Apply WHS Requirements, Policies & Procedures in the Construction Industry

CPCCWHS2001 - Apply OHS Requirements, Policies and Procedures in the Construction Industry



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CPCCWHS2001 – Apply WHS Requirements, Policies and Procedures In The Construction Industry


This course covers the fundamental OHS necessary to undertake work tasks within any sector in the construction industry. It includes the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos, and compliance with legislated work safety practices. It does not cover removal of asbestos, which is a licensed activity.

Course Content:

  • Hazards in the work area are identified, assessed and reported to designated personnel.
  • Safety risks in the work area are identified, assessed and reported to designated personnel.
  • Safe work practices, duty of care requirements and safe work instructions are followed for controlling risks.
  • OHS, hazard, accident or incident reports are contributed to according to workplace procedures and Australian government and state or territory OHS legislation and relevant information.
  • Hazardous materials on a work site are correctly identified and, if appropriate, handled and used according to company and legislated procedures.
  • Measures for controlling risks and construction hazards are applied effectively and immediately.
  • Hazardous materials that have safety implications for self and other workers are secured immediately they are identified, using appropriate signs and symbols.
  • Asbestos-containing materials are identified on a work site and reported to designated personnel.
  • Correct personal protective equipment and clothing for each area of construction work are identified, worn, correctly fitted, used and stored according to enterprise procedures.
  • Selection of tools, equipment and materials, and organization of tasks are performed in conjunction with other personnel on site and in accordance with enterprise procedures.
  • Required barricades and signage are determined and erected at the appropriate site location.
  • Material safety data sheets (MSDS), and job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements relevant to the work to be carried out are identified and applied.
  • Tasks are performed in a manner that is safe for operators, other personnel and the general community in accordance with legislative requirements, and enterprise policies and procedures.
  • Plant and equipment guards are used in accordance with manufacturer specifications, work site regulations and Australian standards where applicable.
  • Procedures and relevant authorities for reporting hazards, incidents and injuries are used.
  • Prohibited tools and equipment in areas with identified asbestos are recognised and not used.
  • Work site safety signs and symbols are identified and followed.
  • Work site area is cleared and maintained to prevent and protect self and others from incidents and accidents and to meet environmental requirements.
  • Designated personnel are identified in the event of an emergency for communication purposes.
  • Safe workplace procedures for dealing with accidents, various types of fire and other emergencies are followed, including identification or use, if appropriate, of fire equipment within scope of responsibilities.
  • Emergency response and evacuation procedures are known, practised and carried out effectively when required.
  • Emergency first aid treatment of minor injuries is carried out correctly and details of any treatment administered are reported accurately to designated personnel as soon as possible.


  • Ability to read, write and understand English
  • Present photo I.D. on arrival
  • Complete a ‘Fitness to Complete Training’ form. The student is required to declare any medical issue that may exclude them from full participation
  • Wear steel cap shoes/boots and remove all jewellery prior to commencement


1 day


On successful completion of this course, students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for:

CPCCWHS2001 – Apply WHS Requirements, Policies and Procedures In The Construction Industry

There will be additional charges if hard copies of certificates are requested.

The Unique Student Identifier (USI) must be supplied and verified prior to issuance.


Group bookings/Onsite training available at your site or ours. Please contact our office at 1800 352 335 or email for pricing and site requirements.

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