Safety Representative Training

The primary objective of the Safety Representative programme is to provide newly appointed safety representatives with an understanding of the key areas of occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation and guidance. The course focuses particularly on the necessary skills and knowledge to fulfil their role as an employee safety representative.

Outline Syllabus

There are a number of modules within this Course:

  1. Safety And Health Legal System

  2. Role of Safety Representative

  3. Health And Safety Regulations

  4. Identifying Hazards

  5. Risk Assessment

  6. Manual Handling

  7. Display Screen Equipment

  8. Chemicals /Noise/Fire

  9. Communication Skills

  10. Role of the Authority

  11. Accident Investigation

Training Method

The programme runs over 3 days which do not need to be consecutive to facilitate your business needs. There are a number of activities and case studies as part of the course to ensure that the key knowledge and skills are practiced. 

The programme is delivered by experienced Health and Safety Executives who provide members with health and safety advice, consultancy and training on a daily basis. Programme participants are encouraged to express their views and experiences. The programme facilitates participant discussion to ensure a thorough understanding of the key points and their application. Case studies and exercises will be used to ensure a real practical understanding of each subject.

Participant Profile

The programme is designed for those who have recently been appointed as employee safety representatives.

No. of participants: max 12

Training Facilities: AV equipment and flipchart. Relevant video clips to emphasise the theoretical background.

Certification: Participants will receive a certificate of attendance on course completion

3 days