WHS Awareness and Risk Management

The WHS Awareness and Risk Management course is designed to provide participants with an introduction to understanding WHS legislation and how to comply with the various obligations to assist in successfully managing WHS risks present in the workplace.It covers the role of health and safety reps and committees as well as the principles of risk management. Delivered by  trainers with knowledge and experience in a wide range of industries.

WHS Awareness and Risk Management Public Course Dates

28/05/2021 09:00 - 16:00 Wollongong $330.00 per person Register

WHS Awareness and Risk Management Course Outline

  • WHS Legislation Overview
  • WHS Duty Holders and their Responsibilities
    • PCBU
    • Worker
    • Others
    • Officers
  • What is Reasonably Practicable
  • Due Diligence
  • Role of Health & Safety Committees
  • Consultation arrangements
  • Penalties
  • Notifiable incidents - Serious injury or Illness/Dangerous Incident
  • Reporting Procedure for WHS issues
    • Flow Chart Activity
    • Role of the Manager/HSR/HSC
  • Components of a WHS Management System
  • WHS Programs
  • Training, Competency & Supervision of Workers
  • Injury Management Overview & Workers Compensation Update
  • Emergency Preparedness Essentials
  • Risk Management Principals including:
    • Hazard Identification in the workplace
    • Using Different Risk Assessment Matrices
    • Workplace Inspections
    • Agreeing on Time Frames for Action
    • Applying the Hierarchy of Control


Course fee includes course materials, refreshments, morning tea and lunch.  Free off street parking is available.


Training is delivered face to face and participants will be involved in referencing the legislation, discussing workplace examples as relevant and using tools such as workplace inspection checklists and risk matrices. Opportunities for questions and answers are provided throughout the session as required.

Award and Recognition

Successful participants will be awarded with a Certificate of Attendance.