Health and Safety Representatives (NZ)

Price: $69.00 (Incl. GST)
Member Price: $57.50 (Incl. GST)


Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) play an important role in ensuring a safe and healthy work environment and are the ideal means for representing workers in health and safety consultations with the organisation. However, in order for HSRs to improve health and safety in the workplace, they need to understand how to meet their responsibilities.

This course has therefore been designed to provide the learner with basic information on their functions and powers as an HSR. It is not, however, an approved HSR training course as per the Work Health and Safety Act.


Key Content

  • Key definitions associated with HSRs;
  • Functions of an HSR;
  • Powers of an HSR;
  • Conducting workplace inspections;
  • Accessing information;
  • Gaining outside assistance on WHS matters;
  • Ceasing unsafe work;
  • Provisional improvement notices;
  • Health and safety committees;
  • Formal HSR training.


Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this course, learners should be able to:

  • Define key terms associated with their responsibilities as an HSR;
  • Discuss their responsibilities and powers as an HSR;
  • Discuss what training they need to fulfil their role as an HSR.