satisfactory response
Yes  No 
Q8: Answer the following questions:8.1 Discuss the communication and consultation processes related to safe product design in 150-200 words.8.2 Mention the key personnel related to WHS communication in 200-250 words. Satisfactory response
Yes  No 
Q9: Answer the following questions:9.1 Explain the hierarchy of control measures in 150-200 words.9.2 Discuss the criteria for choosing different WHS risk controls in 200-250 words. Satisfactory response
Yes  No 
Q10: Answer the following questions:10.1 Discuss the key personnel within the workplace management structure in 200-250 words.10.2 Explain the responsibilities of change agents within management structure in 150-200 words. Satisfactory response
Yes  No 
Q11: Explain the legal liability of providing advice in WHS in 100-150 words. Satisfactory response
Yes  No 
Q12: Discuss the organisational behaviour and culture as they impact on WHS and on change in 250-300 words. Satisfactory response
Yes  No 
Q13: Answer the following questions:13.1 Elaborate the WHS risk management in 150-200 words.13.2 Discuss the principles and practices of a systematic approach to WHS management in 100-150 words.

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