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Training Course ID: (NSCA)-1157
Topics covered include: The WHS framework including WHS legislation, Codes of Practice and Australian Standards; Causes of incidents and becoming safe work places; Consultation requirements and available mechanisms including WHS entry permit holders; Role and powers of Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs); Role and functions of Health and Safety Committees; Role of the regulator and the inspectorate in consultation; Communication, issue resolution and negotiation; Hazard identification and elimination or minimisation of risks; Safety inspections; Notifiable incidents and investigation techniques; Issuing Provisional Improvement Notices (PINs) and directing unsafe work to cease; and continuous learning. Who Should Attend Elected Health and Safety Representatives and Deputy Health and Safety Representatives who have requested training are to attend this approved training. In addition, interested workers and mangers can attend if they so desire. Learning Outcomes This course is intended to assist ACT organisations' in meeting their obligations under the ACT WHS legislation to provide training to HSRs and deputy HSRs upon request and to assist in consultation on work health and safety issues and promoting health and safety in the workplace. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills to effectively participate in consultation on work health and safety issues relevant to their work group and where necessary issue PINs or direct unsafe work to cease. Award No formal assessments will be undertaken for this course. Students attending this course will be given a Certificate of Attendance.
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National Safety Council of Australia (NSCA) Training Courses deliver WHS&E Awareness and In-House Training Programs in Sydney, Townsville, Cairns, Gladstone, Mackay, Mt Isa, Bundaberg, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Parramatta, Newcastle, Wollongong, Canberra, Glen Waverley, Footscray and Adelaide