Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • identifying Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislative and organisational requirements and duty holders in relation to responding to WHS incidents
  • communicating relevant WHS requirements clearly and accurately to individuals and parties
  • providing first aid according to workplace procedures and processes
  • reporting, notifying and documenting incidents, and meeting legislative requirements
  • obtaining information about incidents using appropriate data collection techniques
  • investigating incidents and communicating and implementing recommendations from investigations

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • hierarchy of control and considerations for choosing between different risk controls including possible inadequacies of particular risk controls
  • internal and external sources of WHS information and data, and how to access
  • organisation’s WHS policies, procedures, processes and systems relevant to own job role or work area that relate to WHS incidents and accidents including initial response and first aid, investigations and reporting
  • role of duty holders in responding to incidents