OHS for Supervisors & Managers

Start Date Start - End Time Venue Places Taken
9/11/2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Learn Innov Bldg#17,Rm202 31 of 30 Waiting List

Duration: 3 hours

Coordinator: Mrs Kylie Middleton

Presenter: Mrs Fiona Coulthard

This course is mandatory for Supervisors and Managers (including both Professional Staff and Academic Staff) who supervise and/or manager staff and/or students. This course is applicable for HEW 8 and below Professional Staff Supervisors and Managers (and equivalent level Academic Staff). Note: Senior Managers (e.g. HEW 9 and 10 and above) should refer to the OHS for Senior Managers training course.

The aim of this course is to provide supervisors and managers with the tools necessary to meet their OHS obligations under the Work Health and Safety Act, and the UQ PPL 2.10.04 Staff Responsibilities for Occupational Health and Safety.

This course will enable participants to:

1.  Undertake effective Occupational Health and Safety measures to ensure compliance with the Work Health and Safety Act and related legislative requirements
2.  Understand the impact of incidents on themselves, their research and the University
3.  Manage Occupational Health and Safety in their local areas, by implementing the principles of Risk Management, supervision and training
4.  Understand the principles of Risk Management and how to perform risk assessments
5.  Understand the University safety network and how it can be used for the communication of safety issues.