HSR Refresher
Training ACT

Health and Safety Representative (HSR) Refresher Training – 1 Day, WorkSafe ACT approved

Health and Safety Representatives are entitled to complete the 1-day refresher training each year for the duration of their tenure provided they completed the initial 5 Day HSR course

This refresher training will update you on your knowledge and skills of workplace health and safety.  The role of a HSR is to represent the workers of their work group on safety matters.

This includes liaising with staff and communicating all identified safety concerns to management. The HSR refresher course is conducted by experts who have many years real life experience in safety.

Your role as a health and safety representative contributes to a reduction of incidents and disruptions in your workplace.  HSRs make a positive impact on the well-being of all workers and contribute to the overall success of the business.

Good Safety is Good for Business!

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Courses delivered by Coastal OHS Services RTO No 91577

HSR Refresher Training

1 Day WorkSafe ACT Approved Course

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Maintaining Safe Working Environments

Leading Safety Training is passionate about helping HSR’s contributing to a safer workplace.  Our HSR Training programs equip HSRs with all the tools they need to help keep workers safe whilst on the job.

The one day refresher training ensures health and safety representatives have a current and informed understanding of best industry practices and WHS legislation.

Complying with the Work Health and Safety Act 2011, this training course is provided through our RTO Coastal OHS Services, and delivered by trainers who have many years of real life experience in a wide variety of workplaces.

HSR Training

Topics Discussed

  Interpreting the WHS legislative framework

Key parties, their legislative obligations and duties


 Establishing representation in the workplace

Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs), Health and Safety Committees (HSCs) and other arrangements


 Participating in effective consultation

Negotiation, issue resolution and contributing to the minimisation of risks

 Monitoring PCBU’s management of WHS risks

Workplace inspections, notifiable incidents and incident investigation


 Issuing of Provisional Improvement Notices

Provisional Improvement Notices (PINs) and directing the cessation of unsafe work

Course Outcomes

  Course Duration

The Course runs for 1 day, approximately 6.5 hours.



Assessment for the course is informal

  Course Awards

All participants will be issued with an HSR refresher certificate of attendance upon completion.

HSR training

Delivered Onsite or via Teams

The 1-Day Refresher course can be completed face-to-face onsite anywhere in the ACT or online via Microsoft Teams. To participate in the online one-day refresher training, a stable internet connection and webcam will be required.

As a WorkSafe ACT Approved training course, our 1-Day HSR refresher training course meets the requirements of the Work Health and Safety Regulation (2017). The 1- day course runs over a 6.5-hour time frame.

HSR Refresher Course Outline

The 1-day HSR Refresher will build upon your foundational understanding of work health and safety practices by covering a variety of topics. These topics will help to improve your capacity as a Health & Safety Representative by equipping you with actionable knowledge that you can apply upon return to your place of work.

Following the initial course, the completion of this refresher course will leave you with the confidence to act on current work health and safety practices and information and provide value by contributing to create a safer workplace

Frequently Asked Questions

Is HSR Refresher Training Compulsory?

No.  Health and Safety Representative Refresher training is not a requirement to conduct the functions and powers of a HSR.  However it is highly recommended to complete a refresher course every 12 months. This ensures a HSR is kept up to date with WHS practices and requirements and further develop their capacity to function as a health and safety representative.

Is the HSR Refresher Training available online?

WorkSafe ACT has given approval to deliver the Health and Safety Representative Refresher course online via Teams. We have public courses online over Microsoft Teams through our RTO Coastal OHS Services. 

Can an elected HSR be refused refresher training?

No.  If an elected HSR requests HSR Training, their PCBU must comply. As long as the elected HSR has previously completed Initial HSR training, with an approved WorkSafe ACT provider, they may complete the HSR Refresher training. 

What is the cost of HSR Refresher Training in the ACT?

The WorkSafe ACT approved HSR Refresher course costs depend on the number of staff receiving the training and the format and location of the training. Contact our team for a quote.

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

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02 4382 3055


Australian Capital Territory

HSR training is delivered through our RTO Coastal OHS Services.

Course Fee

OnSite Delivery POA
Public Courses $489pp