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Health & Safety Representative (HSR) Initial Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Training Course

 

The Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OHS Act) recognises the important role health and safety representatives (HSRs) play in representing the health and safety interests of employees. HSRs are elected representatives of employees in a designated work group (DWG) and have been an important feature of occupational health and safety (OHS) in Victoria since 1985. Under the OHS Act 2004 (Section 67) all elected health and safety representatives (HSRs) and deputy HSRs are entitled to undertake WorkSafe Victoria approved OHS training for HSRs and choose their course in consultation with their employer.

MultiSkills Training is Worksafe approved to deliver the HSR Initial OHS Training course.

 

Topic Overview 

  • 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
  • Participation in consultation and issue resolution
  • Represent designated work group members 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

Duration

  • 1 day per week for 5 consecutive weeks, 8:00am – 4:00pm

Flexible delivery

  • Delivered at MultiSkills Training Werribee & Ocean Grove or off-site upon request.
  • Minimum of 12 and Maximum of 20 per group

Fees:

$1050pp* cost may vary for off-site delivery. 

Morning tea and lunch are provided

 

Health & Safety Representative (HSR) Refresher Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Training Course

This one day WorkSafe approved course is designed for HSRs and deputy HSRs who have completed the HSR Initial OHS Training course. Under the OHS Act 2004 (Section 67) all elected HSRs and deputy HSRs have an entitlement for each year that they hold office, to attend an annual HSR Refresher OHS Training course and (in consultation with their employer) choose the course they wish to attend.

MultiSkills Training (MST) is WorkSafe approved to deliver the HSR Refresher OHS Training course.

Topic Overview

This WorkSafe approved HSR Refresher course is an opportunity to revisit aspects of the HSR

Initial OHS Training Course and refresh their knowledge of:

  • The value of being a HSR
  • HSR entitlements and powers (skills development)
  • Risk Management
  • Who does what under the Act (A general update on legislation)

Duration

1 day - 8am to 4pm

Entry Requirements:

  • Completed: Health & Safety Representative (HSR) Initial Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Training Course

Fees:

$320pp* cost may vary for off-site delivery.

Morning tea and lunch are provided

 

If you require further information or would like to book, please contact our friendly administration team on 1800 754 557 or email us at info@multiskills.com.au