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Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2016-17

Details:

Title

Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2016-17

Creator

Northern Territory. Department of Corporate and Information Services

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report; Annual report

Date

2017

Notes

Made available by the Library & Archives NT via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Subject

Northern Territory. Department of Corporate and Information Services -- Periodical

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report; Annual report

Volume

2016/2017

File type

application/pdf

ISSN

1835-2332

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/304926

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/361114

Page content

Annual Report 2016-17 | Department of Corporate and Information Services102 O U R PEO PLE 247 214 16 WHS staff received flu vaccinations consultations were accessed through the Employee Assistance Program incidents were reported in 2016-17, down from 40 incidents in 2015-16 Figure 11: Flexible Work Arrangements supported in 2016-17 Number % of workforce Compressed hours 10 1.4% Part-time work arrangement 39 5.6% Home-based work 5 0.7% Recreation leave at half pay 36 5.2% Remote work 10 1.4% Incidents by mechanism 2016-17 Being Hit by Objects 3 Body Stressing 1 Environmental Factors 1 Hitting Objects 1 Mental Factors 1 Slips, Trips and Falls 4 Vehicle Incidents and Other 5 Total 16 Work Health and Safety Framework DCIS has a Work Health and Safety (WHS) Committee, as well as eight WHS Building Committees, relating to work locations, including two in the regions. The role and achievements of the WHS Committee are reported in the Corporate Governance section. Information for staff on a range of WHS matters is provided via the DCIS staff site, including the management framework, committees, roles and responsibilities, first aid and fire wardens, and WHS policies and practices. In addition, WHS information is provided to staff through the DCIS Orientation Program. All buildings have trained fire wardens and first aid officers and workplace assessments confirm the department complies with WHS requirements. A strategic risk assessment focused on work health and safety was completed in 2016-17 with recommendations being overseen by the committee. In 2016-17, 16 WHS incidents were reported (compared to 40 incidents in 2015-16). One new workers' compensation claim was submitted in total, there were two open claims at 30 June 2017. Figure 12: Incidents by mechanisms


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