A Short Course for Safety Representatives
This course is designed for new and existing safety representatives. It is also suitable for employers, employees, safety committee members and health and safety practitioners. The aim of the course is to raise awareness of the role of a safety representative, and to provide health and safety information relevant to this role.
This course does not replace training but provides information that may be useful as part of the training process.
This short course for safety representatives is supported by ICTU and IBEC.
Course duration: 30 minutes
On successful completion of this course you should be able to:
• Identify key sections of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005
• Describe the role (functions) of a safety representative
• Identify the rights of a safety representative
• Understand the basis of risk assessment
• Source information and resources available to safety representatives
CPD points: Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points are available from Construction Industry Registry Ireland (CIRI) for this course. One hour of learning will contribute to one CIRI CPD point. Any construction company wishing to avail of the CIRI CPD points must record them as learning outcomes on their own training matrix which then needs to be presented annually to CIRI at the point of renewal.
Safety Representatives Video
This short 2-minute video on 'Safety Representatives in the Workplace' explains the role of a safety representative and what safety representation involves. Click on the link below to access the video.Go to video