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Work Health and Safety Incident Investigation

Duration:
4 Hours

Max Students:
20

Designed for:
This course is for personnel with roles and responsibilities in the area of incident investigation including supervisors/frontline managers, WHS personnel, engineering and maintenance staff, and WHS committee members.

Pre-requisites:
Nil

Co-requisites:
Nil

Pre-entry Requirements:
Language and Literacy requirements for the unit are:

  • Writing is required to the level of completing written assessments
  • Reading is required to enable the determination of information through the student manual

Description:
This unit of competency addresses the outcomes required to participate in the planning, conduct and reporting of investigations of incidents which have resulted in, or have a potential to result in, injury or damage. Situations may range from relatively minor through to major incidents.

Content:

The course content covers:

  • Legislation that applies to incident investigation.
  • Initial assessment of the situation.
  • Developing an investigation plan.
  • Collecting information and analyse data gathered to identify immediate and underlying causes and practical prevention measures.
  • Compile and communicate investigation reports to suit the legal requirements.

Unit of Competency

BSBWHS505 Investigate WHS incidents

Assessment:
Upon successful completion of this course together with a post course assignment, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment in partial completion of the Diploma of Work Health and Safety BSB51315.

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