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Safety Representative Course

Safety Representatives play an important role in any organisation/company. The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 states that employees are entitled to select at least one individual as a Safety Representative when the number of employees exceeds 20. Safety Representatives are the designated individual who will make representation to management with regard to Health and Safety in the workplace.

The Safety Representative Course is a three-day programme designed to outline the role and function of the Safety Representative and conforms to the guidance set out by the Health and Safety Authority and provides a comprehensive foundation to Health and Safety.

Who Should Attend:

  • Safety Representatives
  • Supervisors/Managers

Course Programme:

  • Safety Culture in the workplace
  • Health and Safety Legislation
  • Implications of Health and Safety Legislation on both employer and employee
  • Role of Safety Representative/Safety Officer & Safety Team
  • Safety Statement/Risk Assessments/Safe Working Procedures
  • Hazard Identification
  • Accident/Incident Reporting and Prevention
  • Safety Audits etc

Course Manual:

This course comes with a comprehensive manual, which proves an excellent source of reference after completion of course. Templates of Risk Assessments and checklists are provided during the course.

Training Methodology:

Classroom-based course, which is highly interactive and uses practical exercises and simulated case studies to reinforce understanding and learning.

Duration: 3 Days
Participants: 12 max

For more information on the Safety Representative Course contact Carraig Safety Consultants
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