Effective Health & Safety Committee Training

Effective Health & Safety Committee Course  -  1 day Onsite Delivery

Course Aims

To provide participants with the necessary information to participate as a member of their Health & Safety Committee (HSC) and be knowledgeable about the role of the HSC including how the HSC may also assist the business (PCBU) to satisfy its duty to consult workers in matters of health and safety in the workplace.

Course Content

Topic 1: The Work Health and Safety Legislation Framework and the Roles and Responsibilities of the Main Duty Holders

Learning Outcome: Participants should be able to describe the WHS framework and the role and responsibilities of the main duty holders.

1 hour

Topic 2: Management of Health and Safety Risks


Learning Outcome: Participants should be able to describe what is involved in managing health and safety risks in the workplace.

2 hours

Topic 3: Functions of the Health & Safety Committee


Learning Outcomes:

a) Participants should be able to explain who should or could be a member of the HSC and the meaning of the terms “representatives of the PCBU” and “worker representatives.”

b) Participants should be able to describe what consultation is; the PCBU’s duty to consult with workers; the workers’ duty to reasonably cooperate and comply; and how, when and why consultation should be conducted in the workplace as per Sections 47-49, and 70 of the WHS Act.

c) Participants should be able to describe the functions of a HSC as per Sections 75-78 of the WHS Act, the role and responsibilities of the Chairperson, Secretary and members, and how they can make their HSC effective.

3 hours


Who Should Do the Course?

New and existing Health & Safety Committee members and others who would like to gain a good grounding in WHS Consultation.


1 Day  -  9am to 4.00pm

Tailored Training

When delivered onsite we can tailor this course to meet your requirements. Call us to discuss your requirements or let us know in the online quote form.

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Course Information

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