CPCCBC4002 Manage work health and safety in the building and construction workplace
1 Assess workplace risk.
2 Establish and implement safety plans.
3 Monitor workplace safety.
This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to inspect workplaces for hazards and conduct work health and safety (WHS) risk analyses. It includes the development and implementation of appropriate responses to mitigate risks to meet government legislation and regulations.
This unit of competency applies to builders, site managers and forepersons who are responsible for the management of risk in building and construction workplaces.
This unit of competency is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.
Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.
Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this unit of competency in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.