The purpose of this module is to introduce participants to occupational health and safety
(OHS) and site induction requirements for ensuring the safety of themselves and others
while working in the construction industry.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:


CPCCOHS1001A - Work safely in the construction industry


Comply with workplace/organisational safety policies and procedures. - Communicate and work safely and effectively with others. - Identify the role and responsibilities of the workplace OHS committee. - Participate in and comply with industry and site induction requirements. - Complete a minimum of three risk assessments. - Complete a minimum of three SWMS for different tasks. - Complete one accident or incident report. - Recognise and follow emergency procedures from the range statement which must include an evacuation. Specific unit assessments are located in the learning and assessment plans within the School.

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