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WorkSafe Approved Training Course

HSR Initial OHS Training Course

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This WorkSafe approved training aims to provide HSRs with the skills, knowledge and confidence to represent their designated work group and to help make their workplace safer.

Worksafe Victoria Approved

This course is approved by WorkSafe Victoria under section 67 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Victoria)

Course Learning Objectives

  • Interpreting the OHS legislation 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
  • Representing DWG 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.

By meeting these objectives, the course provides HSRs with the skills, knowledge and confidence to better represent the members of their designated work group and help make their workplace safer. 

Did You Know?

Under section 67 of the Victorian Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004, elected HSRs and deputy HSRs are entitled to undertake WorkSafe Victoria approved OHS training for HSRs and choose their training course in consultation with their employer. This course is approved by WorkSafe Victoria under Section 67 of the OHS Act and Big B Personal and Workplace Solutions is approved to deliver the HSR Initial OHS Training Course.

Under section 67 of the Victorian OHS Act an employer, if requested, must allow an elected HSR and Deputy HSR to attend a WorkSafe approved HSR Initial OHS Training Course on paid time and, also pay the cost of the course and any other associated costs. Section 67 also allows HSRs and Deputy HSRs to choose, in consultation with their employer, the approved training course they wish to attend. However, your employer must be given at least 14days notice, of your intention to attend the course.

Your employer must also allow you to attend a refresher course at least once every 12 months after you have completed your initial course.

Who is the course for?

The course is specifically designed for elected HSRs and Deputy HSRs who have an entitlement to attend a WorkSafe Victoria approved training course in accordance with section 67 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Victoria). However, we welcome and encourage registrations from members of Health and Safety Committees, workplace leaders, Managers, Supervisors or any individual with an interest in health and safety.

The HSR Initial OHS Training Course is delivered over 5 days via face-to-face classroom mode. Each training day comprises 7 hours of face-to-face class time, total training time for the course is 35 hours. On completion of all 5 days of the course, participants receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Registration is essential. Please choose the course date and location you wish to attend and complete the course registration form to reserve your place. Registrations are not confirmed until full payment for attendance at your course has been received by Big B Personal and Workplace Solutions. Once full payment has been received you will receive a course attendance confirmation email and tax invoice.  Registrations are always on a first-in basis and places are limited to 20 participants per course.

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Course Documents

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Registration must be submitted at least 14 days prior to the commencement of the first day of your chosen course to ensure Big B Personal and Workplace Solutions is able to comply with the requirement of your employer to be given a minimum of 14 days’ notice of your intention to attend training.

Click on the Registration Form above to download and complete your course registration form, email the completed form to admin@bigbsolutions.com.au

When your booking is received, we will confirm your registration and payment of course fees to secure your place. We will confirm your attendance and provide venue information ten business days prior to the scheduled commencement of the course.

Course Cost $950
Bookings and payment at least 14 days prior to course commencing and pay only $950

Contact

To make any enquiry about Occupational Health and Safety Training contact the OHS Training Administrator by telephone on 03 5303 0678; mobile 0400 939 800 or email to admin@bigbsolutions.com.au

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