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.

NOTE: VTHC has organised approval to deliver HSR Training Courses ONLINE during this period of social isolating until such time as normal face-to-face training courses can recommence. Enrolment will continue as per normal and delivery of courses will take place using ZOOM.

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:

 

2020

 

 

   

March 30

1 Day Refresher Training

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April 17

1 Day Refresher Training

NOW ONLINE

   

April 23

1 Day Refresher Training

NOW ONLINE

   

May 22

1 Day Refresher Training

NOW ONLINE

   

May 25

1 Day Education sector Refresher Training

NOW ONLINE

   

June 26

1 Day Refresher Training

NOW ONLINE

   

July 23

1 Day Refresher Training

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August 13

1 Day Refresher Training

Warrnambool (TBC)

   

August 17

1 Day Refresher Training - Education section 

Abbotsford (TBC)

   

August 18

1 Day Refresher Training

Ringwood (TBC)

   

August 20

1 Day Refresher Training

Carlton (TBC)

   

 August 28

 1 Day Refresher Training

 Bendigo (TBC)

 

 

September 17

 1 Day Refresher Training

Carlton (TBC)

 

 

September 18

 1 Day Refresher Training

Geelong (TBC)

 

 

September 24

 1 Day Refresher Training

Ballarat (TBC)

 

 

October 9

 1 Day Refresher Training

Werribee (TBC)

 

 

October 29

 1 Day Refresher Training

Bendigo  (TBC)

 

 

October 30

 1 Day Refresher Training

Carlton (TBC)

 

 

November 19

 1 Day Refresher Training

Carlton (TBC)

 

 

November 20

 1 Day Refresher Training

Frankston (TBC)

 

 

December 11

 1 Day Refresher Training - Education sector

Abbotsford (TBC)

 

 

December 17

 1 Day Refresher Training

Carlton  (TBC)

 

 

Course hours 9am - 5pm

Course fee: Metropolitan $330; Country $350

Sign up online today! Just fill out the form below to register and we'll send you an invoice or other payment option.

* Note - if the date of your course does not show up, please contact/email Lisa Mott at the VTHC OHS Unit to arrange registration.