Certificate IV OHS/WHS – How to Identify Workplace Hazards and Risks

Posted 5 June 2013 / No comments

IDENTIFY HAZARDS AND ASSESS OHS RISKS – Cert IV OHS BSBOHS403B When you enroll in the Certificate IV in OHS or WHS with LMIT, you’ll learn how to conduct a workplace hazards and risks assessment. Process standards evolved in the 1980s and the ‘identify, assess, control’ requirements embedded in many current health and safety regulations

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Cert IV OHS/WHS – Glossary of Common OHS Terms

Posted 24 May 2013 / No comments

Glossary of Common OHS/WHS Terminology When you enroll in the Certificate IV in OHS or WHS with LMIT, you’ll be asked to develop and study a glossary of safety industry related terms. This document is a useful way to ensure that you have the basic terminology correct. We strongly recommend that you develop your own

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Occupational Health and Safety Training – WHS Needs and Priorities (Nature of Hazards and Risks)

Posted 2 January 2013 / 1 comment

The second criteria that you need to satisfy in order for you to complete the first element of the competency unit and to get your Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety is to determine WHS needs and priorities in consultation with relevant managers and other workplace stakeholders and key personnel. The next thing to

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Occupational Health and Safety Training – Contribute to the Strategic Planning Process

Posted 26 December 2012 / No comments

If you’re planning to get a Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety, you need to understand the three elements involved in the whole process of OHS. This article will introduce you to the first element. This element is about contributing to the strategic planning process. This does not mean that you have to conduct

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Occupational Health and Safety Training – WHS Needs and Priorities (Legal Requirements)

Posted 19 December 2012 / No comments

The second criteria that you need to satisfy in order for you to complete the first element of the competency unit and to get your Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety is to determine WHS needs and priorities in consultation with relevant managers and other workplace stakeholders and key personnel. Management decision-making requires determining

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Occupational Health and Safety Training – The Role of Managers in WHS

Posted 12 December 2012 / No comments

The first criteria that you need to satisfy in order for you to complete the first element of the competency unit and to get your Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety is to take steps to ensure that managers at all levels are aware of their WHS responsibilities and the role of WHS in

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Cert IV in OHS – Identify Hazards and Assess OHS Risks

Posted 16 November 2012 / No comments

The Cert IV in OHS includes the unit of competency – BSBOHS403 Identify hazards and assess OHS risks – in it you identified hazards by: reviewing workplace information such as incident investigation reports, workplace inspection reports, reports of hazards, incidents and injuries, job safety analyses and procedures; identifying and accessing information from regulators, industry bodies

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Certificate IV OHS – Glossary of Common OHS Terms

Posted 15 November 2012 / No comments

Developing a glossary of of commonly used OHS terms while attending the Certificate IV in OHS is a useful way to ensure that you have the basic terminology correct. You should have begun your glossary when completing the unit of competency BSBOHS403 Identify hazards and assess OHS risk. We strongly recommend that you add to

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Cert IV OHS – WHS Responsibilities and Legislative Requirements

Posted 13 November 2012 / No comments

In the Certificate IV in OHS, you’ll learn about WHS RESPONSIBILITIES AND REQUIREMENTS AS SPECIFIED IN LEGISLATION. General Duty of Care – The Model Work Health and Safety legislation sets out duties of care on a wide number of workplace parties. The parties include: – Persons conducting a business or undertaking; – Persons in control

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