This workshop is an introduction to Workplace Health and Safety (WHS). Gain an understanding of the health and safety legal requirements applicable to all businesses, the impending WHS changes and how they affect you.
This WHS workshop will provide participants with details across the following areas:
Act – Duties
Future WHS Act/ Regulations
Codes of Practice, Guidance Notes and Australian Standards
Definitions: Hazard or risk, Employer / Self-Employed person / Person in Control of a business or Undertaking and Reasonably practicable
Common workplace hazards and subsequent employer requirements under the Act: Plant and Equipment, Hazardous Substances, Working at Height, Electrical, Consultation and Communication and PPE
Penalties and Breaches
Innovative Learning - Book quickly as numbers are strictly limited!
This workshop is brought to you by Business Local
This free workshop is brought to you by the Small Business Development Corporation’s Business Local outreach service. Business Local provides small business owners in the Perth metropolitan area with access to free enterprise skill development sessions. For more information to help you start and run a business, including the SBDC’s free small business advisory service, visit: smallbusiness.wa.gov.au
Graeme Franklin - Safety Solutions WA
Graeme is a Safety Professional with well-developed risk management, assessment, investigation and communication skills. Actively involved in Occupational Safety and Health consulting, investigations and methodologies and the promotion of safe working cultures, with wide ranging experience in multiple industries, including construction, electrical, oil/gas, manufacturing, SMP, education and public facilities and waste water treatment industries.
Prior to commencing Safety Solutions WA in 2010, Graeme held safety positions within private companies, as well as being a WorkSafe Inspector and Police Detective.
The Safety Solutions WA team led by Graeme has a proven ability to effectively manage a high volume of work whilst under tight deadlines. The team have the ability to build close and successful relationships with a wide range of stakeholders to achieve a common goal in making workplaces safer.