Question 1: Explain Health SurveilIan in terms of compliance to Safety, Health, and Welfare at Work (SHWW) legislation in the management of chemical hazards.
Question 2: answer a) and b)
a) As an Occupational Safety and Health practitioner, how would you monitor for airborne contaminates?
b) As described in the SHWW (Chemical Regs) Code of Practice of 2020, what is an OELV, and how are chemical monitoring results calculated and compared to the OELVs in the CoP?
Question 3: In the case of COVID 19 (a group 3 zoonosis), how should a hospital protect Health Workers? Discuss the requirements of the SHWW Act 2005, s8, and the prescriptions of the schedules of the SHWW (Biological Agents) Regs of 2013.
Health surveillance is a system of ongoing health checks. These health checks may be required by law for employees who are exposed to noise or vibration, ionising radiation, solvents, fumes, dusts, biological agents and other substances hazardous to health, or work in compressed air