Construction Induction Manual 22MAR16

About this manual This manual covers the mandatory Work Health and Safety training required prior to undertaking construction work, providing a worker with personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others.

This includes:

EMERGENCY RESPONSE

HAZARDS Identifying and reporting common construction hazards.

PPE Selecting and fitting common personal protective equipment.

RISK CONTROL Understanding basic risk control measures.

Identifying procedures for responding to incidents and emergencies.

Common abbreviations:

It covers the general construction induction training requirements of : • Part 1.1 Definitions and Part 6.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations • Division 11 of Part 3 of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 for Western Australia; and • Division 3 of Part 5.1 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 for Victoria

OHS -

O ccupational H ealth & S afety

WHS -

W ork H ealth & S afety or W orkplace H ealth & S afety

PCBU - P erson C onducting a B usiness or U ndertaking i.e. the business owner, the employer

HSR -

H ealth & S afety R epresentative

HSC -

H ealth & S afety C ommittee

PPE -

P ersonal P rotective E quipment

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