Safety Representatives course
Course Details;

This 3-day Safety Representatives Training Course will provide those selected and appointed as Safety Representatives across various types of employment with the knowledge to carry out their role as Safety Representatives. The role of the safety representative is very specific, section 25 of the 2005 Act entitles employees from time to time to select and appoint from amongst their number at their place of work, a representative to represent them at the place of work in consultation with their employer on matters related to safety, health and welfare at the place of work. This course is aimed at Safety Representatives from across all sectors of employment and can be tailored to suit your specific sector so that Safety Representatives can best represent staff in such areas.

Course Aims;
  • To provide those selected and appointed as Safety Representatives with a required knowledge of what is contained in legislation and regulations, to fulfil the role assigned to them.
  • The learner will have a better understanding of the employer’s duties in relation to consultation, participation of employees and the role of safety the committees.
Course Objectives;

The learner will;

  • Understand the relevant legislation, its components and the specific provisions relating to the role of the Safety Representative.
  • Know the duties of the employer and the employee.
  • Identify hazards and assess the risks associated with common workplace hazards.
  • Know the importance of routine workplace inspections.
  • Investigate accidents and recommend preventative actions.
  • Understand the function and role of the Health and Safety Authority.
  • Understand how to source information relevant to you as a Safety Representative.
  • Understand the Safety Statement and its importance to health and safety within the workplace.
Pre-Course Requirements;
  • English is the language in which training is delivered and learners must have fluency in English.
  • Please let us know if learners have any specific learner requirements.
Course Programme;
  • Safety Health & Safety Legislation.
  • Role of the safety representative and committee members in the safety consultation process.
  • Communication skills for safety representative and committee members.
  • Hazard identification and risk assessment process.
  • Carrying out safety and health inspections.
  • Preparing and implementing the safety statement.
  • Accident investigation, recording and analysis.
  • Sources of safety and health information.
  • Risk control and safety management at work.
  • Course review.
Training Methods;
  • Classroom based power-point presentation.
  • Workshop.
Certification;
    • Upon successful completion of this course, learners will receive a Phoenix STS Certificate of Achievement.
    • Each learner will be required to be involved in the course workshops.
    • Course refresher is recommended after 3 years.
Who Should Attend This Course?

Staff appointed and selected as a Safety Representative.

Duration;

3 Days.

Maximum Learners;

12