Green handprint

Work Health and Safety (WHS) Awareness and Duty of Care (inc manual handling)

This course equips all staff to prevent workplace health and safety issues, ensuring a safer workplace.

4.4 (1,552 ratings) 8,547 learners

What you'll learn

  • WHS Legislation Basics
  • Fostering Safe Environments
  • Hazard Identification
  • Risk Mitigation Strategies
  • Incidence Response
  • Legal Compliance
  • General Manual Handling
  • Safe Lifting Strategies

Why choose this course?

In the support sector, prioritising safety and well-being is fundamental, as it directly influences the quality of support you provide to both employees and clients. This course is essential for all staff at your organisation, including frontline workers and those in head office or support roles.

This course equips your team with the knowledge and skills needed to identify, address, and prevent Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) hazards, risks, and incidents. By selecting this training, you're ensuring a safer, more secure future for your organisation and the people it serves.

What does the course cover?

This course empowers learners to actively participate in creating a safer work environment and underscores their essential role in workplace safety. The key content areas covered include:

  • Understanding the Workplace Health and Safety Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Act, which explains the laws that ensure workplace safety.
  • Creating a culture of safety and well-being in your team, no matter where they work in the company.
  • Building skills to identify and deal with workplace safety hazards, making the workplace safer.
  • Knowing how to respond when workplace safety incidents occur, keeping everyone safe and following the law.
  • Learning injury prevention principles, including safe manual handling techniques and understanding back care anatomy.

This course is essential for:

  • This course offers essential knowledge suitable for a wide range of industries and sectors.


60 minutes

Refresher schedule

Every 12 months

100% online course
Interactive activities
Voice over
Video and/or animation
Certificate of completion
Aligned to NDIS Practice Standards
Access available for 12 months from purchase

Training 25 or more people?
We have flexible learning options, on our LMS or yours. Contact us to discuss hosting options, cost effective licences and additional discounts for your organisation.

Price: $49.50 Inc. GST
Buy 2 or more seats for $47.85 each inc. GST
Buy 11 or more seats for $46.20 each inc. GST

Are you buying this course for someone else? Click here for Multiple purchase options.