This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify work health and safety (WHS) issues, assess workplaces for compliance/non-compliance, advise on control measures and report on compliance activities. This includes acting to minimise risks to workers, the public and/or the work environment and recording outcomes of compliance activities.
This unit applies to individuals working independently to inspect and evaluate workplaces for compliance with their jurisdictional requirements.
The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
Authorisation under jurisdictional legislation is a requirement to act in WHS regulatory roles at time of publication.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative or certificate requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.