HSR Initial OHS Training Course

Overview

HSR representatives have a vital role in workplace OHS and under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OHS Act) their role, powers and entitlements are well recognised.

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.

HSRs/DHSRs can choose the course they wish to attend in consultation with their employer.

RMIT University is approved to deliver the HSR Initial OHS Training Course (V3.0). 

Course content

Course content includes:
• interpreting the OHS legislative framework and its relationships to the HSR and the workplace,
• identifying key parties, their legislative obligations and duties,
• establishing representation in the workplace,
• participating in consultation and issue resolution,
• representing the designated work group,
• issuing a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) and directing the cessation of work.

Ideal for

This practical course is designed for HSRs and deputy HSRs. Although Managers, Supervisors, Health and safety committee members and other people involved with health and safety in the workplace may also benefit from attending.

Important Information

Total course hours are 35 plus breaks.

 

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Outcome

At the end of the course, participants should:
• understand and effectively exercise their HSR power,
• gain knowledge of protections and entitlements under the OHS Act 2004,
• gain confidence, skill and knowledge to represent their designated work group.

Pre-requisites

There are no pre requisites for this course.

Materials supplied

Participants will receive a comprehensive course manual and an official hard copy of the OHS Act 2004.

Materials to bring

All materials are provided.

Award

Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance on completion of the 5 days.

Additional notes

All trainers have a solid, detailed understanding of the Victorian OHS Act (2004), in particular all sections relevant to the purpose of HSRs and their powers, protections and entitlements.

Morning tea is provided. Students can bring their own lunch or purchase from the local restaurants. 

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Available course dates

Thursday 18 July 2019

  • Code S150070
  • Start date 18.07.19
  • End date 26.07.19
  • Hours 40
  • Campus RMIT
  • Fee $925.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Thu 18.07.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Fri 19.07.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Wed 24.07.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Thu 25.07.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Fri 26.07.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00

Monday 05 August 2019

  • Code S150070
  • Start date 05.08.19
  • End date 13.08.19
  • Hours 40
  • Campus RMIT
  • Fee $925.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Mon 05.08.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Tue 06.08.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Wed 07.08.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Mon 12.08.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Tue 13.08.19 10:00am 05:00pm 8.00

Monday 09 September 2019

  • Code S150070
  • Start date 09.09.19
  • End date 17.09.19
  • Hours 40
  • Campus RMIT
  • Fee $925.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Mon 09.09.19 10:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Tue 10.09.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Wed 11.09.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Mon 16.09.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Tue 17.09.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00

Monday 07 October 2019

  • Code S150070
  • Start date 07.10.19
  • End date 15.10.19
  • Hours 40
  • Campus RMIT
  • Fee $925.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Mon 07.10.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Tue 08.10.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Wed 09.10.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Mon 14.10.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Tue 15.10.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00

Monday 11 November 2019

  • Code S150070
  • Start date 11.11.19
  • End date 19.11.19
  • Hours 40
  • Campus RMIT
  • Fee $925.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Mon 11.11.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Tue 12.11.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Wed 13.11.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Mon 18.11.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Tue 19.11.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00

Monday 02 December 2019

  • Code S150070
  • Start date 02.12.19
  • End date 10.12.19
  • Hours 40
  • Campus RMIT
  • Fee $925.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Mon 02.12.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Tue 03.12.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Wed 04.12.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Mon 09.12.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Tue 10.12.19 09:00am 05:00pm 8.00

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