Hazard Identification and Risk Management

This module has been developed under the Safety Leadership Program and is designed to assist leaders understand their obligations pertaining to physical hazard identification, risk assessment and reduction, and develop their ability to lead and engage others thereof.

Course Duration

5 hours

Who Should Attend

Core module under the Safety Leadership Program and is mandatory for permanent Western Power employees. Specifically, Team Coordinators, Field Supervisors, Team Leaders and Area Managers. May also be relevant to emerging leaders.


No pre-requisites

Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this course participants should be able to:

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a safety leader
  • Be able to identify hazards and assess associated risks
  • Understand the importance of reducing and controlling risk
  • Be able to apply the Western Power SHE risk management process methodologies and tools in work areas relevant to the participant

PPE/PPC & Equipment Requirements

PTS training room standards:

  • long-sleeved shirt and long pants
  • safety boots
  • high visibility vest
  • safety glasses
  • hard hat
  • A practical activity will be held in the training yard so will require correct PPE

Note: Power Training Services does not provide PPE, PPC and tools for training courses.


There are no formal assessments or written tests.


There is no certification.

If there are no classes currently available, please contact saftey.leadership.program@westernpower.com.au to request a booking.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.