Occupational Health & Safety Legal Liability2.5 CPD
Occupational health and safety (OHS) is a critical legal and business concern. Failing to comply with these requirements has the potential to cause both personal and financial disaster. OHS also has an impact on productivity, absenteeism, the reputation of the organisation and profitability. Given the importance of OHS, this short course provides an overview of the relevant overarching legal framework as well as the rationale for legal compliance. Through an examination of the relevant legislation, this course emphasises the key principles and core skills that are needed to promote OHS compliance.
This course will also examine the importance of OHS policies and indemnity agreements, while focusing on the duties of specific identified role players. Ultimately, this course will emphasise the importance and the procedure of monitoring and evaluating OHS compliance.
Once you have completed this course you will be able to:
- identify the moral and legal rationale for effective health and safety.
- understand the relevant legislation.
- compare the specific duties of identified role-players, such as employees and contractors.
- understand the contents and purposes of OHS policies, indemnity agreements and compliance monitoring.
Who Should Register
- Key Individual