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Course overview

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain a safe workplace in  accordance with regulations. 

It includes planning and implementing safety requirements; informing and training personnel on work  health safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (WHS) legislation, codes and standards; and  establishing and maintaining procedures for assessing and controlling safety risks. It also includes  monitoring, adjusting and reporting safety performance, and evaluating the WHS/WHS system and  related policies, procedures and programs. 

Work involves discretion and judgement in developing and maintaining a safe workplace. 

Work is performed under minimum supervision with general guidance on progress and outcomes of  work. 

Work generally involves responsibility for resource coordination and allocation, and provides leadership  of others individually or in teams. 

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication. 

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Note: The syllabus of this course meets and exceeds the requirements of the following units of competency:
TLIF4014A Develop and maintain a safe workplace which is a requirement of the Diploma of Water Industry Operations NWP50118.