NSW – Health and Safety Representative (HSR) Course

NSW – Health and Safety Representative (HSR) Course

NSW – Health and Safety Representative (HSR) Course
Course Description:

Although this course is designed for Health & Safety Representatives (HSR’s), it is highly beneficial for anyone wishing to gain a better understanding of safety legislation, their responsibilities, risk assessment and much more.

The course covers Legislation applicable to WHS in the workplace, PCBU, worker and third party responsibilities in relation to WHS in the workplace, worker’s compensation and rehabilitation, accident investigation process, workplace risks and hazards, workplace inspections, cessation of unsafe work and PINs.

With a combination of class theory, group discussions, group activities and hands-on activities outside the classroom it gives participants the knowledge and skills to support workplace safety.

Audience:

Health and Safety Representatives, Managers and Supervisors, Human Resources, Business owners, PCBU’s or anyone who has an interest in gaining skills and knowledge in Health and Safety and the current legislation.

Length & Delivery :

5 Days – Delivered face to face

Certificate:

Successful participants will receive a certificate upon completion.

Topics Covered:
  • Interpreting the WHS legislative framework
  • Key parties, their legislative obligations and duties
  • Establishing representation in the workplace
  • Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs), Health and Safety Committees (HSCs) and other arrangements
  • Participating in effective consultation
  • Negotiation, issue resolution and contributing to the minimisation of risks
  • Monitoring PCBU’s management of work health and safety risks
  • Workplace inspections, notifiable incidents and incident investigation
  • Issuing of Provisional Improvement Notices
  • PINs and directing the cessation of unsafe work.