Combined Safety Services

Course Objectives

This course is designed for newly elected Health Safety Representatives (HSR) enabling them to fulfil their duties under the Work Health Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act).

The course equips participants with the essential skills for effectively dealing with occupational health and safety issues in the workplace.

Course Outline

This course consists of theory, demonstrations, and practical exercises whereby over the 5 days participants will gain skills and knowledge in the following:

Day 1 - Work Health and Safety Framework
Day 2 - Consultation, Representation and Participation
Day 3 - Role of the HSR in Issue Resolution and minimising risks
Day 4 - Inspections, Notifiable Incidents and Incident Investigation
Day 5 - Provisional Improvement Notices (PIN's) and ceasing unsafe work



During the theory and practical components of the course, participants will be assessed on their knowledge and ability to perform the necessary tasks required for their role as an HSR. Participants with literacy/numeracy difficulties or physical conditions should speak with the Trainer to discuss alternative assessment approaches. All attendees must produce photo identification.



This course duration is 5 days.



On successful completion, each participant will be issued with a Certificate of Attendance.

Frequency of Training

This 5 day training course is held approximately every quarter; every three [3] months. 

How to Enrol

To make a booking in one of our upcoming public courses, please refer to the training calendar located on this website. Our existing schedule can be viewed and enrolment forms downloaded from here.

To download the course brochure, enrolment & payment form or the participant information form, click on the date/course you wish to enrol into. Links to each document will appear on your screen; simply use your cursor to select, complete and save the document to your desktop.

All enrolment documentation should be returned to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Fax: 02-4960 9688.

Alternatively, you may contact our training staff directly on 02-4960 9655 to request the appropriate forms.



Download Health and Safety Representative Training Brochure