RISK MANAGEMENT PROCEDURE

RISK RISK DETAILS LEVEL OF RISK ACTIONS IMPLEMENTED RESPONSIBILITY
Financial

Student fee management

Training/ Admin Staff salaries

H

Trust Account set up for management of student fees

Financial Management of RTO Business – Regular Audits

Managing Director
Workplace Health & Safety Requirements of Duty of Care H Workplace Health & Safety measures implemented – Regular WH&S audits
Managing Director
Quality of Student Training& Assessment Requirements of AQTF standards 1 to 3 H
Audits by DET of RTO. Implementation of a quality system and commitment to continuous improvement through actioning improvements from self assessments.

Managing Director, Evaluation Auditor Administration Staff
Employment Contracts Termination of employment contracts M


Implementation & documentation of appropriate quality process if termination is considered

Ensure staff ( if appointed in the future) are aware of their levels of authority relating to signing contracts

Managing Director & Staff
Managing Directors Liability/ exposure to common law Liability in term of relevant acts H Ensure Managing Director is aware if his responsibility in relation to WH& S Act, Electrical Safety Act, Safety Regulations, Electrical Codes of Practice, AS/ NZS 3000 Electrical Wiring Rules, 3012 Electrical Construction, AS/ NZS In Service Testing of Electrical Equipment, Training & Employment Act and implements requirements appropriately.
Managing Director

 

Safety Policies with respect to Electrical Work

The policies listed below have been prepared by Queensland Electrical Training to comply with the Electrical Safety Act 2002 and Electrical Safety Regulation 2002.

1. All electrical equipment used in the conduct of this business must be tested and tagged to prove the equipment is electrically safe.

Electrical Safety Act 2002 Section 30

2. All electrical equipment installed by Queensland Electrical Training shall be installed to ensure that –

a. the way the electrical equipment is installed is electrically safe; and

b. the process followed for installing electrical equipment, when installed, is electrically safe; and

c. after the electrical equipment is installed, the person tests and examines it to ensure it is electrically safe.

Electrical Safety Act 2002 Section 36

 

3. All electrical equipment repaired by Queensland Electrical Training shall be repaired to ensure that –

a. the way the electrical equipment is repaired is electrically safe; and

b. the process followed for repairing electrical equipment, when repaired, is electrically safe; and

c. after the electrical equipment is repaired, the person tests and examines it to ensure it is electrically safe.

Electrical Safety Act 2002 Section 37

 

4. All electrical work performed for Queensland Electrical Training shall be performed by a licensed electrical worker.

Electrical Safety Act 2002 Section 55

 

5. Queensland Electrical Training must, as soon as practicable after the testing of electrical equipment, ensure that the person for whom the electrical work was performed is given a certificate complying with this section. The certificate must state the following—

(a) the name and address of the person for whom the work was performed;

(b) the electrical equipment tested;

(c) the day the electrical equipment was tested;

(d) the number of the electrical contractor licence under which the electrical equipment was tested.

The certificate must certify that the electrical equipment, to the extent it is affected by the electrical work, is electrically safe. A copy of this certificate given under this section is kept for at least 5 years after the certificate is given.

 

 

6. Live work shall be permitted only under the following conditions by employees of Queensland Electrical Training:

a. The live work performed is the testing of electrical equipment only.

b. The person who performs the live work has appropriate qualifications and training for the performance of the live work;

c. Testing equipment appropriate to the performance of the live work has been given to the person performing the electrical work, the testing equipment has been properly maintained, and the person performing the electrical work makes proper use of the testing equipment in performing the work;

d. Clothing and personal protective equipment appropriate to the performance of the live work has been given to the person performing the electrical work and the person performing the electrical work makes proper use of the clothing and equipment in performing the work;

e. The isolation point of the electricity supply for the electrical equipment the subject of the electrical work has been clearly identified and is able to be reached quickly without the need to climb over or shift obstructions;

f. The area where the electrical work is performed is clear of obstructions to the extent necessary for easy access to and from the area;

g. The performance of the electrical work is in accordance with a safe system of work. That is, barriers have been erected to prevent persons from accessing the area where live work is being performed if the persons are not needed for the performance of the work.

h. A risk assessment and safe work method statement have been prepared for the performance of live work.

 

 

Safety Policies with respect to Workplace Health and Safety

 

Queensland Electrical Training has an obligation to ensure the workplace health and safety of each of its workers at work. Also, Queensland Electrical Training has an obligation to ensure its own workplace health and safety and the workplace health and safety of others is not affected by the way Queensland Electrical Training conducts its undertaking.

Workplace Health and Safety Act 2011

To fulfil this requirement, the workers of Queensland Electrical Training have the following obligations at a workplace—

(a) to comply with the instructions given for workplace health and safety at the workplace by the employer at the workplace and, if the workplace is a construction workplace, the principal contractor for workplace health and safety at the workplace;

(b) to use personal protective equipment if the equipment is provided by Queensland Electrical Training and the worker is properly instructed in its use;

(c) not to wilfully or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided for workplace health and safety at the workplace;

(d) not to wilfully place at risk the workplace health and safety of any person at the workplace;

(e) not to wilfully injure himself or herself.

Workplace Health and Safety Act 2011