This unit describes a participant s skills and knowledge required to work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.
This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.
Note: The terms Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Work Health and Safety (WHS) are equivalent and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where the National Model WHS Legislation has not been implemented RTOs are advised to contextualise the unit of competency by referring to the existing State/Territory OHS legislative requirements.
Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit.
On successful completion learners will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment.
Location Training is conducted at ECB Training Services, or if required, training can also be conducted on your site providing the following requirements are met:
Training room with tables, chairs & screen
Suitable clear operating area
Duration may vary depending on learner’s circumstances and previous experience.
On completion of the course, participants will have gained the following skills and knowledge to:
Access, interpret and apply work health and safety procedures and ensure work activity is compliant
Carry out isolation of energy sources and immobilisation of potential energy sources
Locate destinations by interpreting and applying site plans, transport rules and signage
Identify and act on, and report breaches in site safety
Apply personal safety measures
Select and wear PPE.
Safe manual handling procedures
Identify and apply site procedures for conducting high risk activities
Apply operational safety measures
Recognise and respond to alarms
Apply basic firefighting techniques
Identify emergency escape route(s) and procedures
Maintain personal wellbeing
Identify risks to personal wellbeing and recognise preventative strategies
Identify, act on, and report situations which may endanger others
Access and explain verbally or in writing the requirements for fitness for duty
Comply with work health and safety policies including smoking, alcohol and drug use
Observe relevant codes and traffic management requirements
Identify and report incidents
Completion and filing of documentation complying with workplace procedures
RIIWHS205D –is required by the traffic controller for licensing.
Cancellations within 48 hours may incur a 20% cancellation fee, no refund is given for non-attendance or cancellation on the day of the training. Where ECB Training Services receives sufficient notice of cancellation (at least 48 hours), a refund is available.