When working as an Enrolled Nurse, it is important for you to understand the State/Territory legislation underpinning the workplace health and safety. You must also analyse how it impacts on workplace regulations, codes of practice and industry standards.
1.Identify the workplace health and safety legislation applicable to your State/Territory and describe the key objectives of the identified Act that is relevant to your nursing practice
2.Identify the workplace health and safety regulations applicable to your State/Territory. Briefly describe the impact of the WHS Act on the identified regulations
3.Describe the impact of the identified WHS Act on the Code of Practice – Work Health and Safety Consultation, Co-operation and Co-ordination
4.Describe the scope and objective of the ‘National Standard for Manual Tasks
5.Identify the WHS authority relevant to your State/Territory and describe how they assist the organisations in complying with the WHS Act