TAS WH&S Policies

WCS TAS WHS Policies, Procedures and PPE

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At Wadalba Community School, all of our WH&S policies are derived from and strictly adhere to, the Department of Education and Training's WH&S policies.

During TAS lessons students will be using and exposed to a variety of industry aligned tools and processes. Many of these can be extremely dangerous if used incorrectly or correct risk management procedures are not put in place. For this reason, we take WH&S requirements very seriously, as we believe the most important aspect of our job is to ensure students are safe at all times.

NO STUDENT will be allowed to participate in practical lessons until all relevent OH&S lessons and tests have been completed.

During ALL practical lessons, students are required to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). This includes:

Workshop

  • No loose fitting clothes
  • Safety glasses at all times (supplied by the school)
  • Fully enclosed footwear, with solid-upper and solid-soles (see footwear page)
  • Hair at risk of getting caught in machinery must be restrained with a hair net, or hair band. Pony tails must be tucked into the back of shirt.
  • Aprons when using chemicals - painting or lacquering. (supplied by the school)

Textiles rooms

  • No loose fitting clothes
  • Fully enclosed footwear, with solid-upper and solid-soles (see footwear page)Hair at risk of getting caught in machinery must be restrained with a hair net, or hair band. Pony tails must be tucked into the back of shirt.
  • Aprons when using chemicals – painting, dying, etc. (supplied by the school)

Kitchens

  • No loose fitting clothes
  • Fully enclosed LEATHER footwear, with solid-upper and solid-soles (see footwear page)Hair at risk of getting caught in machinery must be restrained with a hair net, or hair band. Pony tails must be tucked into the back of shirt.
  • Aprons at all times. Must be purchased form the school or hired each practical lesson for $1.00

Electronics rooms

  • No loose fitting clothes
  • Safety glasses when soldering (supplied by the school)
  • Fully enclosed LEATHER footwear, with solid-upper and solid-soles (see footwear page)Aprons when using chemicals – creating circuit boards etc. (supplied by the school)

 

Please feel free to contact me for further advice or information on any of our OHS policies.

 

Darren Ponman

Head Teacher

Technology and Applied Studies