This unit (CUAPPR515) describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and respond effectively to broad and specific safety requirements in a professional practice.It involves determining work health and safety (WHS) requirements, identifying hazards, managing risks, and monitoring and enhancing safety of the practice. The unit applies to those who are sole practitioners or working in collaborative teams across all sectors and areas of expertise, who are responsible for managing safety. The practitioner applies a self-directed approach to ensuring safety. The unit could apply to a range of internal and external work environments, including workshops, studios, offices, field locations and performance venues. The unit does not apply to individuals employed by organisations to manage the safety of a practice.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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