Commonwealth Work Health and Safety Entry Permit Holder

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.

Category

Work Health and Safety

Intended Audience

Organisers and Campaigners

Delivery Mode

Online

Duration

1 day

Cost

$220

About

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).

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 

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. 

Prerequisite

Federal Right of Entry Permit

Credly Badge

Course Enrolment


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31 July | 9:00am to 5:00pm

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17 October | 9:00am to 5:00pm

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