Safety Representative course

Who should Attend this course

  • Those selected by employers to the role of Safety Rep.
  • Those who are interested in becoming a Safety Rep.

Course Objectives

On completion of this course the learners will be able to:-

  • List the responsibilities of employers and employees.
  • Understand their new role of Safety Representative.
  • Better understand the consultative process within their organisation.
  • Identify typical workplace hazards & assess associated risks.
  • Investigate accidents & recommend preventative actions.

Course Programme

  • Health and Safety Legislation
  • Roles & Functions of the Safety Representative
  • Role of the Health and Safety Authority
  • Safety Management
  • Risk Assessment/Safety Statement
  • Accident/incidents/Near Misses
  • Accident Prevention/Investigation – Typical Workplace Hazards & Risks.
  • Workplace inspections/Auditing
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Fire Safety Awareness & Management
  • Manual Handling/Slips, Trips, Falls
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Display Screen Equipment & Ergonomics.
  • Additional Health & Safety information relating to your Company/Industry.

Methods of training

  • Classroom based power-point presentation with a lot of interactive exercises & discussions throughout.
  • Interactive problem solving case studies throughout.

Assessment & Certification

Continuous assessment throughout the course. Students receive a PSTC Certificate on completion. Duration & Cost

2 day course and cost is €225 per person

This 2 day Safety Representative course aims to give the learners an understanding of health & safety legislation. It will equip them with the skills which will enable them to fulfill their role as a Safety Representative.

Public course