Develop a WHS System

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Develop a Work, Health & Safety System


Two Day CourseTraining can be modified to your organisational requirements!

This course will provide participants with a practical and effective way of creating a Work, Health and Safety system that provides a comprehensive framework for the workplace.

Ideal for WHS officers or key personnel with limited experience.

Your own organisational policies, procedures and forms can be integrated into this course! 

Innovative Training and Recruitment have established a practical and effective way of creating a WH&S system that provides a comprehensive framework for your workplace, utilising current WHS legislation and Australian Standards AS4801 & AS4804.

Tailoring the course to suit your organisation / employee requirements includes utilising your own organisational policies, procedures and forms.

Day OneCourse Content

Element 1

Introduction, including:

  • WHS, what's it all about?
  • What is an WHS system?
Element 2

Legislation, including:

  • Legislative framework
  • Objectives of legislation
  • Responsibilities of Employers
  • Responsibilities of Employers and Self Employed Persons
  • Employees
  • Duties of P.C.B.U.'s
  • Health & Safety Committees and Representatives
Element 3

Work, Health and Safety planning, including:

  • Determine your goals
  • Decide on your scope
  • Investigate what you already have
  • Develop a plan to get where you want
  • Why and how we plan in WHS
Element 4

Allocating resources, including:

  • Financial
  • Personnel
  • Equipment
  • Specialised resources
Element 5

Communication and Consultation, including:

  • What does consultation mean?
  • Methods of consultation
  • What consultation requires
Element 6                       

Hazard Management, including:

  • Why is managing hazards important?
  • What is risk management?
  • What is involved with Risk Assessment?
  • Hierarchy of Control


Day Two

Course Content

Element 7

Training and Competency, including:

  • What the law requires
  • Employer responsibilities
  • When training is required
  • Identifying training needs
  • Training plans
  • Training records
Element 8

Injury Management, including:

  • The real costs
  • National claims statistics
  • The types of law that govern WHS in the workplace
  • The meaning of "reasonably practicable"
  • What is compensable?
  • Employees' rights and responsibilities
  • Employers' rights and responsibilities
  • Claims issues to look out for
  • Serious and wilful misconduct
  • What is employment?
  • Contractors
  • Average weekly earnings
  • Section 43 payments
  • Managing a claim well
  • Rehabilitation and Return to Work plans
  • Closing of a claim
  • Redemption of a claim
  • Claim costs and premium
Element 9

Review, evaluation and reporting, including:

  • Why evaluate?
  • Evaluation protocols
  • Criteria for evaluation
  • How the criteria will be measured
  • How the information and data will be collected
  • Time period for collection of information and data
  • Review information and data
  • Reporting information and data
Element 10                    

Record keeping, including:

  • What records must be retained?


Course times: 9.30am > 4.30pm