Commonwealth Work Health and Safety Entry Permit Holders

This course will provide an overview of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and broadly outlines the range of powers entry permit holders have in accordance with the Fair Work Act 2009.

Course Category

Work Health and Safety

Intended Audience

Organisers and Campaigners

Delivery Mode

Online

Duration

1 day


About This Course

This course provides an overview of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and broadly outlines the range of powers entry permit holders have in accordance with the Fair Work Act 2009. Upon course completion you will be able to apply for an entry permit under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Cwth).


Course Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants should be able to: 

 

  • Outline the requirements for obtaining and maintaining a WHS entry permit 
  • Describe the circumstances under which a WHS-EPH can enter a workplace 
  • Explain the rights and obligations of a WHS-EPH when entering and while present at the workplace 
  • Explain the role of the regulator when right of entry is disputed 
  • Outline the requirements of an issue resolution procedure 
  • Explain the role of relevant parties in the issue resolution procedure 
  • Explain the consultation duties of PCBUs 
  • Describe the role of consultation in risk management 

Course Content

Introduction to the Work Health and Safety Act 2011

Objects of the act 

Duties and rights of employers and employees 

Powers of HSRs 

 

Consultation and risk management

Hierarchy of control 

WHS right of entry to consult and advise relevant workers on WHS matters 

Issue resolution 

 

Comparison ROE rights

Right of entry for permit holders under industrial relations and WHS law – similarities and differences 

WHS right of entry to inquire into suspected contraventions of the WHS Act 


Delivery Style

This course combines presentations from our expert facilitators along with discussion and group work to enable practical application to the workplace. 


Pre-requisites

Federal Right of Entry Permit


Course Cost

$220


Credly Badge

Course Enrolment


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14 March | 9:00am to 5:00pm

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11 – 12 June | 1:00pm to 5:00pm

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