About this module
This module is designed to strengthen your awareness of your responsibilities and duties in complying with the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act by providing information on the obligations related to your role as a manager under the WHS Act 2011. Understanding the WHS Act and its responsibilities helps protect the health, safety and welfare of workers and other persons in workplaces against harm from hazards and risks.
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This module is created by Kognent in conjunction with industry professionals and subject matter experts to provide an optimal learning experience and effective learning outcomes.
Learning outcomes
  • list duty holders and their responsibilities
  • identify key parts of the WHS Act that are significant to you and your role as a manager
  • discuss the importance of participation, consultation and communication in the context of the WHS Act and safety management
  • understand the significance of having a safe and healthy workplace.
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