Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) Northern - Workplace Health and Safety Fundamentals for Workers (Online Course)

Workplace Health and Safety Fundamentals for Workers (Online Course)

Understand the role that workers have in workplace health and safety, their rights and duties and what they can do to lessen the risk of injuries and illnesses in the workplace.
Cost: 
EMA Member - $75.00 (+GST)

Non Member - $125.00 (+GST)

Where & when: 
Available online to suit your timing, with no travel required.
Around 60 minutes to complete, but time, duration and sessions are flexible.

Registration: 
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Who’s this course for?
Delivered online, this short course is suitable for all types of business whether office or heavy industrial. It is applicable to all workers in an organisation, at any level.

What’s included?

  • Overview of the recent Health and Safety at Work Act; what it has to say about changing roles, the rights and responsibilities of workers and the Health and Safety  responsibilities of Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBUs)
  • Managing risk and workplace hazards
  • Health and safety procedures and emergencies
  • Offences and penalties under the Act and associated regulation
  • Assessments at the end of each part of the course that participants must pass to successfully complete the course.

 

What you’ll learn:

The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) contains many provisions relating to the rights and responsibilities of workers regarding workplace safety. This online course gives workers a solid foundation-level knowledge about the Act and the role they play in creating a safe working environment. It focuses on their specific Health & Safety duties under the Act, and what they can do personally and collectively to lessen the risk of injuries or illnesses at their workplace.

After, you’ll be able to…

  • Understand the key roles, duties and rights of workers under the HSWA
  • Work alongside others to lessen risk and manage hazards in the workplace
  • Know the role and responsibilities of the Health & Safety Representative.

 

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