This course provides students with knowledge of basic work- place safety, an understanding of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and the skills needed to then apply key princi- ples in the workplace. It will also provide an overview on the responsibilities of people in the workforce including steps to take to ensure the safety of themselves and others. Given a scenario students will be able to complete a job safety analysis.
Unit Standard: 497 L1 C3 V10, 17593 L2 C4 V5 and Job Safety Analysis
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
Competency in US 497, US 17593 and additional Job Safety Analysis component in this course at Wood Training will be accepted as meeting the hazard management prerequisite for our Common Permit to Work training.
Students must be in work.
Theory assessment which takes place when student is ready. This include completion of a JSA based on a scenario provided.
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.