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Health and Safety Representatives Initial OHS Training Course

Duration:
5 Days

Max Students:
20

Designed for:
This innovative 5 day HSR Training course is approved by WorkSafe Victoria and aims to supply Health & Safety Representatives (HSRs) with the information and skills required to successfully exercise their powers under the Victorian OH&S Act 2004 and Victorian OH&S Regulations 2017. Managers and supervisors or any other person with an interest in OHS may benefit from attending this course.

Pre-requisites:
Nil

Co-requisites:
Nil

Pre-entry Requirements:

Description:
This program provides a practical focus on the role of the Health & Safety Representative and Deputy Health & Safety Representative, with an emphasis on achieving positive outcomes in the workplace. The course is delivered by experienced safety practitioners who bring significant value to achieving the learning outcomes.

Content:

The course content covers:

  • Interpreting the OHS 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 Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) and directing cessation of work.

This course is delivered by NSCA.

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to participants on completion of course.

Unit of Competency

Certificate of Attendance will be issued to successful students on completion of course.

Assessment:
There is no formal assessment as part of this course. Participants must attend all 5 Days to receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Delivery Method:
Training will be delivered within a public training facility utilising theory and practical activities. Delivery will include instructor led presentations / scenarios.


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