5 Day Introductory Occupational Safety and Health Representative Training - Education Specific
$995 inc GST
Dates in 2019
13 - 17 May
5 - 9 August
28 October - 1 November
About this Course:
This course is specifically developed by Unity Training and the State School Teachers Union of WA for employees of the Department of Education. Over 5 days Safety and Health Representatives will understand the WA Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 and how to practically apply it to a school environment. We look specifically at OSH issues facing schools and explore how the DoE policies and procedures apply to these. In addition we also conduct a site inspection at a local school.
During the training you will developing an understanding of the objectives of the Act and your role as an OSH Rep within the Act, including:
- Knowledge of your powers under the legislation, and how to effectively exercise them;
- Skills in representing the members of your designated work group including consulting and negotiating with your employer;
- Skills in identifying hazards and the process by which they should be controlled;
- Knowledge of where, and how, to obtain assistance in dealing with hazards and dangerous situations;
- An understanding of the role of occupational health and safety in the workplace in the prevention of accidents, injury and disease.
- Conflict Resolution and the issuing of Provisional Improvement Notices are incorporated in this course.
As a OSH Rep, you are entitled to attend training with a provider of your choice, in consultation with your Employer.
This course delivers the five (5) core units from BSB30715 Certificate III in Work Health and Safety, if you would like to complete this please contact us before you attend the course.
Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to understand and comply with work health and safety Acts, regulations and codes of practice in the workplace.
Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain a health and safe workplace through participation in the process of identifying work health and safety (WHS) hazards and assessing and controlling WHS risks, and the promotion and support of worker consultation.
It applies to individuals who assist with the identification of workplace hazards and the addition to their main duties.
Participate effective in WHS Communication and consultation processes.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to participate in work health and safety (WHS) communication and consultation processes as part of their work health and safety responsibilities, which are in addition to their main duties.
Contribute to WHS issue resolution.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to work health and safety (WHS) issue-resolution processes, and to communicate their outcomes.
It applies to individuals who contribute to the resolution of WHS issues in the workplace as part of their WHS responsibilities which are in addition to their main duties.
Assist with responding to incidents.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with actions and activities performed in response to work health and safety (WHS) incidents which includes accidents.
It applies to individuals who work under supervision and use some discretion and judgement to respond to incidents within their level of responsibility. The unit applies to people who work in a broad range of WHS roles across all industries.
After successfully completing the five (5) core units, participants can choose to undertake an assessment process for a Statement of Attainment for the units delivered in the introductory course. Evidence will be required and a workbook will be provided to participants. Evidence required in assessment is workplace based and is not covered during the course. Please contact us for the cost of this assessment.
We are a Nationally Recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO No. 4327).
2 Day Post Introductory/Advanced Occupational Safety and Health Representative Training
Metropolitan $555.00 inc GST
Dates in 2019:
4 - 5 April
About this course:
This course provides experienced Safety Representatives, who have previously attended the 5-day Introductory Course with the opportunity to receive up-to-date information about the Western Australian Occupational Safety and Health Act and Regulations. The 2 days has been specifically designed to build on the skills and knowledge already obtained and aims to increase the role of the Health and Safety Representatives within their organisation’s safety management program. Once again this course is designed for employees of the WA Department of Education and covers how to manage OSH issues that may arise in a school environment.
Transitional Training, Conflict Resolution and the Issuing of Provisional Improvement Notices (PINS) are also incorporated into this course
Bookings for both these courses:
Contact the SSTUWA:
Tel: (08) 9210 6000 or 1800 199 073