The normal delivery time allocated for this course is 5 days. Please contact us to organise dates. (Minimum of 5 people required)
The normal delivery time for the Refresher course is 1 day. Please contact us to organise dates. (Minimum of 2 people required)
This course will provide participants with information and skills that will assist HSRs to carry out their role and functions under the WHS legislation including:
an understanding of the new Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation;
an understanding of how it applies to their role as elected HSRs and deputy HSRs; and
the knowledge and skills necessary to use their additional powers under the WHS legislation to issue PINs and direct that unsafe work cease.
The course is intended to assist HSRs understand their roles and functions as to how the WHS legislation will influence health and safety outcomes in their workplace. The course aims to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to fulfil their role as HSRs.
There are no entry requirements for these courses.
On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued a ‘Statement of Attendance’
HSR face to face training is conducted at the LT Training Nambour facility. PCYC, Youth Avenue, Nambour, QLD. Upon arrangement, training and courses can be conducted on-site at the premises of clients.
The course meets the requirements of the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (WHS Regulation) for HSRs elected under the Work Health and Safety 2011 (WHS Act).
The WHS Act commenced on 1 January 2012. The WHS Act and the WHS Regulation provide a national WHS legal framework from which the states, territories and the Commonwealth are required to implement their own WHS legislation.
The course will provide relevant information for HSRs relating to:
interpreting the work 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
representing their work group members in the WHS risk management process undertaken by the PCBU
issuing a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) and directing the cessation of work.