1800 429 266

HSR Initial OHS Training Course 

Duration: 5 days

Aim: The latest version of the course aims to provide HSRs and Deputy HSRs with the information and skills required to successfully exercise their powers under OHS legislation. The course also informs managers, supervisors, Health and Safety Committee members and other employees interested in OHS.

Learning Objectives:

  • Interpreting the OHS legislative framework and its relationship to the HSR;
  • Identifying key parties and their legislative obligations and duties;
  • Establishing representation in the workplace;
  • Participating in consultation and issue resolution;
  • Representing designated work group members in any OHS risk management process undertaken by the appropriate duty holder(s); and
  • Issuing Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) and directing cessation of work.

All HSR training courses reference the OHS Act 2004 and cover the obligations of key duty holders, HSR powers and entitlements, hazard identification and controls, consultation, issue resolution and Provisional Improvement Notices (PINS)/Direction to cease work. If you have any questions please call us on 1800 429 266.

The  course is interactive, activity based and uses video clips from WorkSafe Victoria.

The vision at WorkSafe Victoria is to see Victorian workers returning home safe every day. WorkSafe regard Health and Safety Representative's (HSR's), together with employers, managers, supervisors and employees as making a vital contribution to making this happen.

Please note:

Under Section 67 of the OHS Act 2004 all HSRs and Deputy HSRs are entitled to attend a 'WorkSafe Victoria Approved Initial OHS Training Course' after being elected. The employer is obliged to allow the HSR time off work with pay to attend this course and must pay the costs associated with the HSR attendance. Section 67 also allows HSRs to choose the approved training course they attend in consultation with their employer.

This course is one of our publicly run courses. Please refer to our  Public training dates for this course below:

HSR Initial OHS Training Course
Times: 8:30am - 4:30pm.

Cost: $960 per person (Including GST, comprehensive course notes & catering).

Cost: $980 per person for training delivered in Sale. (Including GST, comprehensive course notes & catering).

Dates Location  Book
Full Week Monday 18th - Friday 22nd March Sale Closed
Thursdays 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th March & 4th April Notting Hill Closed
Mondays 18th, 25th March & 1st, 8th, 15th April Trafalgar Closed
Tuesdays 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th April Werribee Closed
Wednesdays 10th, 17th, 24th April & 1st, 8th May Notting Hill Closed
Thursdays 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th May Bendigo Closed
Fridays 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st May Traralgon Closed
Full Week Monday 13th -  Friday 17th May Notting Hill Closed
Tuesdays 21st, 28th May & 4th, 11th, 18th June Notting Hill Closed
Tuesdays 11th, 18th, 25th June & 2nd, 9th July Trafalgar Closed
Full Week Monday 22nd - Friday 26th July Notting Hill Closed
Fridays 19th, 26th July & 2nd, 9th ,16th August Trafalgar Closed
Full Week Monday 29th July - Friday 2nd August Bendigo Closed
Mondays 12th, 19th, 26th  August & 2nd  9th  September Trafalgar Closed
Full Week Monday 19th  -  Friday 23rd August Werribee Closed
Tuesdays 20th, 27th August & 3rd, 10th, 17th September Notting Hill Closed
Thursday 22nd, 29th August & 5th, 12th, 19th September Traralgon Closed
Full Week  Monday 16th - Friday 20th September Trafalgar Closed
Fridays 11th, 18th, 25th October and 1st, 8th November Trafalgar Closed
Full Week Monday 14th October  - Friday 18th October Notting Hill Book
Thursdays 24th, 31st October & 7th, 14th, 21st November Notting Hill Book
Wednesdays 30th October & 6th, 13th 20th, 27th November Werribee Book
Monday 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th  November & 2nd December Sale Closed
Full Week Monday 2nd December - Friday 6th December Notting Hill  Book


This course can also be run just for you at your workplace.

If you are interested you can contact us  on 1800 429 266 or via email: training@hazcon.com.au





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