Project Description

Health and Safety Representative (HSR) Refresher Training

WHSQ Endorsed delivery provider

The Health and Safety Representative (HSR) refresher program is designed to refresh participants practical knowledge and skills to liaise with other staff to identify Work Health and Safety (WHS) issues as a HSR in their organisation.

HSRs elected by their work group members are entitled to attend this WHSQ approved one (1) day refresher training course every twelve (12) months (as per requirements of the WHS Act. Employers are required allow the HSR to take time off work to attend this training under the QLD WHS Act 2011.

On completion of this program, participants will receive a Statement of Completion for:

  • Health and Safety Representative Training
  • Duration: 1-day

  • Delivery Mode: Face to face Workshop

  • Location: Brisbane | Toowoomba | Townsville

  • Pre-requisites / entry requirements: Completion of Initial HSR 5-day Training

  • Requirements: N/A

  • Outcome: Non-accredited

  • Cost: $315.00 pp ( incl. GST)

  • Our place or yours. Onsite training available on request

Not yet an elected HSR?

All HSRs must undertake the relevant approved five (5) day initial HSR course within three (3) months of their election.

Click here to complete the initial HSR training. 

Relevant Approved Training for HSR

Health and safety representatives (HSRs) are workers elected or selected for the role, who represent the health and safety interests of workers within their workgroup for a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) and provide the means to give workers a voice in health and safety matters at the workplace, and involve workers through participation and consultation.

Roles and duties that may be performed for the elected work group:

  • undertake workplace inspections
  • review the circumstances of workplace incidents
  • accompany a WHSQ inspector during an inspection
  • represent the work group in health and safety matters
  • attend an interview about health and safety matters with a worker from the work group (with the consent of the worker)
  • request that a health and safety committee be established
  • participate in a health and safety committee
  • monitor compliance measures
  • investigate work health and safety complaints from work group members
  • inquire into any risk to the health and safety of workers in the work group
  • issue provisional improvement notices and direct a worker to cease unsafe work (where the HSR has completed the approved training).

Learning Methods

ASTRA use various assessment methods and techniques, including skill and knowledge assessments as an essential step to ensure you progress through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying and training with ASTRA, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples and third-party feedback.

There is no pre or post-course learning required for this course.

Upcoming Courses

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Health and Safety Representative Refresher Training Course 30 October 2019 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Brisbane City 15 $315.00
Health and Safety Representative Refresher Training Course 31 October 2019 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Brendale 15 $315.00
Health and Safety Representative Refresher Training Course 16 December 2019 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Brendale 15 $315.00

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