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Health and Safety Representative

A Health and Safety Representative plays a crucial role in ensuring the well-being of workers in various industries. Acting as a liaison between employees and management, they advocate for safe working conditions, identify potential hazards, and help implement preventive measures. By conducting regular inspections, providing safety training, and promoting a culture of awareness, they strive to create environments where everyone can work confidently and securely.


Full Course: 5 Days
Refresher Course: 1 Day


Full Course: $895
Refresher Course: $350

Upon successfully completing this course, participants will acquire the comprehensive knowledge and practical skills necessary to effectively fulfill their role as Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs). This includes:

Facilitating Communication and Consultation: HSRs act as a vital bridge between employers and employees, ensuring open and effective communication regarding health and safety concerns.

Driving Real Change: Armed with their newfound expertise, HSRs can make tangible improvements in workplace health and safety, leading to:

  • Cost reduction through efficient risk management
  • Mitigation of potential hazards, thus lowering risks
  • Decreased rates of employee absenteeism and turnover
  • Prevention of accidents and injuries
  • Diminished threat of legal actions due to compliance with regulations
  • Enhanced reputation among suppliers and partners

Throughout the course, participants will delve into various topics, including:

  • Understanding Legislation: Comprehensive exploration of the Work Health and Safety Act, Regulations, and Codes of Practice to ensure thorough compliance and understanding of legal frameworks.
  • Identifying Stakeholders: Recognizing key parties involved in health and safety obligations and understanding their respective duties.
  • HSR Responsibilities: Mastering the roles and responsibilities of a Health and Safety Representative in promoting and maintaining a safe work environment.
  • Practical Skills Development: Hands-on training in conducting workplace inspections, managing hazards effectively, investigating accidents, and resolving issues promptly.
  • Promoting Participation: Learning strategies to encourage active consultation, communication, and participation among all stakeholders in health and safety matters.
  • Navigating Legal Procedures: Understanding the process of issuing provisional improvement notices and cease work requirements in accordance with legal protocols.

Upon successful completion, participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance, affirming the recognition of this course in the state of Queensland.

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You can view our Terms and Conditions and our Student Handbook before making a decision to train with us.