RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures  

This course describes a participant s skills and knowledge required to work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures.


Course Content

The course covers the following;


  • Introduction
  • Primary duty of care
  • What is “Reasonably Practicable”?
  • Electrical equipment
  • Safety tags and lockout systems
  • Effective isolation
  • Response to power lines and energised electrical equipment
  • Standard operating procedures
  • Facts
  • Fire specific – commercial structure fires
  • Commercial & industrial power shut-offs
  • Types of disconnects
  • Work, Health and safety Plan
  • Developing a plan
  • WHS Management
  • Safety signs
  • Understand the Australian standard
  • Workplace signs and symbols
  • Personal safety PPE
  • Selecting PPE
  • Maintenance of PPE
  • Identify act on & report breaches in site safety
  • Breaches top work health and safety law
  • Why a clean workplace means a safe workplace
  • Chemistry of fire
  • Class of fire
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fire doors
  • 5 point check
  • PEEP
  • Types of HSE communication
  • Improving safety communication in the workplace
  • Report and prepare written records of incidents and injuries



4.5 Hours