INDUCTION PROCESS PROJECT
All organisations in Australia and New Zealand must follow the WHS and Environment laws and
regulations set by their State governments. This module highlights how everyone in the workplace
has a duty to do everything reasonably practicable to prevent both physical and psychological
It is essential that new organisational members receive adequate safety training during their
orientation to the workplace and understand how their organisations’ policies relate to their work
health & safety and to the environment. To improve the safety of organisational members in any
workplace, an awareness of the potential hazards that exist in their workplace is essential. Every
person can and must take appropriate precautions to reduce the risk of injury, and to report hazards
This course will provide learners with an understanding of the issues associated with the safety of
themselves and their colleagues, and will allow learners to develop techniques to reduce the risk of
accidents and injuries while at work.
All organisations are governed by policies and procedures that are unique to each institution. Not
only do they govern how work is to be carried out, but policies and procedures also act as a reference
point and provide best practice approaches for employees. They are often organised according to
categories such as General Compliance, Human Resources (HR) and Work Heath and Safety (WHS)
and should be regularly monitored and updated to ensure effectiveness.
This module defines policies and procedures and outlines their importance in the workplace. The
process of developing and implementing is discussed and common types of policies and procedures
are examined. The learner is given an overview of organisational governance according to policies
and procedures and is able to appreciate their significance in the workplace
Introduction – Why is...