Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • identify and interpret information and data about work health and safety (WHS) requirements and apply it to the selection and application of techniques, tools and processes for hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control and the development of a risk control plan
  • contribute to documenting and evaluating risk management processes
  • communicate about WHS requirements and compliance with a range of people
  • comply with WHS requirements for hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control activities
  • identify WHS duty holders and their duties

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • WHS risk management (hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control) requirements specified in:
    • WHS Acts and regulations
    • WHS policies, procedures, processes and systems
  • the difference between hazards and risks in the work context
  • a range of common workplace hazards, the harms they may cause and how these harms are caused
  • how risk assessment and controls can eliminate or minimise risks
  • internal and external sources of WHS information and data and how to access them