Maintain work health and safety

This unit, HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety, describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and work practices as part of a small work team. This unit applies to workers who have a key role in maintaining WHS in an organisation, including duty of care for other workers.

Elements and Performance Criteria:

1. Contribute to workplace procedures for identifying hazards and controlling risks.
1.1 Identify existing and potential hazards and record them according to workplace procedures
1.2 Contribute to the development of strategies for implementing risk controls in line with workplace procedures and policies
1.3 Implement risk controls in line with the hierarchy of risk control and workplace and legislative requirements
1.4 Identify and report issues with risk controls, including residual risk, in line with workplace and legislative requirements

2. Implement policies and procedures into work team processes.
2.1 Regularly provide information about WHS policies and procedures to the work team
2.2 Provide information about identified hazards and the outcomes of risk assessment and risk controls to the work team
2.3 Monitor housekeeping practices to ensure that WHS policies and procedures are followed
2.4 Maintain WHS incident records in the work area according to workplace procedures and legislative requirements

3. Support consultation, cooperation and communication.
3.1 Support workplace consultative procedures by encouraging work team participation in consultative activities
3.2 Report health and safety issues in line with workplace procedures and legislative requirements
3.3 Encourage and assist work team members to contribute to WHS

Materials include:

  • Assessor Guide / Benchmarks (42 pages);
  • Learners Assessment Workbook (34 pages);
  • Powerpoint Slides (58);
  • Supplementary Notes (11);
  • Assessment Matrix; and,
  • Extras (8).

Price:  AUD $300.00 + GST


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