As a young person, you are more vulnerable to risks in the workplace. This section contains individual online information sessions that address work health and safety specific topics that will help you stay safe at work. Learn how to identify hazards relating to your industry and how to safeguard yourself from harm.
Choose any topic that is of interest to you or take them all to build up your knowledge of the specific hazards that may affect you at work. After passing a short quiz at the end of each session, you will receive a Certificate of Completion certificate.
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Working safely in the sun and heat for Outdoor workers
Did you know outdoor workers are at high risk of heat stroke, skin and eye damage and skin cancer, even on cloudy days?
Explore this session if you spend time working outdoors and learn how to recognise hazards for UV and heat, how to be SunSmart and how to protect yourself from harm.
Timing: Estimated learning time — 25 to 30 minutes
Some household products such as batteries, aerosols and paints are classified as dangerous goods.
Find out what they are and how to dispose of them safely.
Timing: Estimated learning time – 8 to 10 minutes.
Workplace bullying creates a risk to health and safety. It can occur in person, through emails, texts, social media posts and letters. Cyberbullying is when bullying occurs online or digitally.
Learn to recognise the bullying behaviours at the workplace, where to seek help and how to protect yourself from harm.
Timing: Estimated learning time – 10 to 15 minutes.
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