Safety Representative Training

Safety Rep

The addition of the Safety, Heath and Welfare at Work Act 2005 to the statute book (including the employers responsibility to make provision for consultation) confirms that employees are entitled to select at least one individual as a Safety Representative to make representation to management with regard to Health and Safety in the workplace.

This three day programme is designed to outline the role and function of the Safety Representative. The course content conforms to the guidance set by the Health and Safety Authority and provides a very comprehensive foundation to Health and Safety. Safety Representatives play a very important part in the consultation process of health and safety in any workplace.

Course Objectives.
On completion of this course the learners will be able;
List the responsibilities of the employer & employee.
Understand their new role of Safety Representative.
To better understand the consultative process within their organisation. Identify typical workplace hazards & assess the associated risks. Investigate accidents & recommend preventative actions

Course Programme.
Legislation relating to health and safety.
Roles & Functions of the Safety Representative.
Accident Investigations.
Typical Workplace Hazards & Risks.
Manual Handling in the Workplace.
Fire Safety Awareness.
Display Screen Equipment & Ergonomics.
Other health & safety information

Who should attend: Appointed Safety Representatives who have responsibility for fostering proactive communication between management and employees on health and safety issues.
Duration 3 days.
Assessment, Certification GHSS Certificate of attendance.
Certificate Valid for 3yrs.
Max. No. of Trainees 10