Safety & Emergency Training Services

Training, Personnel, Vehicle and Equipment

Details

    Length

    3 Hours

    Unit of Competency

    RIIWHS201D Work Safely and Follow WHS Policies and Procedures

    Pre Requisites

    None

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This unit covers the knowledge and skills for people working within the resources industry and providing sight into the various policy and procedures that will be required to be followed.

This unit looks at the following:

  • Determining equipment safety requirements
  • Identifying personal protective equipment
  • Follows hazardous substances procedures and handling techniques
  • Location of safety data sheets (SDS) information and their application
  • Adhering to isolation procedures
  • Identifying lifting techniques, including for both manual and automated lifting
  • Locating and complying with WHS procedures
  • Application of site safety requirements and procedures
  • Participating in procedures for workplace management of others (e.g. consultation, safety representatives, committees, dispute resolution)
  • Determining potential of biological effects (e.g. circadian rhythms, sleep, alertness, fatigue, stress, effects of heat stress and hypothermia)
  • Details of site drug and alcohol policy
  • Locating and using emergency equipment

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