This course for managers and supervisors provides the knowledge and practical skills to fulfil their obligations under the OHS legislation. Covering all major aspects of health and safety, the training course provides the skills for managers and supervisors to effectively manager the first 24 hours after an injury, perform a risk assessment, consult with employees and HSR’s and identify effective risk controls. The course incorporates case studies and practical exercises that encourage active participation.
The course can be tailored to organisational requirements.
Who should attend
This training session has been developed specifically for supervisors and managers to equip and upskill them with the knowledge and skills to effectively perform their role in improving health and safety in the workplace.
What will be covered
- Employer responsibilities
- Employee responsibilities
- Providing a safe work environment
- Hazard Management, with a focus on how to effectively conduct an inspection
- Understanding of key parts of OHS Legislation relating to the role of the manager
- Communication and consultation
- Incident investigation and reporting
- Understanding implications of not providing a safe workplace including RTW obligations and costs to the employer
- How to apply a ‘best practice’ approach
- A clear definition of what is required from the role of manager in relation to OHS
- Confidence in dealing with OHS issues and workplace injuries and return to work
- Greater creativity in workplace inspections and identification of risk controls
- A consistent approach to OHS and RTW.
Participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the 1 day.