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Courtenell Pty Ltd

as Trustee for the Vowles Family Trust

WHS Training Specialists, Sydney, Australia  

train@courtenell.com.au ~ PO Box 622 Broadway NSW 2007

ABN: 42164393628 ~ ACN: 050109281

Consultation

What is Consultation?

Consultation is a two-way process between persons conducting businesses or undertakings (PCBUs) and workers where you:


 


Why Consult?

Consultation is one of the corner-stones of health and safety in Australia.


PCBU’s have a duty under the law to consult with their workers and others in relation to health and safety matters.


This is because of the recognised benefit that comes from workers input into decision making about health and safety.


The input of workers is valuable as they are the people who are most familiar with the operations of the company, they daily see the hazards or indicators of emerging hazards that could result in disease and injury. They are also frequently best placed to suggest solutions that will work.


By creating a culture of co-operation and consultation Management can draw on this valuable source of information to ensure that the decisions they make about safety are effective.


How to Consult

Consultation can be accomplished in a number of ways:

































Courtenell offers training in all aspects of Consultation for HSRs and for Committees.


Health and Safety Representative Training

Health and Safety Representative 5 Day Course

Health and Safety Representative Refresher Course

Understanding the Role of your HSRs Information Session


Health and Safety Committee

Effective Health and Safety Committee Course (3 Day)

Health and Safety Committee Chairperson Course

Health and Safety Committee Refresher Course


Available
Consultation Training:

Committee Training


Effective Health and Safety Committee Course (3 Day)

Health and Safety Committee Chairperson Course

Health and Safety Committee Refresher Course


HSR Training


Health and Safety Representative 5 Day Course

Health and Safety Representative Refresher Course

Understanding the Role of your HSRs Information Session


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