HSR Initial OHS Training Course
This course is run over 5 session(s):
16 March 2015 - 8:45am - 5:00pm
17 March 2015 - 8:45am - 5:00pm
23 March 2015 - 8:45am - 5:00pm
24 March 2015 - 8:45am - 5:00pm
25 March 2015 - 8:45am - 5:00pm
To exercise powers and rights as an HSR effectively, it is essential that HSRs (and Deputy HSRs) receive training. This WorkSafe approved training course aims to provide HSRs with the skills, knowledge and confidence to represent their designated work group and to help make their workplace safer.
Who should attend
Under the OHS Act (section 67), all elected HSRs and deputy HSRs are entitled to undertake WorkSafe Victoria approved OHS training for HSRs and choose their training provider in consultation with their employer. VECCI is approved to deliver the HSR Initial OHS Training Course.
Under section 67 of the Victorian OHS Act 2004 an employer, if requested, must allow an elected HSR and elected Deputy HSR to attend a WorkSafe approved HSR Initial OHS Training Course on paid time, pay the cost of the course and any other associated costs. Section 67 also allows HSRs to choose the approved training course they attend in consultation with their employer.