SHBXWHS002- Provide a safe work environment

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop, implement and sustain effective work health and safety management practices for a personal services business. It requires the ability to establish and review systems, policies and procedures designed to ensure a safe workplace.

This unit applies to all single or multiple outlet businesses providing beauty treatments and hairdressing or barbering services. It applies to senior managers and small business owners who operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making strategic business management and operational decisions.

This unit incorporates the requirement, under state or territory Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) or Work Health and Safety (WHS) law, for businesses to take a systematic approach for managing the safety of their workers and others in the workplace.

No occupational licensing, certification or other legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.