At the heart of the Work Health and Safety (or WHS) legislation is the ‘duty of care’ which means that we all have to take reasonable care to make sure our actions (the things we do) or our inactions (the things we don’t do) do not negatively Dangerous Goods Australian Standards impact others or cause them harm.
Under the legislation, the term ‘person conducting a business or undertaking’ or ‘PCBU’ is a more comprehensive term than ‘employer’. The PCBU has a responsibility to manage the risks from all dangerous goods and hazardous materials in the workplace. This includes providing instruction, training and information. The term ‘worker’ refers to anyone carrying out work for a PCBU. As a worker, you must follow all workplace procedures to protect yourself and others from dangerous goods and hazardous substances. There are a range of additional specific laws, regulations and codes of practice that apply to dangerous goods or hazardous substances in the workplace. Go to our Resources page to find out more.
We currently offer two introductory Dangerous Goods & Hazardous Substances courses including:
Our range of convenient course delivery methods means we can provide these courses to your workers how and when you want to!
Go to our Courses page to find out more.