Safety Representative Training 3 day course

This Health & Safety Representative training course is a 3 Day programme, designed to provide the learner with the skills and knowledge to fulfil their role as a safety representative, to promote and maintain safety and health in the workplace and effectively represent employees on health & safety issues.

Course Content

  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Promoting Health & Safety in the Workplace
  • Role and functions of HSA
  • Role of The Safety Representative/ Rights of the Safety Representative
  • Be Familiar with the importance of communicating the Safety Statement and its contents¬† to all staff.
  • Be Familiar with the importance of Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment.
  • Control Measures
  • Discuss Occupational Illness & Occupational Diseases
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Accident Prevention
  • Accident Reporting/ Near Miss Reporting
  • Safety Committee meetings
  • Accident Investigation
  • Importance of Effective Communication skills

On course completion the learners will:

  • Understand the roles and functions of a Health and Safety Representative.
  • Understand the concept of the promotion of safety, health & welfare in the workplace
  • Be familiar with health & safety legislation
  • Describe the role, the rights and the functions of the Health and Safety Authority
  • Describe the role, the rights and the functions of the Health & Safety Representatives
  • Understand the importance of Communicating¬† the safety statement, hazard identification & risk assessment.
  • Be able to carry out workplace inspections and investigate accidents in the workplace.
  • Understand the communication process and effective participation at meetings
  • Outline the factors of accident causation, describe prevention strategies and policies and procdures.

The course is approved by IIRSM – International Institute of Risk & Safety Management.