SHE representative

Course description

Upon completion of the course, the learner will have a better understanding of the functions and responsibility of an HSE Representative. The learner will be able to carry out basic inspections and participate in HSE committee procedures.

Summative Assessment

  • Written assessment to be done at the end of the course
  • Learners must achieve a minimum of 65%

Course outline

By the end of the course, the learner will be able to:

  • explain:
    • the general purpose and broad content of the OHS Act
    • the election/nomination process
    • the functions and responsibilities of HSE representatives
    • the purpose, structure and responsibilities of an HSE committee
    • the common causes of incidents in the workplace
    • the basic principles of incident prevention
  • participate effectively in HSE committee procedures
  • carry out a basic inspection of their work area
  • identify areas where information is required from the employer to support specific workplace inspection needs
  • identify additional training needs.