Course Description

Be a WHS Leader in the workplace.  Are you 100% certain you understand your responsibilities in your WHS Officer role? Are you a WHS Officer looking for a refresher to keep your information up to date? Do you have questions you’d like to ask our WHS expert?  Avoid large fines by understanding your roles and responsibilities!

Under the new WHS Act the role of the WHS Officer has changed significantly. They are no longer appointed but are defined by their role to make or participate in decisions that affect the business. There is no opting out or delegation of the role of the Officer and penalties for non-compliance have been altered significantly.

This 3-3.5 hour interactive workshop will provide up to date information and an opportunity to ask specific questions. It includes practical and easy to use checklists and templates.

Cost & Inclusions


$199 inc GST

  • highly skilled facilitators with extensive experience
  • all learning materials
  • Certificate of Attendance



What do You Believe are the Leadership Keys to Good Safety Management?

Healthy companies need healthy happy workers. It’s better to act and react – control hazards proactively in the workplace. Safety is 24/7 and as a WHS Officer in the workplace, it’s your responsibility to show leadership in these areas.

This session explores your legislative duty as well as the responsibilities of the PCBU and others.

Methods of showing and verifying due diligence will be workshopped.

For in-house/group bookings the course can be delivered at a client’s premises.

Course Content

This workshop will cover:

  • How the role of the Officer is defined by the WHS Act and who it applies to
  • The role of the Officer and the responsibilities and duties required for compliance
  • Specific WHS information that officers may require for their roles
  • WHS legislative framework
  • Legislative update
  • Keeping everyone informed and participating
  • Learn from mistakes – ours and others
  • Compliance gap analysis
  • Strategies to address and embed compliance gaps
  • How to verify you are exercising due diligence

Location & Dates

Course Details and Schedule
  • No courses are currently scheduled. Please see below to register your interest.

Career Outcomes

Participants will gain a clear understanding of their responsibilities as a WHS Officer and leader in the workplace.

Participants will take away a clear breakdown of current WHS legislation and the impact of this legislation in the workplace. Key roles and responsibilities of Officer are explained and tools provided to manage WHS processes.

Opportunities will be available throughout the workshop to ask specific questions of the WHS Specialist Facilitator.

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