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Health and Safety Representative (HSR) Refresher Training

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One day refresher training for Health and Safety Representatives.

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Perth - Canning Vale Tue, May 07, 2024 (7:30am)
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Perth - Canning Vale Thu, Jun 06, 2024 (7:30am)
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Perth - Canning Vale Mon, Jul 01, 2024 (7:30am)
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Perth - Canning Vale Mon, Aug 12, 2024 (7:30am)
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Perth - Canning Vale Tue, Sep 24, 2024 (7:30am)
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Course Details

Certification

Participants will receive a WorkSafe WA 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

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 WorkSafe WA approved provider of this course, which is compliant under the Work Health and Safety Act 2020.

HSRs in Western Australia 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 (General) Regulation 2022.

Course Outline

  • Overview and interpretation of the WHS legislative framework and its relationship to the HSR
  • Identifying key parties, legislative obligations and duties
  • Key WHS terminology
  • 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

  • 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:
    • A WorkSafe WA approved five day initial Health and Safety Representative (HSR) training course in accordance with the Work Health and Safety Act 2022, or
    • A WorkSafe WA approved one day refresher course in accordance with the Work Health and Safety Act 2022, or
    • in the case of a person who was already a HSR before commencement day, until the balance of the person’s term under the repealed enactment expires;
      • the period of 1 year starting on commencement day expires;
      • an election is requested in the HSR’s workplace and a different person is elected.
      • Therefore, a student who completed the older SHR course is eligible to complete the Refresher course without completing the new HSR 5-day course if that person continues to be a HSR under the provisions of section 397.

Trainer made the course interesting and enjoyable.

Robyn H. - Brisbane, QLD

Goodman Fielder