Workplace Safety

An effective Work Health and Safety (WHS) system is essential in any organisation to support a safer working environment. This course will explore how to implement, maintain and monitor an effective WHS system within your workplace.

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Overview

Promoting a safer working environment is not just a consideration, it is a core element of every workplace. In this course, you will gain an understanding of the principles and practices that support an effective WHS system and identify safety issues that need to be addressed in your workplace.

Who will benefit

All people working at the frontline of an organisation, from supervisors and team leaders, through to business unit and divisional managers.

Content

  • Overview of the legislative framework
  • Supporting safe work practices
  • Hazard identification and risk control
  • WHS management systems
  • Tools, techniques and processes to support safe work practices.

Learning Outcomes

Participants should be able to:

  • Implement the organisation’s safe systems in the workplace
  • Role model safe work practices
  • Manage the identification of hazards
  • Participate in the establishment, implementation, maintenance and monitoring of effective WHS management systems.
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Every manager wants to develop the 'right' Work Health and Safety (WHS) culture for their business but many struggle to describe what that culture would actually look like. This course is designed to provide an introduction to the process of shaping the culture of an organisation which forms a critical part of ensuring excellent WHS performance and the ongoing viability of your business.

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