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Topic 1 – Working for the council

Section 1: Legal requirements
Section 2: Safety management – Council
Section 3: Safety management – Contractors
Section 4: Accident / Incident Reporting
Section 5: Safety audits and safety breaches
Section 6: Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) and electrical safety
Section 7: Road works
Section 8: Disability access and inclusion

Topic 2 – Duty of Care/Incident Reporting

Section 1 – Employer’s Duty of Care
Section 2 – Worker’s Duty of Care
Section 3 – Incident Reporting

Topic 3 – Workplace Policies

Section 1 – Work Health and Safety Policies
Section 2 – Smoking in the Workplace
Section 3 – Drug and Alcohol Policy
Section 4 – Fitness For Work Policy
Section 5 – General Behaviour
Section 6 – Equal Opportunity Policy
Section 7 – Environment Policy

Topic 4 – Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Section 1 – Industrial Clothing
Section 2 – Industrial Work Boots
Section 3 – Hearing Protection
Section 4 – Eye Protection
Section 5 – Respiratory Protection
Section 6 – Safety Helmets
Section 7 – Hand Protection
Section 8 – Fall Arrest Equipment
Section 9 – Adornments

Topic 5 – Workplace Safety Procedures

Section 1 – Risk Management
Section 2 – Hazard Controls
Section 3 – Job Safety Analysis
Section 4 – Reporting Hazards and Near Miss Incidents
Section 5 – Safe Work Procedures
Section 6 – MSDS
Section 7 – Use of Plant and Equipment
Section 8 – Lock Out/Tag Out Procedure
Section 9 – Manual Handling
Section 10 – Signage
Section 11 – Electrical Safety
Section 12 – General Workplace Safety
Section 13 – Vehicle Safety
Section 14 – Travelling Long Distances
Section 15 – Parking and Visitor Management

Topic 6 – Emergency Procedures

Section 1 – Emergency Procedure
Section 2 – Safety During Electrical Storms
Section 3 – Heat Stress
Section 4 – Fire and Prevention Controls

Topic 7 – Confined Spaces, Fall Prevention and Working at Heights

Section 1 – Confined Spaces
Section 2 – Fall Prevention Requirements
Section 3 – Edge Protection and Fall Prevention Systems
Section 4 – Scaffolds and Ladders
Section 5 – Excavation and Trench Safety

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At a Glance

Cost

$33 (incl. GST)

Delivery

Online

Duration

1 hour

Certification

A Certificate of Participation will be emailed at the end of the course.

Intended for

Any worker who needs basic workplace health and safety legal knowledge as it applies to above ground surface operations or any industrial workplace; particularly if working for Local Government.

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