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Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (white card)
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Course Service ID 1362
Funded Hours 6
CITB Subsidised Amount $80
Competency Standard CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
Prerequisites Ability to use and understand basic English
Learning Outcomes

1. Identify health and safety legislative requirements of construction work.

2. Identify construction hazards and risk control measures.

3. Identify health and safety communication and reporting processes.

4. Identify incident and emergency response procedures.

Course Objectives

This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work. The unit requires the person to demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others. It covers identifying and orally reporting common construction hazards, understanding basic risk control measures, and identifying procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies. It also covers correctly selecting and fitting common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work.

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