$165.00 inc GST

Work Health and Safety Courses (WHS Training)

Course preview

At a glance

Course length:
25-45 minutes online

Regulation/Law:
Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NSW), Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (ACT), Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (SA), Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (TAS), Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Qld), Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NT), Work Health and Safety Act 2020 (WA).

Course audience:
Managers course & Employee course

Region:
Available in Australian and Region-neutral content format

Course type:
Structured iDesigned for learners with little prior knowledge, this course type takes the learner through the course subject sequentially – one step at a time., Accelerated iThis course type is designed for learners with prior knowledge, giving learners more ability to self-direct how they engage with the full course content. Using scenarios with voice-overs, tests within the course, and a ‘Learn More’ option, learners can engage the course on any smartphone, tablet, or PC., MicroLearn iFor learners who may not have long periods of time for training, these courses are broken into shorter modules which can be completed when smaller windows of time become available for training. and ShortBurst iLearners who need a quick summary of a specific area of compliance.

About these courses

Every organisation has responsibilities regarding health and safety in the workplace. Organisations need to work to create a safe workplace for employees, customers and the public.

Safetrac’s ‘Work Health and Safety – Employee’ course provides your staff with the training to understand how health and safety laws operate in the workplace and help with risk mitigation.

 

The ‘Work Health and Safety – Managers’ course provides Managers and Officers with the training to understand their obligations under Occupational Health and Safety legislation. This course is for organisations that do not have employees in Victoria.

The Safetrac OHS course is the applicable legislative course for organisations that have employees and operations in Victoria.

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Learning outcomes

On completing this course, all EMPLOYEES should be able to:

  • understand what is meant by the term health and safety;
  • understand their role and responsibilities; and
  • identify, eliminate or control office hazards.

 

On completing this course, all MANAGERS should be able to:

  • understand broadly aspects of health and safety in the workplace; and
  • understand the obligations of Managers and Officers under Workplace Health and Safety legislation.

Course contents

EMPLOYEE WHS Training Course

  • The law
  • Your duties
  • Duties of visitors
  • Who’s responsible?
  • Notifications of accidents
  • Monitoring and enforcing health and safety
  • Penalties
  • Eliminating or controlling hazards
  • Manual handling
  • Ergonomic principles
  • Work practices
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Psychological hazards
  • Electrical and reporting hazards
  • Emergency situations

 

MANAGERS WHS Training Course

  • The impact of occupational injury and disease
  • Common law duty of care
  • Workplace Health and Safety legislation
  • Regulatory authorities
  • Responsibilities of an organisation
  • Officers
  • Due diligence
  • Incident notification
  • Inspectors powers
  • Consultation in the workplace
  • Discrimination
  • Enforcement options
  • Defences to a Workplace Health and Safety prosecution
  • Penalties for breaching Workplace Health and Safety legislation

This Safetrac course has been built by qualified experienced lawyers.

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