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Aged Care: Work Health and Safety (WHS) - Aged Care

Work Health and Safety for Aged Care - Physical Course Resource at Mt Lawley Library

The Australian carer : a training manual for aged care workers (2021)

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Part three WHS : Work Health and Safety

Chapters  10 - 12

Pages 280 - 364

10. Working safely as a support worker 

  • Management of WHS
  • Legal Rights and Responsibilities
  • Manual Handling
  • Duty of Care
  • Workplace Accidents
  • Management Intiatives for WHS
  • Workplace Stress, Violence 

11. Major WHS priorities - fire safety, manual handling and infection control 

  • Hazards Risks and safe Work Practices
  • Causes of Accidents
  • Hazards, Risk Analysis, Assesessment, Control, 
  • Accident Prevention
  • Safe Work Practices and Procedures
  • Home Safety Assessments, Community Care Issues and WHS Condsiderations

12. Safe food handling 

  • Food Hygiene Legislation
  • National Food Safety Standards
  • Food Handling
  • Preventing Foodborne Illnesses
  • Food Safety Program
  • Cleanliness of Food Handling Areas
  • Personal Hygiene