Health and safety representatives (HSRs) need relevant knowledge and skills to allow them to exercise their powers to promote and ensure the health and safety of members of their work-groups.
Health and Safety Representative Training will give HSRs and Deputy HSRs the skills and knowledge required under the new Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act 2011.
This NSW HSR course meets the requirements for elected HSRs and deputy HSRs under the NSW Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act.
This HSR training course should be attended by elected HSRs who have requested approved training under the WHS Act to assist them in performing their role and using their powers under the WHS Act.
Participants will gain an understanding of their role and powers and attain the necessary skills to meet the requirements of the WHS Act for elected Health and Safety Representatives.
The law says that a Health and Safety Representative (HSR) is entitled to attend:
- a 5 day HSR Training Course that is approved by SafeWork NSW, and
- a 1 day HSR Refresher Course each year.
and the course fees and reasonable costs for attending the course must be paid by the PCBU.
Easy HR is approved by SafeWork NSW to run the:
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