20. August 2019 - 9:30 till 13:00
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Health and Safety Obligations for Small Business | John Wellard Community Centre | Tuesday, 20. August 2019

This workshop is an introduction to Workplace Health and Safety (WHS). Gain an understanding of the health and safety legal requirements applicable to all businesses, the impending WHS changes and how they affect you.



This WHS workshop will provide participants with details across the following areas:



Act – Duties


Regulations


Future WHS Act/ Regulations


Codes of Practice, Guidance Notes and Australian Standards


Definitions:



Hazard or risk


Employer / Self-Employed person / Person in Control of a business or Undertaking


Reasonably Practicable



Hazard identification


Risk assessment


Risk Control


Common workplace hazards and subsequent employer requirements under the Act:



Plant and Equipment


Hazardous Substances


Working at Height


Electrical


Consultation and Communication


PPE



Regulators/ Inspectors


Penalties and Breaches






Innovative Learning - Book quickly as numbers are strictly limited!



Expert Guidance From
Graeme Franklin
Graeme is a Safety Professional with well-developed risk management, assessment, investigation and communication skills. Actively involved in Occupational Safety and Health consulting, investigations and methodologies and the promotion of safe working cultures, with wide ranging experience in multiple industries, including construction, electrical, oil/gas, manufacturing, SMP, education and public facilities and waste water treatment industries.
Prior to commencing Safety Solutions WA in 2010, Graeme held safety positions within private companies, as well as being a WorkSafe Inspector and Police Detective.
The Safety Solutions WA team led by Graeme has a proven ability to effectively manage a high volume of work whilst under tight deadlines. The team have the ability to build close and successful relationships with a wide range of stakeholders to achieve a common goal in making workplaces safer.






This workshop is funded by the Small Business Development Corporation through its Business Local service. For free advice and guidance on starting and growing your business visit