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BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety – Specifically Designed for the Construction Industry

BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

(Extracts from the National Occupational Health & Safety Commission): Occupational Health and Safety In Australia

Under all NOHSC (National Occupational Health & Safety Commission) standards and codes, employers have a duty to:

  • implement a systematic process of hazard identification, risk assessment, risk control and review in the workplace;
  • make sure employees receive appropriate training, instruction and supervision, including induction and ongoing training;
  • obtain and provide appropriate information;
  • consult with employees likely to be exposed to risks, and with their health and safety representatives;
  • keep appropriate records.

OHS Training requirement:

Nationally Recognised TrainingTraining is an essential part of effective health and safety management and this is reflected in national standards, codes of practice and guidance material. The content of training programs for Occupational Health and Safety should cover:

  • health and safety policies and procedures;
  • health and safety legislation, regulations, codes of practice;
  • the consultative process and issue resolution procedures;
  • the process of hazard identification, risk assessment and control;
  • fitting, using and maintaining personal protective equipment;
  • fire prevention and emergency response procedures;
  • any new working procedures;
  • health and safety procedures for any new equipment.

The course has been developed to assist all those responsible for managing occupational health and safety in the workplace.

To achieve the qualification BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety there are 5 Core Units and 7 Elective Units of competency which must be completed. Back to Basics have selected the following units:

Core Units

BSBWHS402 Assist with compliance with WHS laws
BSBWHS403 Contribute to the implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
BSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
BSBWHS405 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents

Elective Units

PUAWER002B Ensure workplace emergency prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented
BSBWHS408 Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
BSBWHS407 Assist with claims management, rehabilitation and return to-work programs
BSBWRT401A Write complex documents

The units are clustered and delivered over 4 modules:

Module 1- Legislation and Regulations

  • Model Workplace Health and Safety Issues
  • Transitional Principles
  • Safe Work Australia
  • WorkCover
  • Codes of Practice
  • BCA
  • Australian Standards
  • Certificates and Licensing
  • Induction
  • Where to get help

Module 2 – Safety Controls for the Personnel

  • Consultation
  • Right of Entry
  • Bullying
  • Skin Cancer
  • Drugs and Alcohol
  • Manual Handling
  • Fatigue Management
  • First Aid
  • PPE
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Incident Investigation
  • Right of Entry
  • Site Meetings

Module 3 – Safety Controls on Site

  • No Go Zones
  • Emergency
  • Noise
  • Confined Space
  • Demolition
  • Trenching/Excavation
  • Falls and Falling Objects
  • Traffic Management
  • SWMS & JSA
  • Plant and Equipment
  • Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Chemicals

Module 4 – Safety Management

  • Risk Management and Risk Control
  • Safety Inspections
  • OHS Records
  • Audit Process
  • Costs and Systems
  • Reporting Workers Compensation – Return to Work
  • Managing WHS
  • Safety Management Plan

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