Workplace Safety Training

Our training courses include but are not limited to:

  • Accredited HSR Consultation Training;
  • WHS Consultation Committee;
  • Safe Handling/Manual Handling;
  • Office/Workstation Ergonomics;
  • Risk Management;
  • Managing Contractor Risks;
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Hazardous Chemical Awareness
  • Incident/Accident Investigation training; and
  • Emergency Preparedness, Evacuation and Warden Training.

An overview of some of the training topics include

WHS/OHS  Consultation Committee  Training. While there is no mandatory training required in NSW for WHS Consultation members, there is a requirement for the PCBU to provide relevant training to the members to enable them to be a positive effective committee.

 

Manual Handling Technique Training – topics may include but not limited to

  • The risks and consequences of poor manual handling techniques
  • Assessing manual handling tasks and managing risk
  • Correct lifting techniques used for a specific activity
  • Practical demonstrations referring to specific manual handling activity undertaken by the participants

 

Risk Assessment Training– topics may include

  • WHS Legislation and Duty of Care
  • Hazard VS risk
  • Identification, Risk Assessment and Control referring to Hierarch of Risk Controls
  • Reporting of hazards, near misses, incidents and accidents
  • Practical exercise of risk assessment relating to nominated activity

 

Office /Workstation Ergonomics Training – topics may include

  • Understanding the physiological risk associated with incorrect workstation setup
  • Workstation adjustment (including correct positioning of chair, keyboard, mouse, monitor(s), telephone and documents)
  • Healthy office habits

 

Incident investigation training–  topics may include

  • Difference between accident/incident event and outcome
  • Initial assessment of incident and reporting process
  • Scope and legal parameters of investigation
  • Controls implemented both short and long term to reduce the risk of reoccurrence
  • Mentoring process implemented

 

Emergency Warden training – topics will be based on organisations Emergency Management Plan and may include

  • Types of emergencies
  • Roles of Wardens
  • The emergency response procedures (pre-emergency, emergency and post-emergency).
  • Evacuation Checklists for wardens
  • Mock evacuation

 

Hazardous Chemical Awareness -topics may include:

  • Summary of GHS changes in Australia from 1st Jan 2017, which includes change of labelling
  • Definition of Dangerous Goods & Hazardous Substances
  • NSW Legislation National Code of Practice “Storage and Handling of Workplace Dangerous Goods”
  • Understanding the Hazardous chemical register
  • Accessing , reading and understanding the Safety Data Sheets
  • Practical Risk Assessment referring to nominated chemicals – identifying labelling/ storage/ waste disposal/ spills and emergencies

 

Asbestos Awareness Training – topics may include

  • Difference between friable and non-friable asbestos
  • Health effects of exposure to asbestos
  • Examples of different materials that contain asbestos
  • Requirements for managing asbestos within organisations buildings
  • What to look for and when to call for external assistance to determine the level of risk
  • Outline the procedures used by organisation  in managing asbestos
  • Outline the procedure for disposal of product, equipment and PPE

 

We provide many additional training services e.g.  Managing Contractor Risks, Discrimination/Harassment Training, Job Safety Analysis (JSA), Managing Contractor Risks, How to write SWMS’s etc.  More information is provided on request on any of the training noted

Contact Safety Services Australia today on (02) 9634 5912 to discuss your training requirements because our excellent service and experienced team make us the ‘safe’ choice for your organisation!

 

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