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Health and Safety Representative – Maritime Industry

This course is designed for those who have been elected to represent the employees in their designated work group on matters of health and safety.


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Overview

This course is approved by the SeaCare Authority and applies to Health and Safety Representative from the Maritime Industry operating under the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992, Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993 and associated Regulations 2003.

Course Outcomes

On completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • The objectives of the OHS(MI) Act and their importance to the health and safety of employees
  • The duty of care and related provisions as they apply to operators and employees
  • Workplace arrangements including designated work groups, HSRs and HSCs
  • The distinction between legislation, codes of practice, relevant industry standards and agency policy, and know their relationship to each other
  • The duties of manufacturers, repairers, installers and suppliers within the context of the OHS(MI) Act
  • The links between OHS, workers compensation and rehabilitation of injured workers
  • The role of trade unions, employee representatives and consultants in dealing with health and safety issues in the context of the OHS(MI) Act
  • The role of management in relation to the objectives of the OHS(MI) Act
COURSE DATES

Start DateEnd DateLocationBook Now
Monday 4 February, 2019Friday 8 February, 2019North LakeBook Now
Monday 23 September, 2019Friday 27 September, 2019North LakeBook Now
FEES

Membership TypePrice
Non-Member$1,355
Individual/Associate$1,200
Ruby$1,170
Sapphire$1,135
Emerald$1,100
Diamond$1,070

ON-COMPLETION

On successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a certificate of attendance.

ADDITIONAL INFO
  • Participants must wear a long sleeve shirt and pants, safety boots on the third or fourth day for the site inspection.
  • Participants are also required to bring copies of their company’s OHS Policy and Procedure documents, particularly those relating to workplace inspections and hazard reporting, along with any agreements relating to their role in the organisation, workplace inspections and hazard reporting. The documents will be used for in-class exercises.