This quiz will test your knowledge on how to participate in OHS, how to follow emergency response procedures and how to manage stress in the workplace. Answer all questions and when you achieve 100%, print out your certificate and hand it to your teacher.
All reports regarding OHS issues or concerns must be made to supervisors or managers. Employees should know what the procedures for negating workplace hazards identification are. Reports should not be made to the OHS officer or OHS committee. unless the employer or managers are unavailable,
In every organization the employers are the only people authorized to be in charge of early identification of hazards and should know what the procedures for reporting workplace hazards are. Reports should be made to the correct government authority. If they cannot contact the government authority, the employer should document the attempts to make contact. No further action is required.
Employees should only report incidents whereby a client of the organisation has made a formal complaint about non compliance with OHS laws. Under these circumstances, employers should know what the procedures for reporting workplace hazards are. Reports should be made to the organization's legal representative. If neither a committee member nor an OHS representative is available, no further action is required to be taken by law.
This would depend on your organization. Employees should be aware of the need for early identification of hazards and should know what the procedures for reporting workplace hazards are. Reports should be made to the OHS officer or OHS committee. If neither a committee member nor an OHS representative is available, reports must be made to supervisors or managers.
Incidents and accidents must be promptly reported.
The organisation must have in place, procedures that all employees are aware of and can access in order to make reports
Accidents, regardless of how minor, must be reported.
Workers who do not comply with OHS requirements should have their employment terminated to ensure that no-one's safety is endangered.
All faulty equipment should be promptly reported.
To make your workplace more likely to attract the right type of client
To keep your workplace free of clutter or conditions that allow bacteria and vermin to thrive.
To make sure that customers don't judge the performance of the managers of the organization based on the way the facility appears.
To attract friendly and hard working employees.
Stress is an abnormal response to normal workplace demands. Any level of stress is unnecessary and it interferes with the way that workers function.
Heightened stress levels in the workplace are quite normal and are experienced by most workers each day. A high level of stress is necessary to not only function, but to reach our full potential.
Stress is a normal response that can we experience to some extent each day. A certain level of stress is necessary to not only function, but to reach our full potential.
People who are under stress will function in an abnormal way. They are likely to cause others in the workplace harm and should be avoided.
Obsessive concern with trivial matters
Poor work performance
Loss of concentration
Difficulty making decisions
Stress management and learning how to relax
Drinking more coffee
Resign and take up employment in a less stressful occupation.
Complain to your work colleagues and refuse to do any of the work that your employer asks you to do.
Seek help from your union representative for further investigation and action.
Go to your doctor and ask him to supply you with antidepressants.
Details on managing stress can be found in literature and pamphlets available from your management, from your doctor and health centres.
There are many good groups around that specialise in stress management.
If your situation becomes unbearable it is important to seek professional help through your local doctor or health centre.
Make sure you can manage your stress before the stress manages you.
If you are suffering from any of the signs or symptoms related to stress, you are required, by law to find alternative employment or to see your local doctor.
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