The University of Wollongong is committed to providing appropriate training to ensure employee, students, contractors and visitors have the skills and knowledge necessary to fulfil their WHS obligations. There are 3 categories of WHS training:
- Generic WHS Training - skills and knowledge which is commonly required, for example induction training, WHS risk management training, evacuation procedures.
- Risk Specific WHS Training – training required for those persons conducting activities with a specific risk to health and safety or a verification activity, for example first aid training, biosafety, radiation safety training, hazardous substances training.
- Task Specific WHS Training - skills which are required depending on the specific hazards and risk, for example local process, operating equipment & plant.
Information on WHS training courses is located on the PODs Staff Development Calendar (Intranet).