This Level 1 course is an introductory course for those Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) who have not received any prior training and should be undertaken in the first year of their 3 year term of office. Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) and Deputy Health and Safety Representatives (DHSRs) are entitled to attend this course of training which is approved by the SafeWork SA Advisory Committee. Without this course a HSR or DHSR cannot issue a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN).
The course aims to:-
- Help the HSR consult with the person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) on behalf of the work group about compliance with the requirements of the Act.
- Learners will gain knowledge and understanding of the roles, duties and responsibilities for workplace health and safety under the Act.
- Ensure learners gain an appreciation of the importance of appropriate worker and PCBU attitudes to work health & safety by exploring workplace culture will be explored.
- Ensure HSRs and DHSRs are familiar with the risk management process.
- Give participants the skills to make a case for positive workplace change to senior management.
$990 (inc GST)
- continuous coffee, tea and morning tea are provided at sessions
- course learning materials
- certification upon successful completion
- there are many quality food vendors within 1-2 min walk for you to purchase your lunch, or you are welcome to bring your own lunch if you wish
Please contact the Workplace Consultation Program (SafeWork SA) on 1300 365 255 to determine if you are eligible for any subsidies.
The training is delivered face-to-face in a classroom based learning environment. The duration of training is over a 5 day period, each day from 9am – 4.30pm.
The training may be scheduled over 5 consecutive days or a block of 3 days in one week and 2 days in another.
For in-house/group bookings the course can be delivered at a client’s premises.
- Introduction to work, health & safety
- Work Health and safety legislation duties and roles
- Using the WHS Regulations
- Perform the functions and exercise the powers of a health and safety representative
- Risk management
- Incident Investigation
- Role of health and safety committees
- Consultation and conflict resolution
- Research, prepare and present a case on an work health safety issue
Location & Dates
- Adelaide – 6, 7, 8 & 16, 17 May 2019
- Adelaide – 12, 13, 14, 27 & 28 June 2019
Please note: all sessions are from 9:00am – 4:30pm
ASC Training & Development
Level 2, 5 Leigh Street
ADELAIDE SA 5000
Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) play a pivotal role in keeping South Australian workplaces safe. By representing workers in their work group, HSRs provide a means for workers to raise safety issues within their workplace, and follow a process with employers to resolve them.
What our clients say
“The best thing about this session was plenty of help if needed.”L Cooper – Viterra
“The best thing about this session was being in a group environment with other employees from other sites.”Past Participant
“The best thing about this session was that we got to hear what practices are being utilised in other sites/regions.”Past Participant
“The facilitator made the training relaxed.”
Good comfortable environment.Past Participant
“The best things about this session were meeting other workers from the business and gaining knowledge.”Past Participant
“The information was tailored to the industry I work in which made the info easy to digest.”Past Participant Copy
“The information was tailored to the industry I work in which made the info easy to digest.”Past Participant
“Trainer was excellent. Easy to understand the content. Answered my questions or found out if she wasn’t sure.”
I was anxious about this course beforehand, but absolutely loved it.Erica Faithfull – Viterra
“Well presented, interesting and relevant knowledge.”Alex Salter – Viterra
“The best things about the sessions were they were well structured and planned.”
The facilitator was a gem.Sappa – Viterra