Health and Safety Rep Initial Upskill

Key Information

Duration: 1 Day (8 Hours)

Maximum Attendees: 12

Training available nationwide at one of our centres, or your own workplace

Price (excl GST)

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Empower your Health & Safety Representatives (HSRs) with effective training and support to fulfil their responsibilities and duties.

This course will provide your Health & Safety Representatives (HSR’s) with the knowledge and skills to address issues raised by workers and manage them to the satisfaction of stakeholders. HSR’s will be updated on their responsibilities, functions and powers according to the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) and its regulations.

If you were already trained as an HSR before the HSWA came into effect and had achieved unit standard 20198 in a health and safety representative course, you may be eligible to attend the reduced one day course. The aim of this course is to bridge the gap between the old Act and the new.

  • Unit Standards - HSRU (Click to see more detail)

    Unit

    Level

    Credit

    Description

    29315

     

    2

    (Pre-requisite old HSR unit standard) To transition from old HSR unit standard to the new HSR unit standard.  

     

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Upskilled to know the new Health & Safety Work Act
  2. Explain the role, functions and powers of the Health and Safety Representative under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and its Regulations
  3. Explain the role of a Health and Safety Representative as an advocate for workers
  4. Identify the obligations of a PCBU and WorkSafe New Zealand towards the Health and Safety Representative
  5. Describe the risk management process and the importance of communicating with workers and management
  6. Describe and demonstrate the functions and powers 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

Prerequisites:

  1. Hazard and Risk Management is recommended
  2. Must hold unit standard 20198

"Great revision and learning about practical implementation of the HSWA 2015 as a HSR. I feel more confident in my role and stronger position to advocate effectively and constructively in my work group and support other HSR’s"

Student Feedback 5th March 2018

"I gained a thorough understanding about the role I hold now. I was in limbo before I came to this training, Brent helped put it into perspective where I stand in this important role."

Student Feedback 5th March 2018