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OHSE15A – Duty of Care for General Staff

Module Purpose

To provide the Participant with an understanding of the duty of care under the relevant legislation and common law as pertaining to general staff.

Relationship to competency standards

None specific.

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this training, the Participant will be able to -

  •   Be aware of how the relevant legislative Acts affect their responsibilities with   
      respect to their duty of care in the workplace.
  •   Be aware of the various controlling factors.
  •   Understand the levels of responsibility of duty of care.

Assessment method

Can be either discussion or multiple choice/short answers as required.



Special requirements

Can be 'customised' to suit the level of staff involved.


Module duration

1 hour

Max. Class size

10 participants

Key Benefits

·         Increased awareness of the employee’s role and responsibility with respect to their duty of care.

·         Increase the employee’s awareness of their legislative obligations with regard to their duty of care.

·         Sessions can be delivered at your workplace or at our training facility.


$250.00 for a group session conducted at your workplace. «

Note: Supervising staff and managers who need to have a greater understanding of their roles and responsibilities under their duty of care as well as a deeper understanding of the relevant legislation should attend module OHSE15B.

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