Course Details

Health and Safety Rep

VEGSF03

This course provides a practical focus on the role of the Health and Safety Representative, with an emphasis on achieving positive outcomes in the workplace through consultation. 

Introduction:

This training course will help a HSR to understand and exercise their powers effectively. This training equips HSRs with the confidence, skills and knowledge to represent their co-workers and to help make their workplace safer.

Although HSRs are the primary audience, managers, supervisors, health and safety committee members and anyone with an interest in health and safety may also benefit from attending this course.

Target Audience:

This innovative training course aims to provide Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) and Deputy HSRs with the information and skills needed to exercise their powers under the Victorian OHS Act 2004. Managers and supervisor or any other person with an interest in OHS may benefit from attending this course.

Learning Outcomes:

  • The Health and Safety Representative pathway
  • Designed to give HSRs the skills, knowledge and confidence to represent their designated work group
  • Help make workplaces safer
  • Skills so you can represent fellow workers in work health and safety matters
  • Exercise health and safety representative (HSR) powers and functions under the Work Health and Safety Act
  • This does not qualify you as an work health and safety specialist.

Learning Methods:

Program Benefits:

Content:

  • 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

Upcoming Workshops

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