Health & Safety
Representative Training Newcastle

 

5 Day HSR Course Newcastle

Looking for the best Health and Safety Representative Training Newcastle has to offer?

Leading Safety Training can help. The role of a Health and Safety Representative is to identify all health and safety concerns with an organisation, liaise with workers on-site and communicate all safety concerns to upper management. As such, it’s essential that your health and safety representative on-site is knowledgeable, well-versed in organisation safety and equipped with the correct protocols in the workplace.

Leading Safety Training deliver the Health and Safety Representative Training Newcastle workers can trust.

We deliver exceptional Health and Safety Representative Training Newcastle courses to those who operate as their company’s safety representative. SafeWork NSW approved courses, our Health and Safety Representative Training Newcastle are regularly available, offered at affordable rates, and conducted by some of the leading training professionals in Newcastle. Book your HSR Course in Newcastle with Leading Safety today.

Upfront Pricing

$699.00

RTO

Registered Training Organisation

Courses delivered by Coastal OHS Services RTO No 91577

Initial HSR Training

5 Day NSW SafeWork Approved Course

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Book Health and Safety Representative Training Newcastle

As a Health and Safety Representative in Newcastle, you will offer invaluable contributions to offer a safer environment for you, your fellow workers, management and anyone else operating and interacting with your company in Newcastle. As a direct result of your position and duties, your business will become more successful due to reduced incident rates and other operation disruption.

Health and Safety Representative Training in Newcastle is a crucial component of ensuring that your organisation is equipped with someone who is versed in the correct knowledge, skill, and safety protocols to effectively manage any company’s risks. At Leading Safety Training, we empower representatives to create safe and healthy working environments in their respective organisations across Newcastle.

The team at Leading Safety Training deliver exceptional an HSR Course in Newcastle – this training specifically addresses the initial course that is involved in becoming a Health and Safety Representative in Newcastle. However, we also offer our existing students with the HSR refresher training – a course that each representative is entitled to each year of their tenure.

HSR Training

What’s Involved in the 5 Day HSR Course Newcastle?

Day 1

Interpreting the WHS legislative framework

Day one of representative training includes discussing the key parties within each organisation, their legislative obligations and health and safety duties in Newcastle.

 

Day 2

Establishing representation in the workplace

It’s important to note the required representation in each workplace: Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs), Health and Safety Committees (HSCs) and other arrangements in Newcastle.

 

Day 3

Participating in effective consultation

It’s important to note the required representation in each workplace: Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs), Health and Safety Committees (HSCs) and other arrangements in Newcastle.

Day 4

Monitoring PCBU’s management of WHS risks

Health & Safety Representatives must be well versed in risk management and control, including workplace inspections, notifiable incidents and incident investigation.

 

Day 5

Issuing of Provisional Improvement Notices

The 5 day HSR Course Newcastle will break down PINs and directing the cessation of unsafe work.

Course Outcomes

  Course Duration

The Health and Safety Representative Training Newcastle runs over 5 Days. The course duration is 6.5 hours each day. This applies to both face-to-face & Zoom HSR training.

 

Assessment

Course assessment of Health and Safety Representation Training is informal.

  Course Awards

An HSR training course certificate of attendance will be issued to all participants who complete the 5 day course in Newcastle. The course & 5 Day HSR Training is NSW SafeWork Approved.

Health and Safety Representative Training Newcastle

Trained by the Professionals

The HSR Course Newcastle training provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to fulfil their role as a Health and Safety Representative in Newcastle. Through Leading Safety Training, students attend the Newcastle course through Coastal OHS; a SafeWork NSW approved training provider. Compliant under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011, our expert teachers deliver Health and Safety Representative Training Newcastle for all those who wish to complete and become a Representative in Newcastle.

By delivering fantastic Health and Safety Representative Training Newcastle programs, we equip representatives with the valuable knowledge, skill and awareness necessary to ensure an incident and disruption-free workplace.

Health & Safety Rep Newcastle FAQ

What Is a Health and Safety Representative?

Health and Safety Representatives are commonly referred to as HSRs, and are workers who have been elected to represent the health and safety interests of their workgroup. A large component of health and safety representation in Newcastle is communication – the Training for HSRs in Newcastle is primarily based on communicating with the managers, business owners, workers and others around the health and safety concerns within a workplace.

 

How Do You Become a Health and Safety Representative in Newcastle?

You become a health and safety representative within your workplace by being elected within the workplace by a working group of individuals.

As the health and safety representative will act for and represent people in a working group, the working group will elect a representative to take on the role of HSR. Workers only elect an HSR within a workplace after an agreement on the workgroups has been reached. All workers are entitled to elect one or more Health and Safety Representatives and deputy HSRs for a three-year term.

Representatives are to then ensure they are well trained with a HSR Course Newcastle. Training will cover everything from the legislative framework, key WHS terminology, penalties for non-compliance, how to resolve WHS concerns, incident notification and investigation, and issuing PINS and directing unsafe work to cease.

 

Is HSR Training Mandatory in Newcastle?

In Newcastle and NSW, it is not mandatory to have a Health and Safety Representative. In other Australian states, legislation varies. For example, in Queensland, it is compulsory to elect and have a Health and Safety Representative.

In Newcastle, if a worker requests an HSR, then work groups must be first assembled to allow for the successful election of representation. From there, the PCBU consults with the HSR going forward. It is not compulsory to have an individual within your workplace undergo HSR training in Newcastle; however, Health and Safety Representative Training Newcastle are strongly recommended for the sole reason of effective and comprehensive health and safety management.

 

What Are the Duties of a Health & Safety Representative in Newcastle?

  • Represent the interests and concerns of the workgroup
  • Successful communication between management, workgroup and PCBU
  • Identify potential hazards, risks and dangers in the workplace
  • Conduct health and safety audits
  • Make recommendations regarding health and safety
  • Direct unsafe work to halt if they have reason to believe that someone is at risk
  • Investigate any incidents
  • Conduct regular inspections
  • Issue a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) in the case of a WHS breach
  • Attend Health and Safety Committee Meetings in Newcastle

 

Can I Take A HSR Course Newcastle Online?

Yes! Here at Leading Safety Training, we’ve adapted our course offerings to facilitate successful health and safety representative training in Newcastle via Zoom. The traditionally face-to-face course can be conducted on-site or completed via virtual Training on Zoom with a Newcastle-based teacher.

 

How Much Does the Health and Safety Representative Training Newcastle Cost?

At Leading Safety Training, our five-day health and safety representative training in Newcastle costs $690 for public courses and is facilitated through our sister company, Coastal OHS, a SafeWork approved course provider. We also offer on-site delivery of representative Training across Newcastle and the state. If you’d like to learn more about our on-site training course prices in Newcastle, contact our team today for a full price breakdown.

We will deliver these courses on-site ANYWHERE in Newcastle. Contact us for a quotation.

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02 4382 3055

Locations

Newcastle

HSR training is delivered through our sister company Coastal OHS Services.

Course Fee

OnSite Delivery POA
Public Courses $690pp

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