BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace Release 1 describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate the organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area, according to WHS legislative requirements. It includes information on how to:

  • establish a WHS management system in a work area
  • establish and maintain effective and compliant participation arrangements for managing WHS in a work area
  • establish and maintain procedures for effectively identifying hazards, and assessing and controlling risks in a work area
  • evaluate and maintain a work area WHS management system.

It contains learning content, case studies and examples, practice tasks and learning checkpoints. Final assessment activities cover all the unit of competency requirements and are suitable for workplace and classroom environments. There are spaces for learners to record their responses and for trainers or assessors to record their comments and observations.

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