Risk Management

Table of Contents

Duration : 3 hours

This course will explain the changes to Work Health and Safety legislation and the national harmonisation. Other topics to be covered include:

  • P C B U – what does that mean?
  • Volunteers and their role under the Act
  • Key changes relevant to the sector, and
  • Implementation – how and what does this mean to your organisation?

Work Health & Safety and Safe Home Visiting for Volunteers

Duration : 2 hours

This course is designed specifically for the voluntary sector and aims to provide volunteers with the skills necessary to ensure their own health and safety and that of others in the workplace whilst performing their voluntary duties. The course provides information on the following:

  • How the NSW Work Health and Safety Legislation applies to volunteers
  • The steps necessary in working safely while volunteering
  • The requirements for reporting information to their organisation
  • What to do in an emergency, and
  • Guidelines for Safe Home Visiting.

How to Undertake a Risk Assessment

Duration : 3 hours

Topics to be discussed include the following:

  • What are Risk Assessments?
  • How to make Risk Assessments easy and practical
  • Tools to undertake a Risk Assessment for your organisation, and
  • Risk Assessment – not just a Work Health & Safety tool, but also other applications to make your life easier.

Kitchen Health & Hygiene

Duration : 2 hours

This course is designed for volunteers who work in situations where they prepare and handle food in community kitchens. The course provides a basic overview of the following:

  • Safe food handling
  • Maintaining hygiene standards
  • Observation of work health and safety requirements in a kitchen environment, and
  • Update on standards 3.2.1, 3.2.2 & 3.3.1. of the Food Safety Programs and Food Safety Practices and
  • General Requirements.