Pre-requisites

None.

Co-requisites

None.

Relationship to competency standards

Unit Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others.

The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

Topics

State/territory legislation and how it impacts on workplace regulations, codes of practice and industry standards.
Safety signs and their meanings.
Hazard identification.
Workplace emergency procedures.
Workplace policies and procedures for WHS.
Workplace risk assessments.
Workplace procedures for reporting hazards.

Teaching Strategies


Unit offerings

Face to face:

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.