Workplace Health and Safety

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Details
CPD35m of CPD
First Published
Updated26 March 2019
Expires 26 June 2022

Course Overview

This module outlines the principles of workplace health and safety, with a focus on:

Topics
  • Importance of workplace culture
  • Identification and assessment of risk
  • Avoiding hazards
  • Safe use of equipment and ergonomics
  • Manual handling
  • Self-care
  • Workplace policies and procedures
  • Australian laws and legislation
Learning Outcomes
  • Identify steps involved in managing workplace health and safety.
  • Describe and identify hazardous manual tasks.
  • Assess the risk of manual tasks.
  • Locate State/Territory workplace health and safety acts and regulations.
Target Audience

All staff who work in healthcare.

Validation of learning:

  • A written anecdote of your personal intervention in an unsafe work practice.
  • Reviewing the instruction manuals that relate to equipment used in your workplace.
  • A copy of relevant local State or Territory legislation.

Disclosure

This material was developed by the content expert listed below. It is presented by a professional presenter.

Details
CPD35m of CPD
First Published
Updated26 March 2019
Expires
26 June 2022
Learning Tools
Topics
Manual Handling
Occupational Health and Safety
Patient Safety
Community Nursing
Residential Aged Care
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