Work Health and Safety

Learning and Development

 The Work Health and Safety Handbook is a useful resource.

Work Health and Safety (WHS) have developed induction and health and safety courses specific to the requirements of the University and in compliance with WHS legislation.

Staff, students and volunteers with MyLO access are guided through a WHS training needs analysis process and are able to select and access the courses they require for their specific study or responsibility.

Courses available include:


This course provides information to all persons deemed to be Officers under the WHS Act 2012 and according to the University's Work Health and Safety Policy.  At the completion of this course, participants are asked to select "yes" to verify that they understand the role of an Officer.


This course has been designed specifically for academic and professional staff. The course content refers to 'workers' who are defined under S 28 of the WHS Act 2012 and includes employees, volunteers, contractors and students gaining work experience.

Please note there is another course designed especially for volunteers.

Associate Director/Manager/Supervisor

This course has been developed specifically for staff who have a supervisory role at the University.

Other courses available are:

  • Post Graduate WHS Information
  • Student Safety Information
  • Volunteer Safety Information
  • How to Manage Work Health and Safety Risks
  • Managing Risks of Hazardous Chemicals in the Workplace
  • Student Safety Induction (OnGuard)
  • Field Activities(FieldTeq)

Further training information:

The Work Health and Safety Training and Events Calendar provides information on upcoming training available either in-house or externally.