Workplace Learning

Safety Information & Emergency Procedures

When you are in the workplace, you must:

  • Show you are willing to learn and participate fully.
  • Understand your role, rights and responsibilities in regards to Work, Health and Safety (WHS). The Workplace Preparation Program can help you with this.
  • Take reasonable care for your own safety and the safety of others.
  • Participate in any induction process.
  • Follow instructions and act in a safe and responsible manner at all times.
  • Wear any Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that is required.
  • Ask for instruction and training on equipment or for activities you are unfamiliar with.

If you are injured in the workplace

  • Seek first aid or medical help immediately.
  • Tell your supervisor or the closest person in charge.
  • Ask your employer to contact the College to let them know.
  • If outside of school hours, use your emergency contacts.
  • Contribute to any incident or accident reporting.

Dealing with issues & concerns

If you experience anything that makes you feel unsafe or uncomfortable, you should:

  • Speak up. Tell your supervisor or someone else in the workplace who can help.
  • Make contact with the College if the issue isn’t resolved.

If someone is behaving inappropriately toward you, you should:

  • Ask them to stop immediately.
  • Tell your supervisor or someone else in the workplace who can help, as soon as possible.
  • Inform the College immediately.
  • Contact your parent/caregiver if required.

Adapted from the Workplace Learning Safety and Emergency Procedures Student Contact Card (Department of Education NSW Government)