Health & Safety Representative (HSR) Training Courses

SafeWork NSW approved

With over 20 years of safety management experience Coastal OHS Services delivers the SafeWork NSW approved training course for participants to gain the information and skills to assist HSRs to carry out their role and functions under the Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation. We can deliver this course on-site anywhere in NSW.

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5-Day HSR Course

SafeWork NSW approved

This Course if for Elected Health and Safety Representatives.
For the purposes of section 72 (1) of the WHS Act 2011 NSW, a HSR is entitled to attend the following courses of training in work health and safety:
  • An initial course of training of 5 days.
  • 1 day’s refresher training each year, with the entitlement to the first refresher training commencing 1 year after the initial training.

Please Note: This course is not a VET course and therefore is not what is known as “Nationally Recognized Training” (NRT) by the government (ASQA)

Training Content

This training covers the following topics:
  • WHS legislative framework.
  • Issue resolution, support for HSRs and managing risks.
  • Workplace inspections, notifiable incidents and incident Investigation.
  • Consultation, representation and participation.
  • PIN's and directing unsafe work to cease.

Training Outcomes

  • An understanding of the NSW WHS legislation.
  • An understanding of how the legislation applies to their role as elected HSRs and Deputy HSRs.
  • The knowledge and skills necessary to use their additional powers under the NSW WHS legislation to issue provisional improvement notices (PIN's) and direct unsafe work to cease.

1-Day HSR Refresher Course

SafeWork NSW approved, Non Nationally Recognised Training

This Course if for Elected Health and Safety Representatives.
The 1 Day HSR Refresher training is available to HSRs who have completed the initial 5 day HSR training.

Training Content

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

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Health and Safety Representative Training

5 Day Health and Safety Representative Training

Gosford Golf Club
Racecourse Road Gosford,
New South Wales 2250

17 June

17,18,19,24&25 of June, 2019


We will deliver these courses on-site ANYWHERE in Australia. Please contact us for an on-site delivery quotation.