Available courses

Introduction to WHS - your role and responsibility

Approximate duration:

10 minutes 20 seconds

Content:

This program looks at the roles and responsibilities of workers under the Australian Work Health and Safety legislation.

The course defines who workers are under the legislation, and points out that people in a workplace can have multiple duties and responsibilities at the same time under the WHS Act. For example, a working director of a company is classified as both an officer of the company and as a worker.

The program also defines in considerable detail the specific role that workers have to look after their own safety at work and the safety of others who may be affected by the things that workers do and the things that they fail to do. Many practical examples are given.

The course ends with a list of practical things that workers can do to look after themselves and others at work as well as details of the consequences for non-compliance.

The program is followed by a quiz which requires a pass mark of 80% to be considered competent.

 


Manual Handling

Approximate duration:

11 minutes 30 seconds

Content:

This program is designed to allow people involved in manual handling to undertake a valid risk assessment of manual handling tasks and to act on that risk assessment in their workplace.

The course defines what manual handling is and then follows a step by step risk management process looking at the hazards associated with these tasks, the way the risks can be assessed, the way these risks might be eliminated and the control methods that can be used to reduce risks to an acceptable level if elimination of the risks is not possible. The course then looks at how a process of monitoring and review can be carried out to make sure that the process continues to work effectively.

The program is followed by a quiz which requires a pass mark of 80% to be considered competent.

Conclusion:

A certificate is available to print off on satisfactory completion of the course and the quiz.


Prevention of slips, trips and falls

Approximate duration:

10 minutes 25 seconds

Content:

This program is designed to allow people to undertake a valid risk assessment to prevent slips, trips and falls and to act on that risk assessment in their workplace.

The course follows a step by step risk management process looking at the hazards associated with slips, trips and falls, the way the risks can be assessed, the way these risks might be eliminated and the control methods that can be used to reduce risks to an acceptable level if elimination of the risks is not possible. The course then looks at how a process of monitoring and review can be carried out to make sure that the process continues to work effectively.

The course ends with a list of practical things that workers can do to look after themselves and others at work.

The program is followed by a quiz which requires a pass mark of 80% to be considered competent.

Conclusion:

A certificate is available to print off on satisfactory completion of the course and the quiz.