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SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

SHB50115 DIPLOMA OF BEAUTY THERAPY
UNIT CODE:SHBXWHS001
UNIT TILE: Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
ASSESSMENT TASK:Written Assessment Task (Workbook)
Australian Capital Training Institute

TUTORIAL ACTIVITY 1

QUESTION 1 ☐ Yes ☐ No

Explain how the below state or territory and local health and hygiene regulations and requirements are

relevant to your job role: (approx. 40 words each)

Health and hygiene

Skin penetration

QUESTION 2 ☐ Yes ☐ No

Explain your understanding of the basic aspects of the relevant state or territory Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) or Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation.

QUESTION 3 ☐ Yes ☐ No

Explain the industry and organisational procedures relevant to your job role (approx. 20-40 words each)

Workplace Hazards and associated health, safety and security risks

Health and safety procedures for consultation

Health and safety procedures for managing emergencies

Health and safety procedures for hazard identification and reporting

Health and safety procedures for dangerous incident and injury reporting

Health and safety procedures for working safely with tools, equipment and hazardous substances

Assessor Comments

QUESTION 4

The hierarchy of controls is used to identify and mitigate exposures to occupational hazards before work begins for a safe and healthy work environment. The hierarchy starts with the controls perceived to be most effective and moves down to those considered least effective.

the five elements of the hierarchy of controls

Explain the five elements of the hierarchy of controls and provide an example for each.

Eliminating hazards

Isolating hazards

Using administrative controls

Using engineering controls

Personal protective equipment

Assessor Comments

QUESTION 5

List two strategies to use tools and equipment safely in the beauty industry

QUESTION 6 ☐ Yes ☐ No

List two strategies to store hazardous substances and cleaning products correctly in the beauty industry

QUESTION 7 ☐ Yes ☐ No

List two strategies to ensure safe manual handling including techniques to shift heavy items

QUESTION 8 ☐ Yes ☐ No

How can you minimise potential injury and illness as well as unsafe work practices such as bullying and harassment in the beauty industry?

Assessor Comments

QUESTION 9

Discuss one infection control procedure (e.g. hand hygiene) and its importance in the beauty environment, as well as the responsibility of the employee in implementing the procedure.

QUESTION 10

No

List three infection control procedures relevant to salon treatments and your job r

Yes

ole.

1 .

2.

3.

QUESTION 11

No

What are viruses and how do they, as infectious agents, relate to salon treatmen

Yes

ts and services?

QUESTION 12

No

What are bacteria and how do they, as infectious agents, relate to salon treatme

Yes

nts and services?

QUESTION 13

No

What are fungi and how do they, as infectious agents, relate to salon treatments

Yes

and services?

QUESTION 14 ☐ Yes ☐ No

What are parasites and how do they, as infectious agents, relate to salon treatments and services?

Assessor Comments

QUESTION 15 ☐ Yes ☐ No

Infectious diseases can be transmitted via various routes. How can infection be spread in the below scenarios? Provide a brief definition of each point below and an example of how infection can be prevented.

Direct contact with infection

Non-intact skin

Work surfaces

Equipment

Cross infection

QUESTION 16 ☐ Yes ☐ No

There are many contraindications to beauty services and treatments. List 9 infectious contraindications that may be fungal, bacterial, viral, or parasitic. List your action step if the contraindication presents in salon.

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

Action Step:

Assessor Comments

TUTORIAL ACTIVITY 2 - WORKPLACE HAZARDS AND RISKS

QUESTION 17 ☐ Yes ☐ No

Complete the below activity utilising the handout “Look! Think! Do!”. You are required to:

  1. Identify the hazard
  2. Assess whether the hazard can harm someone
  3. List the appropriate OHS strategy to overcome the hazard/accident.

Workplace hazard / accident

LOOK

What is the hazard?

THINK

Can the hazard harm someone?

DO

OHS strategy

Assessor Marking

1

Workplace hazard Image 1

Yes

No

2

Workplace hazard Image 2

Yes

No

3

Workplace hazard Image 3

Yes

No

4

Workplace hazard Image 4

Yes

No

5

Workplace hazard Image 5

Yes

No

6

Workplace hazard Image 6

Yes

No

7

Workplace hazard Image 7

Yes

No

8

Workplace hazard Image 8

Yes

No

9

Workplace hazard Image 9

Yes

No

TUTORIAL 3 – INFECTION RISKS

QUESTION 18 ☐ Yes ☐ No

Why are gloves recommended for therapist use when performing skin treatments?

QUESTION 19

No

When should hand washing take place in the salon?

Yes

QUESTION 20

No

What are blood-to-blood infections? List two examples with a brief description of each.

Yes

QUESTION 21 ☐ Yes ☐ No

Infection control begins at an organisational level. Procedures for infection control are designed to minimise the spread and to control infection. Provide four examples of infection control procedures in the beauty salon environment.

QUESTION 22 ☐ Yes ☐ No

List the contingency procedures for occupational exposure to blood and body fluid. Refer to NSW Health Department at https://www.safework.nsw.gov.au/resource-library/hepatitis-and-hiv2 and http://www.cec.health.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/258666/ecsop-module-4-1.pdf

Assessor Comments

TUTORIAL 4 – ORGANISATIONAL SAFETY PROCEDURES

QUESTION 23 ☐ Yes ☐ No

This activity requires you to answer TRUE or FALSE to the below statements.

Statement

True or False

Assessor Marking

A

You should always follow the safety directions of your supervisor or manager when it comes to safety procedures

☐ TRUE ☐ FALSE

Yes No

B

You don’t need to report less-serious hazards to your manager

☐ TRUE ☐ FALSE

Yes

No

C

Safe manual handling is only required when you must lift an object

☐ TRUE ☐ FALSE

Yes

No

D

Sharp objects, trip hazards and manual handling activities are all examples of hazards.

☐ TRUE ☐ FALSE

Yes

No

E

Managers are the only staff required to participate in health and safety consultation

☐ TRUE ☐ FALSE

Yes

No

F

Safety audits should be conducted weekly

☐ TRUE ☐ FALSE

Yes

No

G

Hazardous and dangerous goods are the same thing

☐ TRUE ☐ FALSE

Yes

No

H

Most salon safety polices and procedures will outline the supervisor responsibility and the employers responsibility

☐ TRUE ☐ FALSE

Yes

No

QUESTION 24 ☐ Yes ☐ No

What are the responsibilities of persons conducting the business and undertaking PCBU? Discuss the below points:

  • worker responsibilities to participate in work health and safety practices
  • worker responsibility to ensure safety of self, other workers and other people in the workplace o ramifications of failure to observe OHS or WHS law and organisational policies and procedures

Assessor Comments

TUTORIAL 5 – ELECTRICITY IN BEAUTY TREATMENTS

QUESTION 25 ☐ Yes ☐ No

What is static electricity and how can you reduce static electricity in the salon?

QUESTION 26

No

How should electrical equipment be stored when not in use?

Yes

QUESTION 27

No

List two salon services where electricity is used and how you can use equipment safely during treatment.

Yes

QUESTION 28 ☐ Yes ☐ No

You notice an electrical fault which has the potential to cause an unsafe work environment. How do you report this fault?

Assessor Comments

TUTORIAL 6 – CROSS INFECTION

QUESTION 29

No

Define cross contamination.

Yes

QUESTION 30

No

List three strategies to minimise cross infection in the salon environment.

Yes

Assessor Comments

TUTORIAL 7 – INFECTION CONTROL PROCEDURES

QUESTION 31 No

This activity requires you to answer TRUE or FALSE to the below statements.

Statement

True or False

Assessor Marking

All surfaces should be cleaned with TUFFIES containing detergent post salon service

☐ TRUE ☐

FALSE

Yes

No

Alcohol wipes are sufficient to clean blood from surfaces

☐ TRUE ☐

FALSE

Yes

No

Disposable items can be used again for other clients

☐ TRUE ☐

FALSE

Yes

No

Gloves should be worn when working with open skin, cuts or lesions

☐ TRUE ☐

FALSE

Yes

No

Towels must be washed using hot water and laundry detergent

☐ TRUE ☐

FALSE

Yes

No

Decanting products is only required when you are using products that come in jars

☐ TRUE ☐

FALSE

Yes

No

Products that have been handled with dirty gloves should be cleaned after salon service

☐ TRUE ☐

FALSE

Yes

No

Blood and bodily fluids do not pose an infection risk

☐ TRUE ☐

FALSE

Yes

No

Assessor Comments

TUTORIAL 8 - EMERGENCIES

QUESTION 32 No

Why is it important to follow fire and emergency procedures including workplace evacuations?

QUESTION 33 ☐ Yes ☐ No

How can you identify the designated personnel responsible for first aid and evacuation procedures?

QUESTION 34 ☐ Yes ☐ No

You are performing a leg wax treatment for a client when you hear the evacuation sound alarm. What will you do:

Circle correct answer

☐ Ignore the alarm as you are in the middle of a treatment

☐ Turn off the equipment, ask your client to gather their items and find the nearest exit point

☐ Wait until the fire warden comes and gets you

☐ Finish the leg wax, take the payment for the service and then evacuate

Assessor Comments

TUTORIAL 8 – CLEANING THE SALON

QUESTION 35 No

What would you do if your manager asked you to mop the reception and hallway areas while there were clients coming in and out of the salon?

QUESTION 36

No

What is the purpose of a material safety data sheet?

Yes

QUESTION 37

No

Your supervisor has asked you to dispose of a hazardous substance. Where can regarding the safe disposal of this product?

Yes

you find information

QUESTION 38

No

List two ways to store salon equipment to ensure cleanliness and readiness for n

Yes

ext use.

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