Health and Safety Representatives Initial OHS Training Course

Delivery mode and time frame:
Face-to-face 5 days

(one day a week over 5 weeks)

This WorkSafe-approved course is designed for elected HSRs. All HSRs are entitled to an initial course of training in occupational health and safety as per section 67 of the OH&S Act 2004, HSRs can choose their course in consultation with their employer.

The learning objectives for this course include:

  • Interpreting the occupational health and safety legislative framework and its relationship to the HSR
  • Identifying key parties and their legislative obligations and duties
  • Establishing representation in the workplace
  • Participating in consultation and issue resolution
  • Representing designated work group members in any OHS risk management process undertaken by the appropriate duty holder/s
  • Issuing a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) and directing the cessation of work