Safety Representative REFRESHER Course

Course Introduction 


This course is designed for Safety Representatives, Safety Committee members and learners who wish to keep up to speed with developments in workplace health and safety.

Entry Requirements 

Learners should have previously gained Safety Representative certification and/or Safety and Health at Work certification.

Course Duration 


1 day

Learning Objectoves 

Throughout the course learners will review:

       The promotion of safety, health and welfare in the workplace

       Current health and safety legislation

       The role, responsibilities and function of the safety representative

       Safety statements, hazard identification and risk assessments

       Fire hazards, their sources and fire prevention controls

       Causes of accidents  and prevention strategies

Course Content 

        Key safety, health and welfare legislation.

        Safety Representation and Safety Consultation.

.        Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment.

        Risk Control and Behavioural Safety.

        Accidents and Incident Reporting and Investigation.

        Workplace Inspections.

        Influencing, Communicating and Negotiating.

        Sources of Health and Safety Information.

        Preparing and Implementing the Safety Statement.

        Common hazards including:

o              Fire & Chemicals

o             Manual Handling and repetitive handling tasks

o             VDU workstations

o             Bullying and work related stress

o             Working at heights

Contact the Centre at 091-528777 to organize a course in your company.