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Workplace health and safety

Overview

This course describes workplace health and safety (WHS) also known as occupational health and safety (OHS) in the context of the workplace. Under current legislation both employers and employees have duties and responsibilities to ensure a safe and healthy work environment. It is the social, ethical and legal responsibility of every person in the organisation to provide a safe and healthy work environment.

This course explains the duties and responsibilities of employers and employees in ensuring a safe work environment and the importance of managing risk, records and activities associated with WHS.

Participants

The course is aimed at HR professionals with between 1-3 years’ experience or managers who would like an introductory course on WHS.

Learning outcomes

Following the training you will be able to:

  • Highlight the importance of a safe and healthy workplace
  • Explain the intent and application of Australian WHS legislation
  • Describe the accountabilities, responsibilities and liabilities of management with respect to ensuring safe and healthy work environment
  • Identify the different types of WHS issues in the workplace
  • Understand how to identify existing and potential risks
  • Describe importance of managing records in an online environment.

Course format 

This course runs for one day and the workshop format includes practical exercises, case studies, actionable ideas and facilitator-led discussion.

Duration: 1 day

CPD Hours: 7 hours

States: VIC; NSW; QLD; SA; WA; ACT

AHRI Members: $545.00

Non-member: $695.00

Enquiries: 03 9918 9230 / enquiries@ahri.com.au

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Note: This course is part of the BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources (Cert IV in HR), which consists of six one-day workshops. The wider program will be referenced during the course delivery, which you do not need to enrol in to attend this course or achieve the relevant learnings.

Course Dates

    • VIC

      Workplace Health and Safety

      This course explains the duties and responsibilities of employers and employees in ensuring a safe work environment and the importance of managing risk, records and activities associated with WHS.

    • NSW

      Workplace Health and Safety

      This course explains the duties and responsibilities of employers and employees in ensuring a safe work environment and the importance of managing risk, records and activities associated with WHS.

    • ACT

      Workplace Health and Safety

      This course explains the duties and responsibilities of employers and employees in ensuring a safe work environment and the importance of managing risk, records and activities associated with WHS.

    • SA

      Workplace Health and Safety

      This course explains the duties and responsibilities of employers and employees in ensuring a safe work environment and the importance of managing risk, records and activities associated with WHS.

Corporate in-house training

This course can be customised and delivered in-house, for up to 20 people, for a more cost-effective solution. To find out more, email our Corporate Accounts Team at customlearning@ahri.com.au or call 1300 239 978.