Self Check Quiz: Whs Team

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Answer the following questions about the important team of WHS officials in the workplace


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Workplace Health and Safety representative is a volunteer staff member.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The main role of the WHS representative is to act as a representative of the employees, with the emploer, on matters of occupational health and safety. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Other roles of the WHS representative include which of the following:
    • A. 

      Working with management and finance committees to fund changes

    • B. 

      Carrying out workplace inspections

    • C. 

      Attending regular occupational health and safety meetings

    • D. 

      Reporting any unsafe acts and conditions to the WHS committee or to the employee

    • E. 

      Rehabilitating workers back into the workforce

    • F. 

      Write a WHS report

  • 4. 
    If a business has less than 30 employees they are not required by law to have a WHS officer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    To become a WHS officer you must pass a special exam set by the Queensland Workplace Health and Safety. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The main role of the WHS officer is about setting up health and safety systems and improving the attitude of staff towards health and safety. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are the roles of the WHS Officer?
    • A. 

      Working with management and finance committees to fund changes.

    • B. 

      Working with the WHS representative and the WHS committee.

    • C. 

      Write a WH&S report.

    • D. 

      Working with medical professionals on helping workers recover from injuries.

    • E. 

      Taking ideas of colleagues to the WHS committee.

  • 8. 
    To be a member of the WHS committee you must be an employee of the business.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A WHS committee must have this number of members:
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      2

    • E. 

      Any number

  • 10. 
    What are the roles of the WHS committee?
    • A. 

      Preparing WHS reports

    • B. 

      Ensuring all staff have access to information about occupational health and safety

    • C. 

      Developing and implementing H&S procedures

    • D. 

      Performing any duties to ensure WHS matters are carried through

    • E. 

      Ensuring management and staff cooperate

  • 11. 
    Workers who are being rehabilitated do odd jobs in the workplace e.g. making cofee
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The WHS rehabilitation coordinator supports staff by which of the following.
    • A. 

      Working with medical staff to design tasks suitable for individual employees

    • B. 

      Allowing the individuals to decide when they will return to work

    • C. 

      Designing rehabilitation for a permanent job change

    • D. 

      Help with an employees gradual return to normal duties

    • E. 

      Ensure staff are adequately trained for their job

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