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SAFETY AND HEALTH REPRESENTATIVE TRAINING


WHY ATTEND?

All elected safety and health representatives should attend an accredited introductory course within 12 months of being elected. Under the OSH Act, every elected workplace Safety and Health Representative is entitled to attended this 5 day course and receive time off with full pay from their employer. The Safety and Health Representative Training course has been designed for all elected safety and health representatives to understand and exercise their powers effectively. The course is accredited by the Commission for Occupational Safety and Health to provide the training.

This course aims to enable and enhance the elected Safety and Health Representative’s knowledge and skills to effectively represent their fellow employees in matters relating to OSH in the workplace and carry out their functions and statutory duties in the workplace.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

On completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of legislation in the role of a Safety and Health Representative
  • Identify and locate information from a variety of sources
  • Identify and evaluate hazards in the workplace and recommend control methods
  • Conduct an effective inspection of their workplace
  • Conduct an effective investigation into workplace illness/ injuries and accidents
  • Communicate on safety and health matters and represent employees
  • Describe the functions, make up and roles of a Safety and Health Committee
  • Resolve conflict and issue Provisional Improvement Notices (PINs) when appropriate

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Special needs groups are welcome to attend this course.  Students who disclose language, literacy or other disabilities, will be treated with the strictest confidentiality and will be interviewed by the Trainer/Assessor to establish the most appropriate support mechanisms. Course delivery and content does not assume gender, ethnicity or language skills.

CERTIFICATION

On completion of the course, students will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

COURSE INFO

  • Perth

    DATES: Contact Perth for training dates.
    DURATION: 5 days
    LOCATION: Joondalup, North Lake
    ISSUING PROVIDER: Master Builders WA

     

  • KALGOORLIE

    DATES: 28 Jun-2 Jul, 30 Aug-3 Sept;
    DURATION: 5 days
    LOCATION: Kalgoorlie
    ISSUING PROVIDER: Master Builders WA

  • BUNBURY

    DATES: Contact Perth for training dates.
    DURATION: 5 days
    LOCATION: Bunbury
    ISSUING PROVIDER: Master Builders WA

     

  • GERALDTON

    DATES: Contact Perth for training dates.
    DURATION: 5 days
    LOCATION: Geraldton
    ISSUING PROVIDER: Master Builders WA

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*Prices subject to change. ^Construction Training Fund (CTF) subsidy available for eligible course participants.