Work Health & Safety – Parish course explains the rights and responsibilities of workers and employers in practical terms and educates parishes about how to manage hazards and risks that commonly occur in the parish environment.
The course helps to provide all levels of workers, including volunteers, with a solid understanding of the importance of WHS. It also looks at how to prevent incidents at your Parish and how to prepare for emergencies should an emergency situation arise.
The course has six modules that are completed online at the learner’s convenience, with assessments and results given at the end of each module.
- What is WHS?
- Identifying & dealing with common workplace
hazards in the parish environment
- Your work environment
- Managing hazardous manual tasks
- Preventing workplace incidents
- Preparing for emergencies
Work Health & Safety - Parish course flyer.
Please note: In Victoria, ‘Work Health & Safety (WHS)’ is referred to as ‘Occupational Health and Safety (OHS)', pursuant to the
Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 and in Western Australia, ‘Work Health & Safety (WHS)’ is referred to as 'Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)' pursuant to the
Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984.