Health and safety
2 Half days - click on Schedule to view dates Schedule
$300 + GST
This SafeWork NSW approved one day Refresher Training course for is for Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) under the NSW Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation. The course meets the requirements of the WHS Regulations for HSRs elected under the WHS Act. The WHS Act commenced on 1 January 2012. This SafeWork NSW approved course is designed for those who have completed the initial 5 Day Health and Safety Representative (HSR) training course.
Who should attend?For the purposes of section 72 (1) of the WHS Act 2011 NSW, a health and safety representative is entitled to attend the following courses of training in work health and safety: (a) an initial course of training of 5 days; (b) 1 day’s refresher training each year, with the entitlement to the first refresher training commencing 1 year after the initial training. Persons who have completed the SafeWork NSW approved initial 5 day Health And Safety Representative training course. Managers and Supervisors and other interested persons may choose to attend this course to understand the role of HSRs further.
Course contentParticipants will refresh and reinforce relevant information for HSRs relating to:
- the requirements of the Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation including the functions and powers of HSRs;
- how the WHS legislation applies to the role of a HSR;
- the additional knowledge and skills necessary to use HSR powers under the WHS legislation in issuing Provisional Improvement Notices (PINs) and ceasing unsafe work.