This Health and Safety Representative training course provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to fulfil their role as a Health and Safety Representative (HSR) in Queensland. DRA is a WorkSafe Queensland approved provider of this course, which is compliant under the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (Qld).
HSRs in Queensland are entitled to attend this WorkSafe Queensland approved five-day training course within three months of being elected as the HSR. Employers are required to allow the HSR to take paid time off work to attend this training and pay for training costs.
Likewise, HSRs are also entitled to attend the one-day Health and Safety Representative training refresher courses at least every three years after the initial five-day course has been completed (as per the Work Health and Safety legislation).
This Health and Safety Representative training aims to provide HSRs and deputy HSRs, with information and skills relating to:
This Health and Safety Representative training course covers training required of a student in their role as an elected HSR. Training consists of written answers and practical exercises in the following:
The role of a HSR is generally limited to their own work group unless:
NOTE: Private courses can be customised and tailored by experienced and qualified Safety Consultants to suit your company needs (additional charges may apply).
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Information on this training is provided in more detail at the Health and Safety Representative Initial 5-Day Training page.