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Health and Safety

Hazard Identification

Course Aim
At the successful completion of this course a trainee will be able to: describe hazards that may harm workers, the work environment, and organisations; explain health and safety requirements for hazard control; describe hazard control methods; and identify hazards and apply risk assessment procedures.

Course Overview
Theory lessons covering the following:
  • Responsibilities of employers and employees under the HSW Act are identified and described.
  • Explain how hazards are defined in the HSW Act.
  • Describe hazards that may harm workers, the work environment, and organisations.
  • Explain health and safety requirements for hazard control.
  • Describe hazard control methods.
  • Identify hazards and apply risk assessment procedures.
  • The hierarchy of hazard management controls is described in terms of eliminating and minimising hazards.
Possible NZQA Unit Standard
17602 Apply hazard identification and risk assessment procedures in the workplace

Attendance Numbers    Minimum of 10, maximum of 15 per trainer
Course Duration   Approx 4 hours

Entry Criteria
Open.