Your Work Health and Safety legal obligations require you to identify risks and implement hazard control measures. Hazard control measures are a critical tool to prevent workplace accidents and injuries. They should form part of your organization’s Health and Safety Plan to ensure a method to identify hazards to control them as far as practicable, to reduce the risks present in your workplace.
This course teaches how to choose the most practicable control measures. It encourages to always aim to eliminate the risk and works through the safety hierarchy of controls. The training investigates how to review control measure effectiveness by providing a series of questions to work through and address.
At the completion of this course learners will:
- Understand what to consider when determining the best control measures to use.
- Understand what is meant by a high-risk activity.
- Learn how to determine how to develop processes to control the risks associated with high-risk activities.
- learn about the likelihood and the degree of harm exposure to a hazard may cause.
- Understand how to apply the Hierarchy of Controls.
- Learn the difference between higher-order and lower-level control measures and when to apply them.
- Learn how to apply accountability for health and safety plans, procedures and documentation, by establishing a risk register.
- learn how to involve employees in reviewing control measures to ensure the safest practicable procedures are in place.
Course length: 10 mins (7-minute animated and subtitled video + 5 short answer assessment)
- Certificate of completion
- In-depth Reporting
- Facilitator’s Guide including video transcript and Assessment Q&A’s
- Optional pass rate
- All content can be customised
- Pause and resume function
Available in English, Spanish and French.