BSBWHS605 – Develop, implement and maintain WHS Management System

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Welcome to BSBWHS605 – Develop, implement, and maintain WHS management systems! In this course, you will embark on a journey to explore the principles and practices of workplace health and safety (WHS) management. As you delve into the intricacies of WHS systems, you will gain valuable insights into identifying hazards, assessing risks, and implementing effective controls to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of workers in various organisational contexts.

Throughout this course, you will learn how to develop comprehensive WHS management systems tailored to the unique needs and requirements of different workplaces. From understanding legislative requirements to conducting thorough risk assessments and designing proactive safety measures, you will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to establish a culture of safety excellence within your organization. Moreover, you will explore strategies for maintaining and continuously improving WHS management systems to adapt to evolving regulatory standards and emerging workplace hazards.

As you progress through this course, you will engage in interactive learning activities, case studies, and practical exercises designed to enhance your understanding of WHS management principles and their application in real-world scenarios. By the end of the course, you will emerge equipped with the tools and expertise to effectively lead the development, implementation, and maintenance of WHS management systems, ensuring the health, safety, and welfare of all individuals within your organization. Get ready to embark on a transformative learning journey that will empower you to make a positive impact on workplace safety!

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What Will You Learn?

  • ๐Ÿ“š Learn the structure and objectives of a Workplace Health and Safety Management System (WHSMS), including its form, content, purposes, and functions.
  • ๐Ÿ’ฌ Master effective consultation techniques with individuals and parties to gain agreement for WHSMS implementation.
  • ๐Ÿ“„ Develop the ability to create WHS policies that meet organisational requirements.
  • ๐Ÿค Facilitate participation and consultation in the development of WHS policies.
  • ๐Ÿ“ข Learn to craft and convey WHS plans clearly and effectively.
  • ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ Acquire skills to implement WHS plans efficiently, ensuring alignment with policies and procedures.
  • ๐Ÿ“‹ Understand how to support WHS plan implementation with appropriate policies, procedures, processes, and systems.
  • ๐Ÿ“Š Gain knowledge in measuring and evaluating WHS performance, including the assessment of policies, procedures, systems, and processes.
  • ๐Ÿ” Develop expertise in reviewing and enhancing the WHSMS, focusing on communication and participation.
  • ๐Ÿ“ˆ Equip yourself with skills to document and report improvement outcomes for management review, ensuring workplace safety and WHS compliance.

Course Content

Support and facilitate the implementation of a WHSMS
This topic involves supporting and facilitating the implementation of a Workplace Health and Safety Management System (WHSMS). It includes determining the appropriate structure and content of the WHSMS, effective consultation with stakeholders, and gaining their agreement for its implementation.

Develop WHS policy and commitment to a WHSMS
In this topic you'll focus on developing a Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) policy and fostering commitment to a WHS Management System (WHSMS). This includes communicating policy and commitment requirements, conducting an initial WHS review, developing a suitable WHS policy that aligns with organisational needs, and involving stakeholders in policy development and agreement. Finally, you'll document and communicate the WHS policy to relevant individuals and parties.

Develop and implement a WHS plan
This topic involves the development and implementation of a Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) plan. You'll communicate the plan's requirements to relevant parties, collaborate with them to create an appropriate WHS plan, and facilitate participation and consultation during its development. Additionally, you'll communicate the plan's implementation requirements and support individuals and parties in executing it, ensuring that policies, procedures, processes, and systems align with the WHS plan within your job role.

Measure and evaluate WHS performance
This topic focuses on measuring and evaluating Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) performance. It involves communicating the measurement and evaluation requirements of the WHS plan to relevant parties, facilitating their participation and consultation in this process. Additionally, you'll assess policies, procedures, systems, and processes within your job role to ensure they support the implementation of the WHS plan effectively.

Review and improve the WHSMS
This topic covers the process of reviewing and improving the Workplace Health and Safety Management System (WHSMS). It involves communicating the review and improvement requirements to relevant individuals and parties, facilitating their participation and consultation in this process. You will also document the outcomes of the review and suggest improvements, which should be submitted to management for consideration.

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