Safety and Health Representatives need to confidently and competently engage everyone in meaningful communication about the risks and remedies for incidents and injuries in the workplace. Participants attending this course, to be recognised by WorkSafe, MUST be a Safety Representative. A 'representative' means a Safety and Health Representative duly elected in accordance with the act.

Overview

A Safety and Health Representative needs to be skilled, confident and a good communicator to exchange ideas regarding the risks and controls for incidents in the workplace.

This program offers the essential skills and knowledge to fulfil the requirements of the Act and create a safer workplace for all your employees, contractors and customers.

A ‘representative’ means a Safety and Health Representative duly elected in accordance with the Act.

Who Will Benefit

This program is primarily aimed at personnel within the workplace that have been elected as Safety and Health Representatives. However, managers and supervisors may also participate to gain knowledge of the requirements under the Act and forge a better understanding with their Safety and Health Representative of the duties of each other and the rest of the workplace.

Program Content

The key objectives of the program are:
  • To understand current health and safety legislation and its application
  • To understand hazard identification, risk assessment and control practices and tools
  • To understand how to conduct workplace inspections
  • To understand how to conduct incident investigations
  • To understand the processes in place for conflict resolution
  • To understand how to issue Provisional Improvement Notices (PIN’s)
  • To understand the responsibilities and functions of a Safety and Health Representative and OHS Committee.

Assessment

Additional fee applies for assessment (5 units of competency):

$1050 Non Member
$875 Corporate/Professional Member 

Recognition:

Safety and Health Representatives are recognised by the issuing of an ID card from WorkSafe.

Relationship to Competency Standards

  • BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents
  • BSBWHS305 Contribute to WHS issue resolution
  • BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
  • BSBWHS303 Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
  • BSBWHS302 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace

Please click on the qualification link above for Qualification information and total fees.

Program code 319
Duration 5 days
Time 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Dates
  • 20 - 24 August, 2018
  • 15 - 19 October, 2018
Location AIM WA Floreat
* Minimum numbers are required for program to proceed
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    Note: It is a requirement of Western Australian Occupational Safety and Health Legislation that employers permit duly elected Safety and Health Representatives to attend, with pay, the five day training program.

     

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