This WorkSafe approved OHS training course aims to provide Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) with the skills, knowledge and confidence to represent their designated work group by providing workplace health and safety training to help make their workplace safer.
The training aims to give HSRs the basic knowledge and skills to exercise their
powers and rights effectively as an HSR.
Under section 67 of the Victoria OHS Act 2004 an employer, if requested, must allow an elected HSR and elected Deputy HSR to attend a WorkSafe approved HSR OHS Training Course on paid time off work, pay the cost of the course and any other associated costs. Section 67 also allows HSRs to choose the approved training course they attend in consultation with their employer.
Although HSRs are the primary audience, managers and supervisors or anyone with an interest in workplace health and safety training may also benefit by attending this course.
NOTE You must complete the Request to Attend WorkSafe Approved Training form and submit it before attending your workshop to email@example.com
To exercise powers and rights as Health and Safety Representative effectively, it is essential that you receive training. This training course aims to provide you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to represent your designated work group and make sure your workplace safer.
This course is also suitable for managers, supervisors, health and safety committee members and anyone with an interest in health and safety.
This OHS representative training course will help you develop the skills when:
- 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
- Represent designated work groups 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
The course duration is seven hour per day and 35 hours over five days (excluding breaks).
Make Up Sessions
If you are unable to attend any of the sessions, MAKE UP sessions must be
completed within 6 months of commencement of the date of the first workshop. Please email course Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org.
Australian Institute of Leadership & Safety recognises that not all people learn in the same manner, and that with an amount of “reasonable adjustment” students who may not learn best with traditional learning will still achieve good results.
Reasonable adjustment may be offered to students with a disability or learning difficulty according to the nature of the disability or difficulty.. Reasonable adjustments may include the use of adaptive technology, educational support.
Should you need support in undertaking this training because of learning difficulties or a disability please contact the Course Coordinator at email@example.com
How to apply
Enrolments are accepted any day of the year. To enrol in this course you need to complete, sign the course enrolment form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org