This unit focuses on supporting and facilitating the implementation of a Workplace Health and Safety Management System (WHSMS). It involves determining the appropriate form, content, purposes, and functions of a WHSMS based on the organization’s WHS risks and effectively consulting with stakeholders for agreement. Additionally, it covers the development of WHS policy and commitment, including communication, WHS plan development, implementation, measurement, and evaluation of WHS performance, as well as reviewing and improving the WHSMS with input from individuals and parties, followed by documenting and submitting outcomes for management consideration.
What Will You Learn?
- By completing this course, you will learn how to support and facilitate the implementation of a Workplace Health and Safety Management System (WHSMS). This includes understanding the form, content, purposes, and functions of a WHSMS, effectively consulting with individuals and parties, and gaining their agreement for its implementation.
- You will also develop skills in creating WHS policies that align with organisational requirements and facilitate participation and consultation in the policy development process. Additionally, you will learn to create and communicate WHS plans, implement these plans effectively, and ensure that policies, procedures, processes, and systems support WHS plan implementation.
- Furthermore, you will gain knowledge of measuring and evaluating WHS performance, including assessing policies, procedures, systems, and processes for their alignment with the WHS plan. Finally, you will develop expertise in reviewing and improving the WHSMS, involving communication, participation, and documentation of improvement outcomes for submission to management. This course equips you with essential skills for ensuring workplace safety and compliance with WHS standards.