Construction Safety Passport

NZQA Unit Standard 497

Cost

$150 + GST per person

Duration

4 hours (1/2 day)

Unit Standard

497 - Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements

Purpose

This course is designed to demonstrate the learner's knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements.

The Construction Safety Passport course covers NZQA Unit Standard 497.

What is the Construction Safety Passport?

Employers must be aware of the rights and responsibilities of workers concerning health and safety. The unit standard covering this course will help you learn about safety awareness in the workplace, which is a key pillar of success for any business organisation.

At first glance, it may seem like the only thing that workers have to worry about is their paycheck. However, they also need to be worried about safety in the workplace if there is any chance of an accident happening or a hazard being present nearby and causing injury. Thankfully though, employees can get comprehensive training about workplace health and safety through courses such as the Construction Safety Passport.

With this, employers can cultivate a health and safety culture where everyone involved is conscious about the health, safety, and well-being of their colleagues.

People with this unit standard 497 are able to identify and describe the legislative rights and responsibilities for workplace health, safety, hazards identification techniques.

Who should get a safety passport?

  • Individuals who want to demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements
  • Individuals who want to gain insight about their rights under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015

Topics covered in this training

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • identify and describe legislative rights and responsibilities for workplace health and safety
  • describe the systems approach to workplace health and safety
  • explain how risks and hazards are defined in the HSWA.

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