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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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Course Cost

$33 (incl. GST)

Duration

1 hour

Delivery

Online

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

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