This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area in order to meet legislative requirements.
The unit applies to those with supervisory responsibilities in a work area who have a broad knowledge of WHS policies and contribute well-developed skills in creating solutions to problems through analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources. They provide supervision and guidance to others and have limited responsibility for the output of others.
- Provide information to work team about WHS policies and procedures
- Implement and monitor work team consultative arrangements for managing WHS
- Implement and monitor organisational procedures for providing WHS training to work team
- Implement and monitor organisational procedures and legal requirements for identifying hazards, and assessing and controlling risks
- Implement and monitor organisational procedures for maintaining WHS records
Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:
- Implement and monitor the work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs for one work area in an organisation.
In the course of the above, you must:
- Explain relevant WHS information clearly and accurately to work team
- Provide work team with access to WHS policies, procedures and programs in appropriate structure and language
- Implement and monitor procedures, according to WHS legislative and organisational requirements, for:
- Consultation on and communication about WHS hazards and risks
- WHS training needs and learning opportunities
- WHS records
- Using WHS aggregate data relating to hazards and risk control.
Nominal hours: 50 hours