Course Details

Creating and Managing a Safe Workplace

Key topics covered:

This course will explain why its important for all team members to know, understand and manage WHS requirements around harassment, bullying, drugs and alcohol.

Designed for team members and leaders in the civil infrastructure industry, it provides the practical information required to manage people from a WHS perspective.

The content will include:

  • What is a safe workplace?
  • The law, and how it impacts team members, supervisors and the employer
  • The actions of your staff, and what this means for you
  • Impact of WHS issues on business: legal risks, unfair dismissal claims, cost blowouts, project delays, absences, turnover
  • Defining unacceptable behaviour
  •  Out of work behaviour and social media
  • How to manage a complaint, incident or accusation (Employer & employee obligations)
  • The role of your company policy and procedure.
  • Investigations – implementing, communicating, rights and obligations
  • Investigations - Interviewing methods and documentation
  • Employment decisions & industrial relations
  •  Strategies to avoid issues
  •  Leading the team by setting the standard

Learning Outcomes:

This short course will equip teams with a toolkit of skills to manage harassment, bullying, drugs and alcohol in a civil construction environment.


Participants will gain a perspective of the importance of WHS being managed appropriately, with a practical focus being taken to ensure teams understand and can fulfill their obligations correctly.


Who Should Attend
Any Civil Construction team member with a responsibility to other staff, including Site Teams, Leading Hands, Supervisors, Project Managers, Contract Managers, Senior Managers, Leadership Teams, Executives and Business Owners.


4 Hours


CIM Member Price


Non Member Price


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