HSR Refresher Training

IMG_3558.JPGHSR REFRESHER OHS TRAINING COURSE

COURSE FOR ELECTED OHS REPS AND DEPUTIES UNDER THE VICTORIAN OHS ACT

This course is approved by WorkSafe Victoria under Section 67.

Interpreting the OHS legislation framework and its relationship to HSRs. This course provides HSRs with an understanding of the objectives of the OHS Act 2004 and their role under the Act 

  • Identifying key parties and their legislative obligations and duties
  • Establishing representation in the workplace
  • Participating in consultation and issue resolution
  • Representing DWG members in any OHS risk management process undertaken by the appropriate duty holder/s
  • Issuing a PIN and directing the cessation of work.

The refresher course covers:

Session 1 - covers legislative update on the Victorian OHS 2004 Act, OHS Regulations 2007, Worksafe compliance codes and guides

Session 2 - covers consultation, communication, problem solving

Sessions 3 & 4 - covers hazard identification and control with either manual handling, work related stress, incident investigation or hazard mapping.

Section 67 of the OH&S Act 2004 entitles all OHS and Deputy Reps who have completed a 5 day initial training course to attend a one day refresher training course each year. 

Under section 67 of the OHS Act (2004), HSRs & deputy HSRs are entitled to undertake a WorkSafe approved course of their choice, in consultation with their employer.

Reps must give the employer 14 days notice of their intention to attend the course.  The employer is required to pay all costs, including the Reps pay for the day and any other associated costs of attending (within reason).

Course hours: 9am - 5pmCourse fee: Metro: $330.00 incl. GST  Regional: $350.00 incl. GST

Upcoming courses:

 

2019

 

 

December 16

1 Day Refresher Training

Carlton

2020

 

 

February 19

1 Day Refresher Training

Carlton

March 11

1 Day Ambulance Refresher Training

Carlton

March 13

1 Day Education sector Refresher Training

AEU Abbotsford

March 30

1 Day Refresher Training

Carlton

April 17

1 Day Refresher Training

Carlton

May 4

1 Day Refresher Training

Ballarat

May 8

1 Day Refresher Training

Carlton

May 26

1 Day Education sector Refresher Training

AEU Abbotsford

May 27

1 Day Refresher Training

Ringwood

Course hours 9am - 5pm

Course fee: Metropolitan $330; Country $350

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