Work Health and Safety

Work Health and Safety

Open Learn
Updated Aug 28, 2019

Course Overview

Safety at work is vitally important for all organisations. Safety can only be achieved if everyone takes responsibility.

In this 30 minute course the learner explores a virtual workplace to find out what their responsibilities are and how to turn a hazardous workplace into a safe one.

They also learn about correct manual handling, how to correctly set up a computer workstation and how to prevent and deal with an emergency at work.

The course complies with WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards to AA level.

Target Audience

All employees

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course the learner will be able to:

  • Describe their Work Health and Safety (WHS) responsibilities
  • Identify and deal with hazards in the workplace
  • Explain how to correctly carry out manual handling
  • Explain how to correctly set up a computer workstation
  • Explain how to prevent and deal with injuries at work
  • State what to do in an emergency.

Business Outcomes

An organisation's greatest asset is its people. This course will enable the organisation to fulfil its highest priority: to keep its employees healthy and safe.