Occupational health and safety (OHS) relate to health, safety, and welfare issues in the workplace and includes laws, standards, and programs that are aimed at making the workplace better for workers, along with co-workers and customers. Completing this course will improve a company's occupational health and safety standards and ensure good business, a better brand image, and higher employee morale.
The following units will be included in your certificate:
Participants must have the physical capacity to use the appropriate equipment and reading and writing skills.
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.
Performance tasks - The assessor must observe the following performance tasks:
Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace on two occasions, including:
- Conduct a risk assessment
- Preparing the workplace
- Selecting an appropriate ladder and apply safe work practices
- Demonstrate safe work methods for an emergency
Theory assessment - A written exam consisting of multiple choice and short answer questions to be completed at the end of the training session. Students are able to refer to their Learners resource material.
Documentation – The student must compete all documentation according to the required standard:
- Risk Assessment
- Incident Report Form