This single unit course describes the skills and knowledge required to work in a manner that is healthy and safe in relation to self and others, and to assist in responding to incidents. It covers following work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures, instructions and requirements; and participating in WHS consultative processes.

The unit applies to those who require a basic knowledge of WHS to carry out own work in a defined context, under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility, in a range of industry and workplace contexts.


  1. Operate safely in own work environment
  2. Operate safely within requirements of own role
  3. Participate in WHS consultative processes

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • actively participate in two different work activities that contribute to the health and safety of self and others
  • identify and report at least one hazard to designated personnel.

In the course of the above, you must follow required procedures and instructions relating to work health and safety (WHS) and incidents.

Nominal hours = 20