|When:||17 September 2012 to 18 September 2012|
|Location:||Invercargill, Southland Region, New Zealand|
Monday, 17 September 2012 - Tuesday, 18 September 2012
Employers' Association, Invercargill
ACC funding available
This course introduces skills and knowledge for somebody who is new to the role of a health and safety representative or who has previously had very little formal training in this area. It covers the basic requirements that must be in place and uses real life experiences to reinforce how to better facilitate their role. WORKSHOP CONTENT • Introduction to workplace health and safety: core concepts - The problem - The legislative requirements • Employee participation - Responsibility of management, and delegated responsibilities - Shared accountabilities – role of a safety committee • Good faith in practice - Communication issues and concepts: the communications model - Concept of good faith in workplace communication • Role of the health and safety representative • Hazard management • Accident and emergency investigation and reporting • Workplace health and safety culture: peer support and care • Representatives wider roles: networks and resources PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENTS On leaving this course you will be able to • Promote management of health and safety issues, through the use of sound hazard management systems and practices • Foster good faith communication and co-operation between various work areas/groups • Facilitate constructive input from those doing the work, through employee participation processes • Meet the objectives of relevant employment statutes DURATION Two days PRESENTER Employers’ Association Health & Safety Adviser INVESTMENT $ 150.00 + GST for Key ACC Industries $ 550.00 + GST for Employers’ Association members $ 670.00 + GST for non members Investment includes course notes and catering.