IMPORTANT NOTICE

WorkPro is hosted within the Microsoft Azure data centre in Victoria. From time to time, underlying problems in the Azure infrastructure can have an impact on the WorkPro system. Azure is reporting to WorkPro that there is an intermittent issue with the underlying database that serves WorkPro. They are currently working with the WorkPro Platform Team to resolve the issue.

HUMAN SERVICES

HUMAN SERVICES

This module is designed to provide those specialists working in a broad range of ‘Human Services’ sector roles with a relevant work health and safety module to make them aware of the inherent risks and hazards specific to their environment and how to manage those risks.

The topics covered include:

  • Common Workplace Hazards as a Human Services worker
  • Emergency Management
  • Manual Handling
  • Infection Control, including hand washing and gloves
  • Cleaning blood and other bodily fluids
  • Dealing with Aggressive Behaviours and Occupational Violence Plans
  • Working Alone
  • Discrimination, harassment and bullying
  • Workplace stress, including a definition, common causes, how to identify and manage workplace stress and some helpful tips.