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Work Health and Safety for Medical Officers


Welcome to the eLearning module Work, Health and Safety for Medical Officers.

This module outlines responsibilities covered by Work Health and Safety legislation.

This module is part of Medical Officers Mandatory Training Learning Pathway.

A certificate is issued on completion.


  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of the Medical Officer for WHS
  • Recognise, manage and reduce risks through risk management processes
  • Define your responsibility for reporting incidents relating to WHS
  • Distinguish elements of hazardous manual tasks in your role as a Medical Officer


This course is designed for all Senior Medical Officers and Junior Medical Officers and may qualify for up to 0.6 hrs of Continuous Professional Development.