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Health & Safety Representative Unit Standard 29315

Course Aim
At the successful completion of this course a trainee will be able to: describe hazards that may harm workers, the work environment, and organizations; explain health and safety requirements for hazard control; describe hazard control methods; and identify hazards and apply risk assessment procedures.

Course Overview
Theory lessons covering the following:

  • Explain the role and functions of the Health and Safety Representative under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and its Regulations
  • Explain the role of a Health and Safety Representative as an advocate for workers
  • Identify the obligations of a PCBU and WorkSafe New Zealand towards the Health and Safety Representative
  • Describe the risk management process and the importance of communicating with workers and management
  • Describe and demonstrate the powers and obligations that a Health and Safety Representative has in terms of issuing a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) and how and when to direct a worker to cease unsafe work.

NZQA Unit Standard
Describe the role and functions of the Health and Safety Representative in a New Zealand workplace - Level 3, Credits 2                       

Attendance Numbers: Minimum 4 - maximum 10 

Course Duration: Approx. 8 hours

Course Location: TBC

Course Cost: $400.00+gst per person

Mileage$100..00+gst to Auckland, Hamilton & Tauranga and .95c+gst per km everywhere else

(Minimum number charges will be applied if minimum numbers not met)

For more information, please refer to the trainee handbook or the student information section of our website.