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Health & Safety Representative - (Initial Training) - Stage 1

This course can be run on demand across the country or delivered on premises at your workplace

Description

This training course is designed for representatives to be able to demonstrate an understanding of the overall role and functions of a health and safety representatives (HSR’s) in the workplace.

Course Outline

Qualification Gained

On successful completion of this course learners will be credited with unit standard 29315 (Level 3 Credits 2) The role & functions of the Health & Safety Representative.

Training Progression

This course provides a pathway to a full NZ Certificate in Workplace Health & Safety Practice – Level 3

What you will learn

OVERVIEW & DUTIES UNDER THE HSAW ACT 2015

  • Legal requirements and responsibilities as defined in the  Health and Safety at Work Act 2015
  • Risk Management processes
  • Obligations of a PCBU

WORKER ENGAGEMENT, PARTICIPATION & REPRESENTATION

  • Understanding of the powers for a representative and workers under the Act.
  • The role of advocacy to workers in relation to health & safety

ROLE & FUNCTIONS OF WORKSAFE NZ & H&S REP

  • Risk Management
  • Issuing of Provisional Improvement Notices
  • Cease work requirements

About this programme

The content has been specifically structured to cover the core elements in the role of the HSR in line with new legislative requirements.

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