Training for HSRs

Training and education is critical for this important role in the workplace.

You must be trained

The first step in being an effective HSR is to receive the accredited training.

You may have already received it, but if not, the person conducting the business or undertaking (PCBU) must:

  • ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that you have completed your five-day HSR training within three months of your election.
  • give you the time off to attend the training and must pay the training fees along with any other reasonable costs associated with attending the training.

You must also be paid what you would’ve normally been paid for any time spent attending the training course.

Training Providers

Worksafe Queensland maintains a list of Registered Training Organisations that provide training for Health and Safety Reps. This list can be downloaded from the Worksafe website.