WHS Training Courses

Unions Tasmania is a well-respected and experienced provider of training for Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs), offering a comprehensive five-day course for new HSRs and one-day refreshers throughout the year.

5 Day HSR Introductory Course for Commonwealth, State Public & Private Employees

This is a WorkSafe Tasmania and Comcare approved training course primarily designed for Health and Safety Representatives, however it is an excellent introduction to WHS for any interested person. The course gives participants the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of being an HSR or actively participating in the improvement of work health and safety. 

Topics covered include:

• Interpreting the work health and safety legislative framework and the role of the HSR

• Identifying key parties and their legal obligations and duties

• Establishing representation in the workplace

• Participating in consultation and issue resolution

• Representing members in the risk management process

• Issuing provisional improvement notices and directing work to cease

1 Day HSR Refresher Course for Commonwealth, State Public & Private Employees

This is a WorkSafe Tasmania and Comcare approved training course which provides an annual refresher for Health and Safety Representatives who have previously completed the 5 Day HSR Introductory Course.

 

Upcoming Dates and Registration

Unions Tasmania has adapted our training delivery and altered planned dates for HSR training in June 2020 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Course dates have been set for June using videoconferencing facilities and participants will have the option to attend remotely or at the Unions Tasmania office in Hobart. Further dates will be announced in June for course from July onward.

HEALTH AND SAFETY REPRESENTATIVE (HSR) TRAINING JUNE 2020

Introductory Course for State Health and Safety Representatives (5 days, split over 3 weeks)
Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17 June
Monday 22, Tuesday 23 June
Monday 29 June

Refresher Course (1 day)
Thursday 11 June
Thursday 18 June - Training course is now full. Please contact Unions Tasmania for future course dates.

 

TO REGISTER FOR JUNE COURSES please complete and return the registration form HERE.

 

For more information please contact us on (03) 6216 7600 or email [email protected].

 

 

 

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