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.
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.
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.
Additional fee applies for assessment (5 units of competency):
$1050 Non Member
$875 Corporate/Professional Member
Safety and Health Representatives are recognised by the issuing of an ID card from WorkSafe.
Relationship to Competency Standards
Assist with responding to incidents
Contribute to WHS issue resolution
Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace
Please click on the qualification link above for Qualification information and total fees.