Work Health and Safety – Aged Care Quality Standard 8

Work Health and Safety – Aged Care Quality Standard 8

Ensure a safer workplace by learning about the principles and responsibilities of health and safety in aged care

Aged Care Learning Solutions
Updated Nov 22, 2018

This course covers the following:

  • General principles
  • Employee and employer responsibilities
  • Workplace risk assessment and management
  • Return to work
  • Hazardous substance
  • Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

Business Objectives

The provision and maintenance of a safe workplace is of vital importance and education about work health and safety is crucial for all workers. Knowledge about worker and employer responsibilities as well as the procedures to follow if there is an incident in the workplace will enable everybody to be proactive and better prepared. Work Health and Safety aligns to Standard 8 of the Quality Aged Care Standards.


This learning activity is for Aged Care workers