Effective Health & Safety Committee Training
Effective Health & Safety Committee Course - 1 day Onsite Delivery
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.
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.
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.
Topic 3: Functions of the Health & Safety Committee
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.
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
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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