Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
This unit is an accredited training resource consistent with the Nationally Recognised Training requirements for Vocational Education and Training (VET) and is ideal for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) in Australia. It consists of Learning Resource Material (instructional theory), an Assessment Workbook, and information about assessment mapping to the Performance Criteria, Knowledge Evidence, and Performance Evidence requirements of this accredited unit.
Our SITXWHS004 training product is available for purchase as a hardcopy (printed) book in both Learner Guide and Trainer/Assessor Guide variants. This unit is available for enrolment and online training/assessment via Catapult LMS (Learning Management System). NOTE: If you are a training provider, please do your own validation, in accordance with your Training and Assessment Strategy (TAS).
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Unit information about the SITXWHS004 training material in this resource
SITXWHS004 information from training.gov.au.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop, implement and sustain effective, professional and contemporary work health and safety (WHS) management practices. It requires the ability to establish and review systems, policies and procedures designed to ensure a safe workplace.
The unit applies to all tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors and to any small, medium or large organisation.
It applies to those senior managers who operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making a range of strategic management decisions.
This unit incorporates the requirement, under state and territory WHS legislation, for businesses to take a systematic approach to managing the safety of their workers and others in the workplace.
Unit mapping information
SITXWHS601 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.
Unit sector or competency field
Cross-Sector—Work health and safety
Prerequisite, co-requisite or interdependent assessment of units
Skills must be demonstrated in an operational tourism, travel, hospitality or events business operation for which a tailored WHS management system can be established and monitored. This can be:
an industry workplace
a simulated industry environment
Assessment must ensure access to:
computers, software programs, printers and communication technology used to administer the development of a WHS system
relevant state or territory WHS legislation
current plain English regulatory documents distributed by the local WHS government regulator
codes of practice and standards issued by regulatory authorities or industry groups
WHS information and business management manuals issued by industry associations or commercial publishers
current commercial policies and procedures, and hazard identification and risk assessment template documents
team for which the individual establishes WHS management practices; this can be:
teams in an industry workplace who are assisted by the individual during the assessment process; or
individuals who participate in role plays or simulated activities, set up for the purpose of assessment, in a simulated industry environment operated within a training organisation
Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations’ requirements for assessors.