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Workplace Safety

Duration 1 day
Price $280.00 ex GST per person
Unit Standard 17591
Unit Standard 17592
Unit Standard 17594

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Purpose

These unit standard are for people involved in the prevention and management of DPI (Discomfort. Pain and Injury) in the workplace.


People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe what is meant by DPI; outline the groups of contributory factors and how they combine to result DPI; describe contributory factors individuals and workplaces need to consider when preventing and managing DPI; and outline measures used to manage the risks to staff experiencing DPI.

Course Objectives

At the successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Understand the mechanism of hearing
  • Identify the causes of hearing impairment
  • Apply the benefits of using hearing protection equipment in the workplace
  • Describe the structure and function of the spine
  • Identify the risk factors for occupational back injury
  • Identify back care techniques
  • Identify workplace control measures to reduce the risk of back injury
  • Describe what is meant by DPI
  • Outline the groups of contributory factors and how they combine to result in DPI
  • Describe the contributory factors individuals and workplaces need to consider when preventing and managing DPI
  • Outline measures used to manage the risks to staff experiencing DPI.

SPECIAL NOTE

The Workplace Safety two day course can also be delivered separately as follows:

  • Manual Handling - 1 day
  • Hearing Conservation - 4 hours

Attendance Numbers

Minimum: 8

Maximum: 12

Unit standards

17591
Demonstrate knowledge of the prevention and management of Discomfort, Pain and Injury (DPI) in the workplace.
17592
Identify the causes of back injury and methods to prevent back injuries in the workplace
17594
Demonstrate knowledge of hearing conservation in the workplace

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