Safety, Health and Injury Management and Wellbeing

Online Due Diligence

Our role is to develop and assist in the implementation of the UWA safety, health and wellbeing programs in order to minimise the risk of injury, illness and property damage.

We provide consultancy and other services to promote best practice and legislative compliance in all University and related activities.

Further Information

UWA Safety and Health on
(+61 8) 6488 3938 or email to [email protected]

This course is for Officers of the University of Western Australia, or other personnel, who wish to know their role and responsibilities with respect to Work Health and Safety. It is compulsory for Executives and Senior Management, and participation is monitored as part of the University’s safety objectives and targets reporting

It is designed to provide Officers with information on their proactive duty of 'due diligence' and how to exercise this duty at UWA, and is not intended to replace the formal Work Health and Safety Training. There is a quiz to complete at the end of the unit.

Learning Outcomes

  • Know the current state of Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation and the key changes
  • Understand the terms 'Officer' and 'due diligence' with respect to WHS
  • Actions required to demonstrate 'due diligence'
  • Awareness of the Officers role in the University's commitment to Work Health and Safety (Policy)


Online unit enrolment

  1. Use Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari web browser
  2. Go to Blackboard and log on
  3. Click on the Units tab
  4. Enter Due Diligence in the search box
  5. Hover over unit title and click on the chevron (down arrow) to self-enrol

Should you require more information or if you experience difficulty go to UWA Learning Management System (LMS)

Please work through the module and complete the quiz. You can then obtain your certificate of completion.