Work Health and Safety

Centroc WHS & Risk Management Team

The WHS & Risk Management Team facilitates the continual improvement of WHS Management for member councils. The WHS & Risk Management team meet quarterly to address issues common to all members. The team members undertake annual Peer Audit reviews to assist all member councils in maintaining and improving their WHS management systems, discuss legislation and to hear regular updates from WorkCover, StateWide and StateCover. A number of projects have been recently implemented and/or completed:

The WHS Risk Management Group is sponsored by Mr Paul Devery, General Manager of Cowra Shire Council.

For more information on the WHS Risk Management team or if you are interested in making a presentation at the next meeting contact Carolyn Griffin.

WHS and Compliance Courses

WHS and Compliance training refers to all legislated training and includes those courses that require a WorkCover ticket. Several Training Providers are available to deliver this training.

Please contact Carolyn Griffin on 02 6331 9246 for course enquiries & enrolments.

Examples of courses include:
• Bonded Asbestos Awareness
• Bonded Asbestos for Supervisors
• Work Safely in the Construction Industry
• Chainsaw Training (Level 1 & 2)
• ChemUse Card (AQF3)
• Confined Spaces (2 days initial)
• Confined Spaces (3 days initial)
• Confined Spaces (refresher)
• Senior First Aid
• Manual Handling
• Elevated Work Platform
• Explosive Power Tools
• Safe Work Near Powerlines
• Gravesite Safety
• Test & Tag
• Telstra Cable Location
• Fire Warden Training
• Transporting Dangerous Goods