HSR Initial OHS Training Course
The WorksSafe Victoria approved 5 day HSR Initial OHS Training Course will provide HSRs and deputy HSRs with the information and skills required to successfully exercise their powers as a Health and Safety Representative under the Victorian OHS Act 2004. The HSR Initial Training Course will equip HSRs and Deputy HSRs with the confidence, skills and knowledge to represent their designated work group and to help make their workplace safer.
The HSR Initial OHS Training Course, although primarily developed for HSRs and Deputy HSRs, is also relevant for managers, supervisors, Health and Safety Committee members and any other person who has an interest in learning about and promoting health and safety in the workplace.
The HSR Initial OHS Training Course is interactive; activity based and will provide all participants with OHS knowledge and skills to take back and implement in their workplace. The HSR Initial OHS Training Course learning objectives are:
Interpreting the occupational health and safety legislative framework and its relationship to the HSR.
Identifying key parties and their legislative obligations and duties.
Establishing representation in the workplace.
Participating in consultation and issue resolution.
Represent designated work group members in any OHS risk management process undertaken by the appropriate duty holder/s.
Issuing a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) and directing the cessation of work.
HSR/Deputy HSR Entitlements
Section 67 of the OHS Act 2004 entitles HSRs and Deputy HSRs to attend a WorkSafe Victoria Approved HSR Initial OHS Training Course after being elected. HSRs and Deputy HSRs also have the right to choose the HSR Initial OHS Training Course they attend (in consultation with their employer). The employer must allow the HSR/DHSR time off work with pay and also pay reasonable costs associated with attendance at the HSR Initial OHS Training Course.
HSR Initial OHS Training Course Delivery Method
The HSR Initial OHS Training Course is delivered face-to-face over 5 days,
7 hours of course delivery on-site each day. There is a limit of 20 participants
per training session. Each participant will receive:
Comprehensive course manual
Official hard copy of the Victorian Occupation Health and Safety Act 2004
Resources that can be used back in the workplace.
Participants will also receive a Certificate of Attendance on completion of the 5 days.
HSR Initial OHS Training Course Dates
Public course dates to be confirmed. Contact us to enquire.
In-house course delivery can be arranged for workplaces with suitable training facilities. Contact Us to enquire
HSR Initial OHS Training Course Investment
The investment to complete the HSR Initial OHS Training Course is $995.00 + gst per participant. Significant reductions in investment are offered for workplaces able to host our trainer and the HSR Initial OHS Training Course onsite, with fees commencing at $9,950 + gst (conditions apply).
Please note that payment is required to complete your HSR Initial OHS Training Course enrolment and confirm your place within the course.
If you would prefer Fit & Healthy Business issue your workplace an invoice for you to attend the HSR Initial OHS Training Course, please Contact Us or call 03 9885 0021.
Upon receipt of your enrolment, you will be requested by email to complete a
HSR Initial OHS Training Course Training Registration Form to confirm