Work Health and Safety

Work Health and Safety

Your RPL Guide for the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

0 Comments   Posted: 26/05/15   by Luke Imbong

    Your RPL Guide to the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

     Cert IV WHS and the RPL Process One of the most common questions we get asked at Inspire Education from new and existing safety professionals is “Can I get recognition of prior learning for my experience and previous training in safety and apply it to the Cert IV WHS?”. If you have work experience relevant Read the full post

    Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety: FAQ

    0 Comments   Posted: 06/05/15   by Luke Imbong

      Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions for the Cert IV WHS Can I apply for RPL? Should I take the face to face or online course? And how will this help me in my job? These are only a few examples of the common questions we receive almost everyday about the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety Read the full post

      The Top 5 Training Courses for Safety Officers and Professionals

      0 Comments   Posted: 26/03/15   by Luke Imbong

        The Top 5 Training Courses for Safety Officers and Professionals

        Looking for a career in safety? Occupational health and safety is a major concern for Australian employers and employees alike. After all,  you wouldn’t want to go home with a missing limb and a hefty fine. Safety Officers prevent that from happening in mining sites, construction areas, city offices and everything in between. How do Read the full post

        The Top 3 Career Reasons Australians Study Work Health and Safety

        2 Comments   Posted: 25/03/15   by Luke Imbong

          The Top 3 Career Reasons Australians Study Work Health and Safety

          Where can the Cert IV WHS take your career? If you’re looking at completing a Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety, no doubt you’re planning to start a new career, advance your current one, or enhance your ability to do your job, right? The Cert IV WHS is one of the most popular vocational Read the full post

          How to Become a Construction Safety Officer

          0 Comments   Posted: 23/03/15   by Luke Imbong

            How to Start a Construction Safety Officer Career

            Work Health and Safety Careers in Construction Occupational health is a big issue in workplaces across Australia. Workplace injuries and fatalities are incredibly demoralising for workers, leading to reduced productivity. They are also a huge expense for individual organisations and the Australian economy overall. Construction sites are dangerous places to work and construction is one Read the full post

            Work Health and Safety Career Guide

            4 Comments   Posted: 31/10/14   by William Cowie

              What is a Health and Safety Professional? A work health and safety professional is a person trained in Work Health and Safety (WHS) practices and regulations. They design, develop, implement and analyse WHS programs. WHS professionals ensure safe and healthy working conditions in workplaces, assist injured staff through the compensation and rehabilitation process or workers Read the full post

              WHS Issues: Gender Discrimination and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

              0 Comments   Posted: 24/09/13   by Inspire Media

                Gender Discrimination and Sexual Harrassment in the Workplace

                Gender discrimination and sexual harassment are two serious issues that can be an insidious poison in a workplace. Apart from legal consequences (which can be serious for the employees involved, as well as their employer), sexual harassment and gender discrimination can also cause significant long term harm to the victim and have wider social impacts. Read the full post

                Why do miners need the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety?

                0 Comments   Posted: 19/09/13   by Inspire Media

                  Why do miners need the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety?

                  Course link: Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety Miners work in dangerous environments where one mistake can cost someone their life. Mining is by no means an easy job. While miners are generally well compensated in Australia, some would argue the health risks and danger involved in their work justify an ever higher wage. Read the full post

                  How to Create an Effective Safety Incentive Program in Your Workplace

                  2 Comments   Posted: 26/06/13   by Inspire Media

                    How to Create an Effective Safety Incentive Program in Your Workplace

                    By William Cowie Safety incentive programs are contentious tools in the world of work health and safety. They have the potential to be seriously detrimental to workplace health and safety if poorly planned and implemented. If done well, they can be a key component of a long-term health and safety culture. We’ve previously explored the Read the full post

                    Safety incentive programs – Genius or disaster?

                    0 Comments   Posted: 26/06/13   by Inspire Media

                      Safety incentive programs – genius or disaster?

                      By William Cowie Effective safety programs have serious ROI potential for your workplace. The Liberty Mutual Institute for Safety claims that for every $1 spent on workplace health and safety, they save at least $3. A poll of financial decision makers (chief financial officers, controllers, vice presidents and directors of finance) found that perceptions of Read the full post

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