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Health and Safety Representative (HSR)

Course Information

A Health and Safety Representative (HSR) is a person who has been elected to represent a workgroup within an organisation. The HSR will monitor safety measures, investigate complaints and inquire into risk to the Health and Safety of relevant workers. There are additional powers that a HSR can exercise upon receiving the 5 day training course:

  1. Direct unsafe work to cease when necessary.
  2. Issuing of provisional improvement notice when necessary.

Participants will be trained to meet the requirement of the WHS legislation and become equipped to perform an active and competent role as a HSR in the workplace. This is a 5-day training which is offered either 1 day per week for 5 weeks in total or 5 consecutive days. We can offer this course on-site if required.
We are approved to deliver this training by Work Cover NSW.

 

Course Outline

Interpreting WHS Legislation in the workplace

  • WHS Legislation
  • WHS Responsibilities
  • WHS Requirements

Health and Safety Representative (HSR) in the workplace

  • The role of the HSR
  • Systems, tools and resources
  • Safe Work Methods Statements (SWMS)
  • WHS Risk management

Effective Consultation in the workplace

  • Strategies,  skills and effective communication
  • Negotiation and issue resolution
  • Monitoring work health and safety
  • Issuing a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN)
  • Direction to cease unsafe work

Course Details

Duration: 5 Days
Dates: Monthly
Time: 8:30am -4:00pm
Cost: $1100 per person negoitiable for groups

 

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How to Enrol:

Phone (02) 4262 7072 to secure your booking.