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Roles of the Health & Safety Representative

Cost

$550 + GST per person

Duration

2 days

Unit Standards

29315

A Pro+Med (NZ) approved health and safety instructor from CCTA will deliver this training. Learners are enrolled with Pro+Med and Pro+Med reports the student’s credits to NZQA. 

Course Overview

The purpose of this standard is for representatives to explain and demonstrate the overall role and functions of a Health and Safety Representative in a New Zealand workplace.
Representatives awarded with this standard 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 communicating with workers and management
  • Describe and demonstrate the powers and obligations that a health and safety representative has in terms of issuing a provisional improvement notice (PIN) and how and when to direct a worker to cease unsafe work
NZQA Unit Standards covered:
  • NZQA Unit Standard 29315, Level 3, Credits 2 – Describe the role and functions of the Health and Safety Representative in a New Zealand workplace
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