Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

BSBWHS401 Hawthorn

Aims and objectives

How you will benefit

  • Learn how to accurately explain to the work team, relevant provisions of WHS Acts, regulations and codes of practice.
  • Provide information about the organisation’s WHS policies, procedures and programs, and ensure it is readily accessible to and understandable by the work team.
  • Learn how to regularly provide and clearly explain to the work team, information about identified hazards and the outcomes of risk assessment and control.
  • Communicate to workplace parties the importance of effective consultation mechanisms in managing health and safety risks in the workplace.
  • Apply consultation procedures to facilitate participation of the work team in managing work area hazards.
  • Promptly deal with issues raised through consultation, according to organisational consultation procedures and WHS legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Promptly record and communicate to the work team the outcomes of consultation over WHS issues.
  • Identify WHS training needs according to organisational requirements, and WHS legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Learn how to make arrangements to meet WHS training needs of team members in consultation with relevant individuals.
  • Provide workplace learning opportunities, and coaching and mentoring assistance, to facilitate team and individual achievement of identified WHS training needs.
  • Identify and report to management the costs associated with providing training for work team, for inclusion in financial and management plans.

What will be covered

  • Provide information to the work team about WHS policies and procedures.
  • Implement and monitor participation arrangements for managing WHS.
  • Implement and monitor organisational procedures for providing WHS training.