25G01538 Health and Safety Reps Initial Occupational Health and Safety Training Course

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Course Code: 25G01538

Course Description

Health and Safety Representatives (HSR) Initial Training

To exercise powers and rights as an HSR effectively, it is essential that HSRs (and Deputy HSRs) receive training. This WorkSafe approved training course aims to provide HSRs with the skills, knowledge and confidence to represent their designated work group and to help make their workplace safer. 
 
Who should attend?
 
Under the Victorian OHS Act 2004 (section 67), all elected HSRs and deputy HSRs are entitled to undertake WorkSafe Victoria approved OHS training for HSRs and choose their training provider in consultation with their employer. The Gordon is approved to deliver the HSR Initial OHS Training Course.
 
Under the OHS Act, an employer, if requested must allow an elected HSR and elected Deputy HSR to attend a WorkSafe approved HSR Initial OHS Training Course on paid time, pay the cost of the course and any other associated costs. Section 67 also allows HSRs to choose the approved training course they attend in consultation with their employer.
 
The course covers:
  • Interpreting the occupational health and safety legislative framework and its relationship to the HSR.
  • Identifying key parties and their legislative obligations and duties.
  • Establishing representation in the workplace.
  • Participating in consultation and issue resolution.
  • Represent designated work group members in any OHS risk management process. undertaken by the appropriate duty holder/s.
  • Issuing a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) and directing the cessation of work.

A Certificate of Attendance will be sent out within 10 days of completion of the course.

Changes to delivery due to COVID-19

The Gordon will utilise online and audio-visual delivery methods to ensure students continue to learn and reach their study goals during isolation. Find out more about delivery changes here.

 

Course Sessions

Start Date:Monday 17/08/2020End Date:Friday 21/08/2020
Start Time:9.00amEnd Time:5.00pm
Room:Room G1.39, East Geelong CampusClasses:5 classes (1 wk)
Campus:East Geelong Campus
Seats Available:1 Cost (inc. Materials):AUD$ 930.00
Tuesday 15/09/2020 9.00am session - BOOKED OUT
Start Date:Monday 19/10/2020End Date:Friday 23/10/2020
Start Time:9.00amEnd Time:5.00pm
Room:Room G1.43, East Geelong CampusClasses:5 classes (1 wk)
Campus:East Geelong Campus
Seats Available:3 Cost (inc. Materials):AUD$ 930.00
Start Date:Monday 23/11/2020End Date:Friday 27/11/2020
Start Time:9.00amEnd Time:5.00pm
Room:Room G1.43, East Geelong CampusClasses:5 classes (1 wk)
Campus:East Geelong Campus
Seats Available:6 Cost (inc. Materials):AUD$ 930.00

Date published: 27/04/2020 9:27:24 AM

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