Frontline Work Health and Safety


The Work Health and Safety Act requires all employers to ensure the health, safety and welfare of their employees at work and that of any other person at the workplace. The complexity of WHS law and the business environment demands that the person responsible for administering the WHS function in an organisation is able to practice WHS skills.


Who this course is for

People already in the workforce who have a responsibility for WHS or are seeking to gain competence in WHS such as supervisors, managers or administrators.


Course Content

WHS laws and regulation:

  • Compliance and monitoring
  • Responsibilities and requirements
  • Breaches and enforcement processes
  • Reporting of non-compliance
  • Providing advice to management and appropriate personnel

Hazard identification, assessment and control:

  • Techniques and tools for hazard identification
  • Using risk assessment models and tools
  • Applying the hierarchy of control for risk control options
  • Assessment of controls
  • Using specialists and technical advisors where required
  • Techniques for incident investigation

WHS management systems:

  • Sources of information and data
  • Elements of a WHS system
  • Determining WHS priorities
  • Action plans

WHS Consultation and communication strategies:

  • WHS consultative mechanisms
  • Determining appropriate consultation arrangements
  • Communicating WHS information and data
  • Facilitating and influencing management and employee consultation

Emergency Procedures

  • Planning for the worst
  • Detection/Evacuation/Equipment
  • Maintenance of the plan
  • Monitor/Review/Improve
  • Fire drills and use of fire equipment
  • Overview of equipment use (the right extinguisher for the job)



A Certificate of Attendance will be issued at the completion of the course.


Course Duration & Venue

Duration:   Four Days:  9.00am - 4.30pm
Venue:       AFEI, Level 2, 97-99 Bathurst Street, Sydney  NSW  2000


Course Fee (GST Free)

Member Fee:        AUD $1,295
Non Member Fee:  AUD $1,495


Other Details

Fee includes morning and afternoon tea, light lunch and course materials.

To register
download and complete a Registration Form and forward to or Fax:  02 9264 5699.


Course ID Date(s)

1744/0313,14,15,16 March 17
1744/0911,12,13,14 Sept 17

Price: $1,495.00