Learning Outcomes
  • Understand the legislative requirements of the Health and Safety Act (WHS/OHS)
  • Understand the employer and worker’s duty of care responsibilities
  • Identify and report incidents
  • Access and apply safety procedures
  • Select, use and maintain Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Administer safety management tools such as a Job Safety Analysis (JSA)
  • Follow standards of behaviour and conduct
  • Operate compressed air safely
  • Understand the dangers and safety measures involved when doing welding work
  • Recognise safety procedures for working at heights
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Course Overview:

Topic 1 – Duty of Care/Incident Reporting

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

Topic 2 –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 3 – Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Section 1 – Industrial Clothing
Section 2 – Industrial Work Boots
Section 3 – Hearing Protection
Section 4 – Eye Protection
Section 5 – Fire Prevention and Controls
Section 6 – Eye Protection
Section 7 – Respiratory Protection
Section 8 – Fall Arrest Equipment
Section 9 – Adornments

 

Topic 4 – 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 5 – Emergency Procedures

Section 1 – Emergency Procedure
Section 2 – Weather Conditions
Section 3 – Heat Stress
Section 4 – Fire and Prevention Controls

 

Additional Topics covered in Advanced Course:

Topic 6 – Compressed Air

Section 1 – Using Compressed Air

Topic 7 – Welding Safety

Section 1 – The Dangers of Welding
Section 2 – Safety Precautions

Topic 8 – Working At Heights

Section 1 – Working At Heights

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At a Glance

Course Cost

$55 (incl. GST)

Duration

2 hours

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. Extra topics covered in the advanced course include compressed air, welding safety and working at heights.

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

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