This is a five (5) day minimum 35 hours face to face Workplace Health and Safety course, incorporating the role and powers of Health and Safety Representatives with the skills required to meet the requirements of the WHS Act for elected Health and Safety Representatives. Requirements for the Health and Safety Representative (HSR) course are set out in the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011.
This training course will enable new and current Safety Committee Members to identify and implement the legislative functions of the Committee, and will provide them with the skills and understanding to contribute to improved health and safety performance in their workplace through effective Committee participation.
Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:
- Interpret the Committee’s legal obligations, roles and responsibilities
- Establish an effective Health and Safety Committee
- Understand the practicably apply the functions of a Health and Safety Committee
- Understand and develop terms of reference for the Committee
- Apply the principles of effective safety performance and Risk Management
- Improve practical consultation and communication skills
- Contribute to improving the safety culture in a workplace
All our trainers are qualified and experienced and have worked across many industry sectors. Our trainers use relevant case studies to bring both a problem-oriented and solution-oriented way of thinking to workplace training and assists in relating theory into the workplace.
HSRs must be elected within their organisation.
Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance.