At Leading Safety Training, we provide an industry-leading 1-day WHS Committee Training NSW course. We are accredited with world-class certification as per ISO 2993:2017 certification; the only health and safety training course with this certification in Australia.
When it comes to working situations, safety is supreme. As the experts in safety training, we have developed an in-depth yet streamlined WHS Committee Training NSW Program. Our course highlights NSW industry best practices designed to meet world-class education standards and delivered by experts in their profession. Our program is regularly available can be delivered live via zoom, online or onsite anywhere across NSW.
This course in NSW benefits the workplace as a whole and the attendees who share their knowledge and training as they seek to communicate and collaborate with workers to develop better safety standards and practices in their workplace.
Our expert training aids in health and safety committees to collaborate with other members in their working environment to decrease safety incidents and enhance working conditions in NSW. Additionally, the course educates attendees on NSW legal compliance and teaches best practices for reporting incidents and reducing business disruptions.
Topics Covered Off in NSW Training
Safety (WHS) Laws
The legal framework, duty holders & consultation under the WHS Act 2011.
Functions of Safety Committees
Functions of Health and Safety Committees and Chairpersons.
Meeting and presentation skills, the 10 Laws of Human Communication, problem-solving skills.
Elements of an Emergency Response Plan.
Hazard identification assessment & control, site safety inspection, WHS programs, OHS Management Systems (OHSMS).
Incident investigation tools and skills.
How to reduce the riskiness of behaviours – review of a real-life case study that achieved a steep decline in incidents.
The course runs for 7 hours.
Course assessments are informal and include written/multiple-choice questions, group work, risk management practices.
Each participant will receive a 90+ page course handbook plus a USB with various safety documentations.
Third-party (Exemplar Global) Course certification aligned with ISO 29993:2017.
Not All Health and Safety Committee Courses are Created Equal!
Independent third party certification aligned with ISO 29993:2017 by Exemplar Global, is proof that this course meets the highest international industry recognized standards for learning services.
What is ISO 29993:2017?
ISO 29993:2017 Learning services outside formal education – Service requirements, is an international standard published by the International Organization for Standardization or ISO.
Who is the International Organization for Standardization or ISO?
ISO is an independent, non governmental international organization with their head office in Geneva Switzerland. They have a worldwide membership of 164 standards organizations including Standards Australia.
Through its members, ISO brings together experts from all over the world to develop international standards.
ISO Standards are made by Industry for Industry.
Safety Committee NSW FAQ
Is It a Legal Requirement to Have a Health and Safety Committee in NSW?
It is not a legal requirement to have a health and safety committee in NSW or Health and undergo Safety Committee Training NSW. However, it is highly valued in many workplaces. A health and safety committee enables businesses to communicate with their workers about safety practices, procedures and guidelines and collaborate to improve these conditions.
When Is a Health and Safety Committee Required?
A Health and Safety Committee is required when five or more workers or a health and safety representative display their desire to establish a health and safety committee.
Health and Safety Committees are created to guarantee employees’ safety inside the workplace and its compliance with workplace health and safety legislation. By developing these pillars, they also improve workers morale and efficiency and reduce expensive disruptions.
How Long is the Term for a Health and Safety Committee in NSW?
A committee can be founded to serve a specific purpose like developing guidelines and practices for a new job or system and dissolve when it has completed its task. Additionally, the committee can operate long term to oversee health and safety matters as long as required.
What Does a Work Health and Safety Committee Do?
A work health and safety committee is dedicated to promoting and managing the safety standards within their workplace in the state of NSW. Committee members collaborate with fellow employees and management to decrease safety incidents and risks to ensure workers are protected and can go home safe. They also ensure practices and guidelines are legally compliant to defend the business from prosecution or exposure.
How Long is the Safety Committee Training NSW Course?
Our WHS Committee Training NSW runs for one day or approximately 7 hours. This time is the same across our in-person, online and on Zoom across the state of New South Wales.
Are There Formal Assessments for The Health and Safety Committee Training NSW?
WHS Committee Training NSW assessments are informal but important. The course utilises written and multiple-choice questions, group work and practical risk management scenarios to solidify the understanding of everyone who attends our 1- day course.
How Much Does Health and Safety Committee Training NSW Cost?
We don’t cut corners on our course development and instruction, so you don’t have to endanger your workers’ safety. The WHS Committee Training NSW is $335 per person. Our Safety Committee Training NSW Course is the only one of its kind with independent certification aligned with ISO 29993:2017 and teaching from industry experts.
How Many People Do You Need for a Health and Safety Committee?
You can establish a health and safety committee in NSW on your own accord if you identify the need for an effective team to manage safety. Additionally, if a health and safety representative or a group of at least five workers express their desire to establish one, a health and safety committee can be founded. After this initial prompt, there is a two-month period to develop the committee.