Ensure a Safe Workplace

Face to face duration: 2 days

Course Objectives

This two (2) day course aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to monitor a safe workplace. Managers are responsible for the safety and wellbeing of their work area by providing information regarding work health and safety (WHS) policies and procedures. Safety is paramount to business success, therefore managing health and safety best practices is an essential skill for all managers.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Discuss workplace safety and outline legal responsibilities associated with a safe work environment.
  2. Create a safety plan and identify hazards.
  3. Recognise the role of management.
  4. Develop training procedures.
  5. Implement a safety plan.

Benefits

  • Present and assess information in the workplace about WHS policies and procedures.
  • Lead and facilitate participative arrangements for the management of WHS.
  • Promptly deal with issues raised in the consultative WHS procedures.
  • Provide workplace training opportunities through formal and informal channels.
  • Implement procedures to assess hazards and control risk.

Topics

  1. Safety plans.
  2. Managing health and safety risks:
    • How to identify hazards.
    • How to assess risks.
    • How to control risks.
  3. Health and safety recordkeeping.
  4. Organisational health and safety committee.
  5. Roles and responsibilities of management and employees.
  6. Employee representation.
  7. Accident investigation.

Audience

  • Managers, supervisors, team leaders or anyone with responsibility for WHS policies and procedures according to the relevant legislative requirements.

Format

  • Templates and checklists.
  • Case studies and group exercises.
  • Practical and experiential.
  • Facilitator-led discussions.
  • Individual and group activities.

Delivery Strategy

This two (2) day course has been designed by our senior trainers who combine industry experience with academic excellence.

Our program design and delivery is based on adult learning principles and experiential learning.

Participants will also receive a state-of-the-art student manual with all reference material, PowerPoint presentations and activities.

Program Outline

Day One

Health and safety culture

  • Discuss health and safety culture.
  • Regulations and legislative requirements.
  • Roles and responsibilities.
  • Activities throughout the module.

WHS workplace consultation

  • Implement and monitor participative arrangements for the management of WHS.
  • Deal with issues raised through consultation.
  • Implement and monitor the organisation's procedures for providing WHS training.
  • Activities throughout the module.

Day Two

Hazard management plan and records

  • Implement and monitor procedures for identifying hazards and assessing risks.
  • Assess risks and action team members’ hazard reports.
  • Control risks in accordance with organisational procedures.
  • Accurately maintain records for incidents of occupational injury in accordance with WHS legal requirements.
  • Activities throughout the module.

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Testimonials

"The Student Manual is a logical, carefully thought through and well presented document. The face-to-face facilitators are helpful, patient, knowledgeable and passionate. Thank you for the time and effort that blueVisions have put into preparing and supporting this course."

David Thorpe iiNet Australia

"Your personal contribution to our training has been invaluable. Your infectious high spirits and genuine want for our success have shone through. I sincerely thank you for your efforts over the past two years."

Stephen Davies Group Manager, Construction Services Group, NSW

"Your course made me realise how irrelevant what I was learning through my university course actually was to my job. Due to this, I will be seeking to complete the remainder of the modules in this diploma through blueVisions."

Damien Bleeker Project Coordinator, Liverpool City Council, NSW

"Thank you for a wonderful course....This has been by far the best development course I've ever been a part of."

David Darcy LSPSPO - Defence Materiel Organisation

"Having sat in at various times in both courses, as well as being present for the final summary and feedback sessions I was really impressed with the positive feedback and outcomes. The blueVisions trainers did an awesome job and really motivated and inspired both groups. The level of the course was spot on for each group."

Brian Clarke Leadership Development Coordinator, Gasco