The successful learner will understand the objectives and statutory requirements pertaining to health and safety in the workplace. They will explain the rights, powers, functions and duties of the workplace health and safety representative, and how any errant safety, health and environmental (SHE) issues may be handled. The course also covers the HSE representative’s participation and interaction within the HSE structure when fulfilling their duties and measuring the degree of participation.
Written assesment to be done at the end of the course, learners must achieve a minimum of 65%.
- Providing a framework of workplace health and safety legislation pertaining to HSE representatives’ statutory requirements for conducting HSE representative activities
- Representative activities; health and safety committee activities
- Addressing HSE-related issues (dealing with HSE-related issues, establishing facts relating to issues, resolution of issues, importance of resolving issues)
- Complying with the activities within HSE structures (extent of participation, consultative requirements of HSE representatives, the importance of participating in activities, measuring the participation of the HSE representatives)