This course provides students with an understanding of the work, activities and hazardous environments requiring a Safety Observer to control, monitor and maintain safety. This includes Safety Observer responsibilities and duties covering hot work, confined space, excavations, and working at height activities as well as emergency response measures.
Unit Standard: 17596 L3 C8 V5
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
This course is conducted in a classroom environment and is theory based. Students are assessed continuously during the course.
Theory assessment which takes place when the student is ready.
To maintain current competency, it is recommended that refresher training occurs regularly. Depending on the industry you work in this may vary. Current Wood Training recommendation is every two years.
Coming off the tools from the Fluid Transfer Industry where he headed the engineering department, Jack has worked across Australia and New Zealand honing his skills and knowledge. With a change in career, his passion for health and safety has become his focus, and he consults all over the country, particularly around Hazardous Substance compliance, permit to work systems, and safe work practices. Jack holds both a New Zealand Diploma and NEBOSH International qualifications in Occupational Health and Safety as well as Adult Education and Training.
Consultant, Training Facilitator and company director, Mal has a history of work in the oil and gas sector, process operation and hazard management. He has extensive experience in many roles in the workforce and brings authentic experience to the training situation. With a background in physics, chemistry, statistics and human anatomy he knows his subject matter well, and this knowledge and experience comes to the fore in his training and delivery.
A well constructed course.
Always enjoy courses at Wood.
Good course, helpful tutor.