Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1

Date 09 September, 2019 | Time 9am - 4.30pm - Two days (9-10 September 2019)

Venue OSEA, 64 Arena Avenue, Invercargill

Event Description

Ensuring you and your colleagues remain free from injury at work takes not only care, but specific knowledge and skills.

This course will help you to understand the Health and Safety at Work Act, and its associated regulations, to maintain a safe working environment. Content and delivery of this programme will be aligned with the most up to date requirements of health and safety training - whatever your business.

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 (9-10 September 2019)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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