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ISBN 9780170386319

Author/Module Code: ARCHER

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Price: $90.00 AUD inc GST


WHS takes a whole-person, humanist approach to Workplace Health and Safety, offering an overview of human health and safety that equips students to evaluate more than physical risks and hazards. The challenges of on-the-job work health and safety practice are explored in multiple ways:
Instructors and students can stay on top of current issues and policies with WHS in practice boxes and case studies
Prompts to visit Safe Work Australia online ensure students have access to up-to the minute policies and legislation
NEW: Students are encouraged to consider the ethics of health and safety at work with the Ethics boxes
NEW: Independent learning is reinforced with online activities
Students can cement their understanding with Did you know? Boxes
Training Package/ competency info is mapped specifically for VET, via distinct IM and PP.

Covers core and elective units of competency from the current qualifications: BSB41412 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety and BSB51312 Diploma of Work Health and Safety

Table of Contents

1. Introducing health and safety
2. Understanding the legal framework
3. Consulting on WHS
4. Developing a systematic approach
5. Managing WHS information
6. Identifying hazards and managing risk
7. Managing hazards associated with plant
8. Controlling risk: ergonomics
9. Controlling risk: occupational and environmental hygiene
10. Using equipment to monitor the workplace
11. Managing psychosocial hazards
12. Controlling risk: safe design
13. Dealing with emergencies
14. Auditing and evaluating WHS activity
15. Promoting a health and safety culture
16. Notifying, reporting, and investigating incidents
17. Compensating injured workers and managing injuries

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