Activity 5.1 Working safely
Use your professional or vocational interests as a way of identifying
the occupational health and safety issues in your practicum. As a starting
point for collecting this information, try the Workcover
site. Note particularly the WorkSafe parts of this site - see the WorkSafe box on the right hand side of the Workcover screen. However, this may not be relevant for all professional and vocational
Go to the World Wide Web and seek the type of work safety
issues that have been identified in your profession or vocation. Name these
From your limited experience with your profession or
vocation, can you identify any other likely issues or incidents? In undertaking
this activity, consider the working environment and the range of activities
that people are expected to perform at work.
- What action might have been taken to prevent these incidents?