Roles of the Health & Safety Rep

NZQA Unit Standard 20198

 

Qualification

Successful trainees receive NZQA Unit Standard 29315, Level 3, Credits 2 Describe the role and functions of the Health and Safety Representative in a New Zealand workplace The purpose of this standard is for representatives to explain and demonstrate the overall role and functions of a Health and Safety Representative in a New Zealand workplace.

Course Duration

2 Days

Price

$500 plus gst per person

Course Overview

Representatives awarded with this standard will be able to:

  • Explain the role and functions of the Health and Safety Representative under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and its Regulations
  • Explain the role of a Health and Safety Representative as an advocate for workers
  • Identify the obligations of a PCBU and WorkSafe New Zealand towards the Health and Safety Representative
  • Describe the risk management process and the importance of communicating with workers and management
  • Describe and demonstrate the powers and obligations that a health and safety representative has in terms of issuing a provisional improvement notice (PIN) and how and when to direct a worker to cease unsafe work.