Health and Safety Representatives Training - Stage 1

Presenter Employers' Association Health and Safety Consultant

Date 22 May, 2017 | Time 9.00am - 4.30pm - Two days (22-23 May)

Venue OSEA, 64 Arena Avenue, Invercargill

Event Description

This programme will cover the core elements of the proposed NZQA unit standard plus the requirements of the “Initial” Health and Safety Representative Training as required by the regulations.

Designed for

Health and safety representatives, members of a health and safety committee or any employee/employer wishing to understand the Health and Safety at Work Act and associated regulations.

Learning content
  • Introduction to workplace health and safety
  • Role and functions of a health and safety representative
  • Worker participation
  • Communication
  • Risk management
  • Accident and emergency investigations and reporting
  • Workplace health and safety culture
  • Advocacy skills
  • Safety resources available
  • Developing a plan of action
Learning outcomes
  • Promote management of health and safety issues through the use of sound risk management systems and practices
  • Encourage others to be active in preventing injuries
  • Get your health and safety committee making a difference

Two days (22-23 May)

This Employers’ Otago Southland workshop is registered for the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme. | Regional Business Partner Network event reference OSEA23


Small and medium size businesses may qualify for vouchers to help pay for services such as training workshops, courses and coaching that build the management capabilities of their owners, operators and key managers. Approved businesses will receive a voucher for up to 50% of the course investment fee.

For more information on the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme or to find your local Regional Business Partner please visit

Ticket Cost
Chamber members $682 + GST
Non members $730 + GST
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