This course applies to workers in the Construction Industry, and is applicable to trainers and assessors who train the ‘Whitecard’.
The main goal of this course is to cover the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety practices (WHS) on or off construction sites.
You will monitor how staff should work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements.
You will also plan and implement safe work practices with an emphasis on personal safety and the safety of others.
The courses main objectives are;
-Identify and assess risks
-Identify hazardous materials and other hazards on work sites
-Plan and prepare for safe work practices
-Apply safe work practices
-Follow emergency procedures
This unit specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in all on- or off-site construction workplaces.
It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.
The unit covers fundamental WHS requirements necessary to undertake work tasks within any sector in the construction industry. It includes the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos, and compliance with legislated work safety practices. It does not cover removal of asbestos, which is a licensed activity.
It applies to workers in the construction industry.
This unit also relates directly to the general construction induction training requirements of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 and relevant occupational health and safety regulations for Victoria and for Western Australia. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry covers these induction training requirements.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
Start anytime and work at your own pace.
This course will compliment your work life and can easily fit around your work schedule.