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AlertForce Launches New OHS Harmonisation Training
Australia’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) training company, AlertForce, has recently launched online training that teaches participants about the new additions brought on by the OHS Harmonisation Work Health and Safety Act (WHS).
By: Brendan Torazzi
With the advent of the new OHS laws, company officers can potentially face serious civil and criminal penalties in the event that they breach OHS requirements. Penalties under the WHS Act can potentially cost the business $3 million for ‘Reckless Conduct’ and $600,000 coupled with five years of incarceration for individuals considered to be a Person Conducting Business or Undertaking (PCBU).
AlertForce’s OHS Harmonisation training (http://alertforce.com.au/
The Officer OHS Harmonisation course covers:
- Legislative Framework under the new Work Health and Safety Act
- Duties of Care
- Compliance and Due Diligence Requirements
- Evidence Certification
Successful participants in the accredited course will be considered legally competent under the government audited guidelines. In the event that a participant faces prosecution it will be up to the regulator or prosecutor to prove guilt by evaluating the steps taken and the effectiveness of the participants’
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AlertForce specialises in delivering fast, competency-based OHS training through interactive short online courses to mitigate risk and health and safety hazards in Australian workplaces.