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Law at Work – Health & Safety

Law at Work

Description

Do you know that you have a role to play in creating and maintaining a safe workplace? Safety culture is everyone’s responsibility – outdoors, on a construction site and in an office.

This course provides compliance training on the harmonised and non-harmonised work health and safety laws that govern Australian workplaces. You will learn why these laws are important and what you can do to promote a safe and healthy working environment in your workplace.

Legal content is contextualised for learners via:

  • Real-world scenarios based on case law
  • Character point-of-view insights
  • Interactive decision points
  • Emotional connections to human stories.

This course is created in partnership with award-winning Australian law firm Lander & Rogers.

Topics Covered

  • Definitions of key work health and safety terms
  • Discussion of harmonised and non-harmonised workplace health and safety legislation
  • Workplace health and safety rights and responsibilities
  • Personal and organisational impacts of workplace accidents and injuries
  • The hierarchy of control measures
  • Strategies for preventing workplace accidents and injuries
  • Possible penalties for breaches of work health and safety legislation

Learning Objectives

On completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Describe the importance of creating and maintaining a safe and healthy workplace
  • Identify risks to health and safety in the workplace
  • Identify how they can contribute to work health and safety
  • Implement strategies to avoid and minimise risks to health and safety in the workplace
  • Outline how to report and respond to a health and safety risk or incident in the workplace.

Business Outcomes

Organisations implementing this course can:

  • Reduce the incidence of workplace injuries, accidents and health and safety risks
  • Protect their organisational brand and reputation from damage related to breaches of health and safety law
  • Deliver comprehensive and cost-effective health and safety training to a wide range of individuals in the workplace
  • Strengthen employee engagement by implementing best practice compliance with health and safety laws.

Target Audience

The content contained in this course is suitable for:

  • Public- and private-sector workers
  • Workers, executives and board members across all industries
  • Workers, executives and board members at all levels of an organisation.

Duration

Approximately 40 minutes

Mission Statement

"To develop products and services designed to assist organisations who may not have the capacity, resources or finances to do it themselves."

Our Mission Statement

"To develop products and services designed to assist organisations who may not have the capacity, resources or finances to do it themselves."

Our Vision Statement

“To be the market leaders in innovative, efficient, Workplace Solutions, Compliance & Training."

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Postal Address:
PO Box 170,
Rokeby TAS 7019

Head Office:
Building 5 (Showgrounds)
2 Howard Road,
Glenorchy TAS 7010