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Work Health & Safety Representative – 5 Day Course

Work Health & Safety Representative – 5 Day Course

This course is designed to provide Health and Safety Representatives with the appropriate understanding of the Work Health and Safety Act to enable them to influence health and safety practices in their workplace through effective monitoring and consultation.

Course Duration

5 days

Course Outline

The specific topics covered by the course include:

  • Work Health and Safety Framework
  • Consultation, representation and participation
  • Role of the HSR in Issue Resolution and minimising risks
  • Inspections, Notificable Incidents and Incident Investigation
  • Provisional Improvements Notices (PINs) and ceasing unsafe work

Who should attend

  • Workplace Health and Safety Committee members (HSCs)
  • Workplace Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs)
  • Line Managers
  • Workplace Health and Safety Managers

Training Material

Participants will receive Course Notes and have access to the Work Health and Safety Act and Regulations.


There is no formal assessment process however, students are required to attend full 5 days and participate in the activities through out the course. On successful completion of this course, students will be issued with a Statement of Attendance.


The course will be delivered via a face-to-face format in AST's training rooms or at the client's premises, depending on requirements and numbers.

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Work Health & Safety Representative – 5 Day Course