OHS Construction Induction



Work safely in the construction industry

Assessment Description

Written and oral questioning

Who should attend

All persons working on, or intending to work on construction sites. Participants must be 14 and over. Recommended that persons not working in the industry do a refresher after 2 years of inactivity.


Course Type

Short Course

Group Size

10 to 20

Course Aims

WorkCover Statement of Training issued on day of course & a WorkCover card issued directly to participant generally 3 weeks after course completion. Statement of Attainment in partial completion of CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction from the CPC08 Training Package.

Course Size

1 x 6 hours



Course Content

At least the following health & safety topics:

  • WHS responsibilities at the workplace
  • Outline of responsibilities of supervisors
  • Consultation at the workplace
  • Health & safety information at the workplace
  • Identifying safety signs
  • The function of work method statements
  • Principles of risk management
  • Reporting mechanisms for unsafe conditions & accidents/incidents
  • Role & function of health & safety committees
  • Emergencies & first-aid requirements
  • Workers compensation & injury management
  • Overview of common industry hazards including at least the following:
  • Manual handling; Hazardous substances; Noise; Operation of plant; UV radiation; HIV & blood borne infection; Electrical work; Working near traffic; Working at heights; Hazards associated with drugs & alcohol; Personal protective equipment