Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • identify and apply work health and safety (WHS) legislative requirements applicable to the workplace, occupation and industry, including keeping up to date with legislation and relevant publications
  • identify and act on non-compliances with WHS legislation
  • identify duty holders
  • communicate WHS information to others
  • refer issues of non-compliance to responsible persons or authorities and seek advice from appropriate sources

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • the WHS legislative duties of self and others including limits on own expertise
  • the key organisational WHS policies, procedures, processes and systems
  • the key requirements in relevant commonwealth and state or territory WHS Acts, regulations, codes of practice, standards and guidance material, and other relevant publications
  • obligations and duties for consultation and who must be consulted
  • people who could be accessed for help
  • the consequences of non-compliance
  • ways to get information about compliance with legislation