BSBWHS403

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to setting up, running and improving work health and safety (WHS) consultation and participation processes that are prescribed in legislation. It also covers contributing to communicating relevant information identifying and delivering related training and improving the consultation and participation processes.

This unit applies to individuals whose job role includes contributing to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes in their work area and job role.

This unit applies to people who work in a broad range of WHS roles across all industries.

Topics:

  1. Identify individuals and parties involved in WHS consultation and participation processes
  2. Contribute to WHS consultation and participation processes
  3. Contribute to processes for communicating and sharing WHS information and data
  4. Contribute to identifying and meeting training requirements for effective WHS consultation and participation
  5. Contribute to improving WHS consultation and participation processes

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • explain clearly and accurately to individuals and parties the legal roles, duties, rights and responsibilities of self and others regarding work health and safety (WHS) consultation and participation processes
  • contribute, as appropriate to job role and work area, to:
    • setting up and running WHS consultation and participation processes to ensure that relevant individuals and parties understand and can participate in the processes
    • identifying training needs to support the WHS consultation and participation processes and providing learning opportunities, coaching and mentoring as appropriate to needs
    • communicating information and data about WHS consultation and participation processes
    • identifying barriers to effective WHS consultation and participation and developing, implementing and evaluating measures to remove the barriers

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • requirements under WHS legislation and organisational policies and procedures for consultation and participation processes and the individuals and parties who need to participate
  • possible barriers to the implementation and effectiveness of WHS consultation and participation processes and strategies to remove them
  • internal and external sources of WHS information and data and how to access them
  • training requirements for individuals and parties necessary for effective WHS consultation and participation processes

Nominal Hours: 40