Managing the Risk of Falls – Australia

  • 4 Topics | 22m 59s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
Falls are one of the leading causes of serious workplace injuries and deaths in Australia. In this course, you'll learn about the types of jobs and tasks that can expose you and others to injury. You'll be introduced to the basic responsibilities of workers who are exposed to the risk of a fall, and to the requirements and responsibilities of employers or persons conducting businesses or undertakings (PCBUs) with regards to preventing falls in the workplace. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Advisian, the independent consulting arm of WorleyParsons. Please note, course materials and content are provided solely for informational purposes and were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. You should not rely on them or use them to form the basis for any opinion, decision, contract, commitment or action whatsoever, with respect to any proposed transaction or otherwise.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • recognise situations that have the potential to expose people to a risk of a fall
  • recognise basic worker responsibilities to manage the risk of falls
  • identify potential hazards in the workplace that should be inspected
  • recognise aspects to consider when conducting a fall hazard assessment
  • identify how to control the risk of falls

IN THIS COURSE

  • Situations with a Fall Risk
    3m
  • Legal Considerations and Worker Responsibilities
    3m
  • Assess the Risk of Falls
    5m
  • Control the Risk of Falls
    8m

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