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Workplace Health and Safety Requirements

Duration 4 hours
Price $190.00 ex GST per person
Unit Standard 497



At the successful completion of this course a trainee will be able to: identify and describe legislative rights and responsibilities for workplace health and safety; describe the systems approach to workplace health and safety; and explain how hazards are defined in the HSW Act.

Course Objectives

Theory lessons covering the following:

  • Responsibilities of employers under the HSW Act are identified and described.
  • Responsibilities and rights of employees under the HSW Act are identified and described.
  • Describe the systems approach to workplace health and safety.
  • The hierarchy of hazard management controls is described in terms of eliminating and minimising hazards.
  • Explain how hazards are defined in the HSW Act.

Attendance Numbers

Minimum: 8

Maximum: 15 

Unit standards

Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements.

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