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Health and Safety Representative Course

Cost

$250 + GST per person

Duration

8 hours (1 day)

Purpose

To describe the role and functions of the Health and Safety Representative in a New Zealand workplace​

Health and Safety Representative Course Overview

This introductory course explores the roles and obligations of a health and safety representative as defined by the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA). Participants in this course are expected to have at least a basic understanding of the HSWA.

Who should attend this health and safety course?
This course is ideal for someone aspiring to become a health and safety representative.
Topics covered in this H and S course

At the end of the training, a participant will be able to:

  • Explain the role and functions of the Health and Safety Representative under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and its Regulations
  • Explain the role of a Health and Safety Representative as an advocate for workers
  • Identify the obligations of a PCBU and WorkSafe New Zealand towards the Health and Safety Representative
  • Describe the risk management process and the importance of communication with workers and management
  • Describe the purpose, procedures and obligations applicable to a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) Describe the rights and process for ceasing unsafe work
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