Functions of the workplace health and safety representative
This course is for those who need to describe the functions of the workplace health and safety representative. The person completing this course is able to understand the objectives and statutory requirements pertaining to health and safety in the workplace. The learners will be able to explain the rights, powers, functions and duties of the workplace health and safety representative and how any errant health, safety and environmental issues may be handled. Learners will also be able to participate in the safety, health and environmental structures and measure these activities according to health, safety and environmental requirements.
The course will cover the following learning outcomes:
- Describe the framework of workplace health and safety legislation pertaining to health and safety representatives
- Explain the specified requirements to conduct safety, health and environmental representation activities at a working place
- Address safety, health and environment related issues within the scope of authority
- Comply with the activities within safety, health and environmental structures