Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) - TAFE Queensland Gold Coast

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Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S)

Occupational health and safety is about protecting the safety, health and welfare of people engaged in work or employment. It is Australian law to ensure every person has a safe workplace and is free from hazards.

While it essential that every employee adopts safe work practices, there are also many opportunities for people who have skills and qualifications in workplace safety.

TAFE Queensland Gold Coast OH&S courses educate you on workplace health and safety laws which can then be applied across all industries and sectors.

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What career opportunities are available:

TAFE Queensland Gold Coast arboriculture graduates are employed in the following roles:

  • OH&S Coordinator
  • Human Resources/ Return to Work Coodinator
  • Safety Advisor

Five reasons to study business with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast

  • TAFE Queensland Gold Coast OH&S courses have been developed with industry professionals, and provide students with the skills to successfully gain employment in this industry.
  • OH&S are essential to all workplaces, therefore there are many job opportunities in this industry.
  • You OH&S skills are an investment in your working career. These skills protect the safety of you and your workplace colleagues.
  • You will gain and understanding of the legal requirements to implement OH&S policies and procedures.
  • If you are the kind of person who likes to work outdoors and has a passion for nature than a TAFE Queensland Gold Coast Arboriculture course sounds like the right move for you.

Did you know

  • An Australian worker is seriously injured every 2-3 minutes
  • It is estimated that around 7000 deaths each year are related to work-related diseases. This is four times the annual national road toll