Occupational Health and Safety
Level 1: SITXOHS001B Follow health, safety and security procedures
This course can be completed by correspondence or in the workplace.
The training covers these topics:
- Legal requirements of OHS
- Use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Identifying unsafe practices
- Report suspicious or unusual incidents
- Identifying hazards – reducing risk
- Emergency procedures
- Participation and be pro - active in company procedures
And covers these core requirements of the National Unit of Competency:
Follow workplace procedures for health, safety and security:
- Correctly and consistently follow the organisation's health, safety and security procedures according to relevant legislative requirements.
- Incorporate safe work practices into all workplace activities.
- Follow the safety directions of supervisors or managers and heed any workplace safety warning signs.
- Use any required protective equipment and wear any required personal protective clothing.
- Identify and promptly report unsafe work practices, issues and breaches of health, safety and security procedures.
- Report any suspicious behaviour or unusual occurrences promptly to the designated person.
Follow procedures for emergency situations.
- Recognise emergency and potential emergency situations promptly and determine or take required actions within the scope of individual responsibility.
- Follow the organisation's emergency procedures correctly.
- Seek assistance promptly from colleagues or other authorities where appropriate.
- Report details of emergency situations accurately according to organisation procedures.
Participate in the organisation's OHS practices.
- Participate in OHS management practices developed by the organisation to ensure a safe workplace.
- Actively participate in the OHS consultation processes and identify and report safety and procedural issues requiring attention.
- Ensure immediate work area is free from hazards, participate in scheduled hazard identification activities and report hazards on an ongoing basis.
- Participate in risk assessments and suggest appropriate ways of controlling risk.
- Raise OHS issues and concerns with designated persons according to organisation and legislative requirements.