Occupational health and safety

· Assessment 2: Occupational Health and Safety Management System Evaluation Report This assessment measures your achievement of the following learning outcomes: 1. Explain the importance, relevance and basic concepts of Occupational Health and Safety2. Apply common law and statute law to Occupational Health and Safety3. Apply OHS management principles and practice to critically evaluate workplace health and safety management4. Interpret industrial relations principles and practice to Occupational Health and Safety issues. Your task: Building on your Assessment 1 submission: As an auditor, audit the provided (assessment 1 scenario) SOLD Pty Ltd OHS management system and evaluate its performance against legal requirements. Approach: · Read: Hopkins, Andrew (2000). “Auditing”. In Hopkins, Andrew, “Lessons from Longford : the Esso gas plant explosion”, North Ryde, N.S.W: CCH Australia, pp.1-10. (CMD database) · Read: Robson, Lynda S (2010). “Something might be missing from occupational health and safety audits: findings from a content validity analysis of five audit instruments”. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine , 52 (5), p. 536. (library) · Read: BS OHSAS 18001 comment. Use the approach described in chapter 13 (Auditing Health and Safety) and chapter 14 (Evaluating OHS performance) of: Toohey, J., Borthwick, K., Archer, R. (2005). OH&S in Australia : A management guide. South Melbourne: Thomson (CMD database) for developing your OHS audit. · Use: AS/NZ 4801, chapter 4.5; AS/NZ 4804, chapter 4.4. Assignment Questions:1. Refer to the OHS management system for SOLD Pty Ltd.2. Develop an OHS management system audit tool for a SME, for example based on AS/NZ 4801 and the National Self Insurer Audit Tool, or similarly suitable tools.3. Audit the provided OHS management system using the audit tool developed in Q2.4. Submit your assignment response in a report format – including the OHS MS audit tool and the completed audit – to TurnitIn. Criteria for asessment:PUN301 Standards and Criteria for Assessment 2_2016.pdfOHS Management systemto be asessed:OHSMS.pdf Useful references:Robson et al (2010) ;BS OHSAS 18001:2007 comment ; OHS Management Systems ; AS/NZS ISO 19011:2003 ;National Self-Insurer OHS Audit Tool

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