In your workplace, you will need to meet the requirements of the Act in your state unless you are dealing with Commonwealth employees, in which case you will need to comply with the Commonwealth Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

Knowledge of the current legislation that applies to your workplace regarding Work Health and Safety (WH&S) is vital in developing policies and procedures for Work Health and Safety. After all, the policies and procedures must comply with the legislation, regulations and codes of practice.

$99.00 Price

170 mins Estimated Time

Components in this Module

1 - Introduction

  • Introduction
  • Work Health and Safety
  • Workers Compensation

2 - The Law

  • Laws
  • Contents of the Model Act
  • Regulations
  • Codes of Practice
  • Model Codes of Practice
  • Common Law
  • Versions and Updates
  • Work Health and Safety Regulators
  • How well do you know Law definitions?
  • Checkpoint 1

3 - Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Act
  • Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking
  • Principles of Work Health & Safety
  • Duties of PCBU
  • Duty to Consult
  • Duty of Other Duty Holders
  • Work Health and Safety Records
  • If you are Injured Poster
  • Incident Notification
  • Checkpoint 2

4 - Consultation

  • Consultation
  • Work Groups
  • Health and Safety Representatives
  • Power of a Health and Safety Representative
  • Immunity of Health and Safety Representatives
  • Training of Representatives
  • Work Health and Safety Committees
  • Employer Representatives (ER)
  • Entry Permits
  • Types of Consultation
  • Checkpoint 3

5 - Disseminating Work Health and Safety Information

  • Disseminating Work Health and Safety Information
  • Posters and Signs
  • Approach to Communication
  • KISS Principle
  • Language
  • Checkpoint 4

6 - Consequences of Failure

  • Ramifications of Failure
  • Penalties for Breaches of the Act
  • Checkpoint 5

7 - Resolving Issues

  • Resolving WHS Issues
  • Checkpoint 6

8 - Hazards

  • Hazards
  • Types of Hazards
  • Hazard Identification
  • Repeat Hazard Identification
  • Safety Data Sheet
  • Can a SDS be Altered?
  • The Effects of a Hazard
  • Entry Routes
  • Identify the Hazards
  • Checkpoint 7

9 - Controlling Hazards

  • Risk
  • Implementing Control Measures
  • The Hierarchy of Controls
  • Practicable
  • Factors to Take Into Account
  • Do you Know the Hierarchy of Control?
  • Checkpoint 8

10 - Safety Monitoring

  • Monitoring
  • Take Action
  • Personal Limits
  • Checkpoint 9

11 - Training

  • Health and Safety Training
  • Training Considerations
  • Planning for Training
  • Opportunities for Training
  • Training Methods
  • Evaluating Training
  • Checkpoint 10

12 - Keeping Records

  • Legal Requirements
  • Register of Injuries
  • Why Do We Need to Keep Records?
  • Record Examples
  • Checkpoint 11

13 - Work Health and Safety Systems

  • Work Health and Safety Management Systems (WHSMS)
  • Standards
  • Update Legislation
  • WorkCover and Work Safe Offices
  • Other Sources of Information
  • Checkpoint 12
  • Congratulations!


No previous knowledge or experience is required.

How long?

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The time to complete a module can vary based on your existing knowledge of the material.
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How does it work?

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Who should do this course?

These courses are for anyone who wants to learn more or wants to extend their resume by becoming more knowledgable in their company.

How will I be assessed?

Each module is broken into sections with checkpoints, interactive challenges and quiz questions throughout. You are required to go through each section and answer every question correctly to be deemed competent. If you answer any questions incorrectly, you will be given feedback on which question you answered incorrectly. You can then correct your response and continue.

Will I receive a certificate?

These are non accredited corporate-based short courses and if successful you will receive a Certificate of Completion.

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