Monday, 22 October 2018
Safetalk and Forktalk


Training and Services - Forktalk
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Target Group: Employees and new employees in manufacturing, retail, commercial and service

Course Aim: Course participants will acquire the information, skills and confidence to ensure an
effective workplace health and safety system.

Course Objective: At the completion of this course, participants should be able to
  • identify the main principles of the legislation governing health and safety in NSW workplaces;
  • apply a dispute settling process to prevent operational level and industrial and WHS  grievances
    from escalating into wider disputes;
  • describe the basic principles for the preventions of death, injury and illness in the workplace;
  • implement the appropriate response as a result of a workplace emergency and in particular as a
    result of fire; and
  • contribute to the effective management of workers’ compensation and rehabilitation of employees
    who suffer illnesses and injuries which occur at the workplace
Program includes :

WHS Legislation at Work
  • WHS Act
  • Employer Responsibilities
  • Responsibility of Manufacturers and Suppliers
  • Employee Responsibility
  • Workplace Committees
  • Unfair Dismissal
  • Penalties
  • Regulations under the Act
Industrial Relations and WHS in the Workplace
  • Types of Disputes
  • Mechanisms for Resolutions
  • The Grievance Procedure
  • The Role of Work Health and Safety Representatives and
    Workplace Safety Committees
  • WHS Dispute Settling Procedures
  • Urgent Health and Safety Problems
Emergencies at Work
  • Emergencies in the Workplace
  • Reporting an Emergency
  • First Aid - General
  • Evacuation Procedures
Health and Safety at Work -
  •  Injury and Illness
  • What is a hazard?
  • Incident Reporting
  • WorkCover requirements for accident reporting
  • Reducing Workplace Incidents
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Safe Work Practices
  • Availability of Information
Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation at Work
  • Injury and Illness
  • To and From Work
  • What Compensation?
  • What You Should Do
  • Employer Responsibility
  • What is Rehabilitation?
  • Who is Involved in Rehabilitation
  • How a Rehabilitation Plan Works
Duration of the Course: Approximately 4 hours

This course is on site training only – for a maximum number of 10 people per session A purchase order is required to secure the booking and an invoice is issued for full payment.

A Certificate of Attendance is provided by Safetalk for each successful participant on completion of the course.
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