Work Health and Safety Training Packages

Extend your skills and knowledge as a safety advisor or health and safety representative in the workplace

With workshops designed to address current workplace safety issues, bundle and save by creating your professional development plan and becoming a leader in your field.

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Re-Elected HSR Refresher

Remain abreast of updates and changes in safe work practices.

HSR Annual Refresher Training is a flexible alternative for re-elected HSRs to maintain their safety knowledge and skills.

This innovative one-day program provides updates to legislation, a revision of roles and responsibilities as a Health and Safety Representative and an opportunity to network and share valuable HSR experiences.

The Refresher program sets the scene for continued training opportunities as part of the HSR 10-day training entitlement for re-elected HSRs.

  • Review and learn about any amendments to WHS legislation
  • Reconfirm duties and responsibilities of officers and workers
  • Review powers and functions of HSR’s
  • Risk Management process
  • Purpose and function of a PIN
  • Increase your awareness of the significance of health and wellbeing risks at work

Duration: 1 day
Price: $460 ex gst (Member) and $500 ex gst (Non-Member)

Preventing Bullying Discrimination and Sexual Harassment – Employees

Bullying, discrimination and harassment can happen in any workplace.

Are you up to date with the new Respect @ Work Bill? All organisations are legally obligated to manage the risks of bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment. Doing so enables organisations to foster a more harmonious and positive workplace culture.

This course has been designed to provide participants with an understanding of the laws outlining bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment at work. Employees will learn how to recognise these behaviours and most importantly learn what to do about them.

  • Identify the types of harassment and discrimination that may be encountered at work
  • Understand the difference between direct and indirect discrimination
  • Learn what constitutes unlawful discrimination
  • Respect@Work overview
  • Learn steps to take when encountering discrimination in the workplace

Duration: 2.5 hours
Price: $290 ex gst (Member) and $320 ex gst (Non-Member)

Managing WHS in the Workplace

This intensive course has been designed to help you tackle the everyday safety requirements of your business. It will provide insight and knowledge on how to navigate the Work Health and Safety Act, how to undertake inspections and effectively identify and manage your business risks.

The two-day course program will provide participants with the necessary tools to ensure a safe and compliant work environment for everyone.

  • Understanding the context of WHS legislation and practice
  • How to identify hazards and manage risks in the workplace
  • Recognise the importance of having effective safety documentation
  • Specify the legal requirements of WHS documentation
  • Understand record-keeping requirements
  • How to consult and communicate WHS information effectively
  • Identify legal incident investigation responses and safety procedures
  • Conduct effective workplace inspections

Duration: 2 days
Price: $820 ex gst (Member) and $920 ex gst (Non-Member)

How to identify and manage risks with WHS

Do you know what to look for in the workplace when it comes to managing Work Health and Safety requirements?

This course equips participants with the necessary skills to conduct hazard assessments and implement hazard controls. An understanding of the different types of workplace hazards is gained along with discovering how to identify and manage hazards effectively.

Participants will learn about the hazard and risk management process and how to identify those risks to determine appropriate controls.

Learn about worksite inspections, the importance of listening to co-worker concerns and complaints, reporting data and reviewing the effectiveness of previously implemented hazard controls.

You will also learn how to create a Work Health and Safety action plan based on the identification of WHS issues, hazards, risks and responsibilities.

  • Outline the hazard management process
  • Understand the legislative requirements for conducting a health and safety risk assessment
  • Assess hazards and develop new tools to identify and classify hazards
  • Apply key principles for conducting a health and safety risk assessment
  • Discover a range of practical WHS risk assessment tools

Duration: 4 hours
Price: $400 ex gst (Member) and $480 ex gst (Non-Member)

Hazardous Chemicals in the workplace

Managing the risks associated with chemicals is a duty that is placed on all businesses in South Australia that use, store or handle hazardous chemicals.

The course examines the hazards and risks associated with Chemicals and the Globally Harmonised System for the classification and labelling of hazardous chemicals.

Understanding when your workplace must have (and how to interpret) Safety Data Sheets together with how chemicals can enter the body, and what we must do to ensure that as far as reasonably practicable we comply with our duties under the WHS Act 2012 and WHS Regulations 2012 is also explored.

  • Understand hazards and risks when working with chemicals
  • Understand and interpret Safety Data Sheets
  • How to effectively label chemicals
  • Learn how to comply with duties under the WHS Act

Duration: 2 hours
Price: $290 ex gst (Member) and $320 ex gst (Non-Member)

Your Safety Committee and WHS

A safety committee is integral to ensuring safety compliance remains at the forefront of decision making in the organisation. A safety committee needs to understand how Work Health and Safety obligations are to be met within an organisation. They need to understand how to effectively contribute to implementing safety systems and addressing WHS issues as they arise.

This half-day course is designed to ensure that safety committee members understand their role and function within the committee. It also provides an outline of legislation, codes of practice and guidance around issues including hazardous manual tasks.

Participants will gain an understanding of committee structures, member functions and the duties and the importance of agendas and minute-taking.

  • Interpret committee structures and constitution
  • Understand the obligations of a committee under WHS, including risk management processes
  • Understand what makes an effective meeting and how often they need to be held
  • Building confidence for members to be actively involved in committee functions

Duration: 4 hours
Price: $400 ex gst (Member) and $480 ex gst (Non-Member)

Inspections and Incident Investigations

The reporting of an incident can be make or break for a business. This course aims to make the process as streamlined and pain-free as possible by providing a step-by-step process that's both practical and effective.

Ensure the process of reporting for incident investigations are properly covered and stress free.

  • Understand reporting duties under the Work Health and Safety Act
  • Identify legal incident responses and safety procedures
  • Understand the role of duty holders in the incident investigation process
  • Develop techniques to effectively respond to workplace incidents
  • Review practical tools for incident investigation and documentation requirements.

Duration: 4 hours
Price: $400 ex gst (Member) and $480 ex gst (Non-Member)

Psychological Safety for Leaders

Managing psychosocial hazards involves identifying, assessing, and mitigating workplace factors affecting employees' psychological wellbeing and job satisfaction. These hazards can cause psychological or emotional harm but aren't necessarily physical, still impacting health and productivity.

It's crucial to manage psychosocial hazards for a positive work environment, employee wellbeing, and organisational performance. Collaboration among employers, managers, and employees is needed to create a supportive and healthy workplace culture.

This program explores workplace psychosocial hazards, reviewing existing hazard identification and risk management frameworks, and ensuring a safe working environment.

  • Identify psychosocial hazards in the workplace
  • Assess risks to psychological health and wellbeing
  • Identify measures to control the risk of psychosocial hazards
  • Maintain and review the suitability of existing control measures
  • Some strategies to improve a mentally healthy workplace

Duration: 4 hours
Price: $400 ex gst (Member) and $480 ex gst (Non-Member)

Fatigue Management

Anyone that’s ever attempted to do a job fatigued, will understand that this can be a major roadblock to a well-oiled workplace. This course will enable you to identify where and why fatigue is an issue and take steps to manage it.

Reducing fatigue in workers hugely reduces much of the risk businesses face daily. It more than makes sense for a business to do what it can to minimise the risks that fatigue can potentially cause.

  • An understanding of what leads to fatigue and an exploration of legal requirements.
  • Recognition of the implications of poor fatigue management in the workplace and the development of fatigue management systems and strategies.
  • The ability to identify resources and create practical strategies to help minimise fatigue in your workplace

Duration: 4 hours
Price: $400 ex gst (Member) and $480 ex gst (Non-Member)

Auditing WHS Compliance

The program is designed to equip participants with the essential skills and knowledge required to effectively initiate, prepare for, and conduct WHS audits within their business.

Participants will cover various aspects, including audit initiation processes, on-site audit activities, communication techniques, audit planning and coordination, systematic examination of audits, and compliance reporting.

Upon completion of this program, participants will be well-equipped to contribute to a safe working environment through their knowledge in auditing and compliance evaluation.

  • Demonstrate the processes involved with initiating an audit, preparing for an audit, and conducting on-site audit activities.
  • Demonstrate the appropriate oral, written and non-verbal communication techniques that are desirable for lead management systems auditors.
  • Plan, coordinate and conduct an audit of their organisation.
  • Systematically examine an audit against the audit criteria to determine conformity with planned arrangements and the effectiveness of the organisation's approaches to managing risk factors.
  • Conduct a formal review of an organisation's performance and report on compliance with legal obligations.

Duration: 4 hours
Price: $400 ex gst (Member) and $480 ex gst (Non-Member)

Dealing with Difficult Situations

The world is an interesting place that has a great variety of people, personalities, and situations.

At various times these human interactions can result in difficult situations and conflict.

Being able to effectively respond to difficult situations or behaviours will help you to navigate challenging situations and personalities with strategies that maintain professionalism in the face of adversity. Being able to manage difficult situations will help you to become a better communicator and provide you with skills to deal with conflict to ensure a mutually beneficial resolution.

This course has been designed to provide participants with an understanding of how to deal with difficult situations or behaviours. You will learn how other people’s behaviour impacts you and your business, develop strategies to understand your own behaviour and how to better manage other people’s behaviour. Learn to be more comfortable with conflict situations and become more assertive in your own communication and how to react assertively to these challenging behaviours.

  • Understanding difficult behaviours and what drives them.
  • Understand the brain's response to other people’s behaviours.
  • Understand the impact difficult situations have on business.
  • Develop a better understanding of the theories on behaviour.
  • Understand the best strategies to deal with difficult situations.
  • Understanding your conflict management style and the emotional aspects of conflict management.
  • Understanding the misconceptions about conflict and developing your conflict management strategies.
  • Learn how to become a better communicator.
  • Learn how to become more assertive when dealing with conflict situations.

Duration: 4 hours
Price: $400 ex gst (Member) and $480 ex gst (Non-Member)

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