HSR Initial OHS Training Course

This WorkSafe-approved course is designed for CFMEU elected HSRs. All HSRs and deputy HSRs are entitled to an initial course of training in occupational health and safety as per section 67 of the OH&S Act 2004. HSRs can choose their course in consultation with their employer. The learning objectives for this course include:

  • Interpreting the occupational health and safety legislative framework and its relationship to the HSR
  • Identifying key parties and their legislative obligations and duties
  • Establishing representation in the workplace
  • Participating in consultation and issue resolution
  • Representing designated work group members in any OHS risk management process undertaken by the appropriate duty holder/s
  • Issuing a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) and directing the cessation of work

Course Information

HSR Initial OHS Training Course


5 Days

This course must be completed within 6 months of commencement. To receive a certificate of attendance participants must attend all five days.

Licensing/Regulatory Information


Pre-requisite Unit


Entry Requirements

  • Confirmation of appointment from relevant organiser or official.

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