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Health and Safety Representative (HSR) Refresher Training

Face to Face

One day refresher training for Health and Safety Representatives.

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Course Dates

Location (NSW) Start Date Places Left
Sydney - Silverwater Tue, Dec 07, 2021 (7:30am)
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Sydney - Silverwater Fri, Jan 07, 2022 (7:30am)
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Course Details

Certification

Participants will receive a SafeWork NSW Health and Safety Representative Refresher Training Statement of Attendance. This Statement is issued by Pinnacle Safety and Training (RTO 40496).

Course Duration

One day.

Price

VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS FOR NSW PARTICIPANTS

In accordance with the current NSW Government roadmap guidance, all students (16 years and over) attending our courses at our Sydney training centre from 11 October 2021 must be double vaccinated against COVID-19.

If you are double vaccinated, please bring your COVID-19 vaccination certificate to your course. Instructions on how to access this certificate are available here.

If you are booking on behalf of other participants, please ensure they are double vaccinated and will have their certificate available on the day of their course.

Course Overview

This course is designed to renew the knowledge and skills Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) have attained during their initial five day HSR training course. Pinnacle Safety and Training is a SafeWork NSW approved provider of this course, which is compliant under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

HSRs in New South Wales are entitled to attend one day refresher courses every twelve months, commencing one year after the initial five day course has been completed (as per the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017 (NSW)).

Course Outline

The key areas covered by this course include:

  • Overview of the WHS legislative framework
  • Duties of various parties
  • Key WHS terminology
  • The role of SafeWork NSW and penalties for non‐compliance
  • Requirements and mechanisms for consultation in the workplace on work health and safety issues
  • The role, entitlements and protections available for HSRs and Health and Safety Committees (HSCs)
  • Resolving workplace health and safety issues through negotiation and conflict resolution
  • Identifying hazards and ways in which they can be eliminated or minimised
  • Incident notification and investigation
  • Issuing Provisional Improvement Notices (PINs) and directing unsafe work to cease.

Course Inclusions

  • Training conducted by an experienced WHS industry practitioner with strong knowledge of relevant legislation and Codes of Practice
  • Practical and theoretical activities
  • Participant notes and a full copy of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

Each Trainee Must Provide

Participants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have at least a Year 10 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills
  • Have the ability to read and write English
  • Have successfully completed either:

Your trainer was informative, amusing, helpful and an all round engaging trainer. He clearly communicated the course content and expected outcomes. I personally find it rare to enjoy classroom activities but the 5 days with this trainer was definitely the exception. My normal way of thinking and looking at problems were challenged and questioned for the better, I feel more capable in my role as a HSR and look forward to putting the knowledge and strategies into practice.

Brendan J. - Brisbane, QLD

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