Employees are entitled to select a Safety Representative, who is the liaison between management and employees on health and safety matters. Safety Reps should attend training in order to promote active worker engagement in safe work procedures and to develop a committee to review these safety procedures.

  • Introduction to Health and Safety Legislation
  • Role and Function of the Safety Representative and Safety Consultation
  • Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment
  • Safety Statements
  • Accident Investigation and Reporting
  • Chemical Safety
  • Active and Reactive Monitoring
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Information sources

On completion of the course delegates will:

  • Be familiar with the implications of health and safety legislation on both the employer and the employee
  • Understand the role and function of the Safety Representative
  • Be able to identify hazards and assess the risks associated with common workplace hazards
  • Be able to contribute to the accident/incident investigation process
  • Understand the requirements of workplace safety management

An LCE Certificate of completion will be awarded to each participant on successful completion of course.