Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) Northern - Health and Safety Representative Training (Stage 1)

Health and Safety Representative Training (Stage 1)

Essential training to become an effective workplace Health & Safety Representative

Who’s this course for?

This is necessary training for any Health & Safety Representative, and extremely valuable for any Health & Safety committee member, or anyone wanting to better comprehend the Health and Safety at Work Act.

What’s included?

  • Introduction to workplace Health & Safety and the HSWA, the functions and wider roles of Health and Safety Representatives, and workplace Health & Safety cultures
  • Worker engagement and participation; good faith practices
  • Hazard and risk management
  • Injury, illness and accident recording, reporting and investigation.

What you’ll learn:

This two-day course provides Health & Safety Representatives with necessary knowledge of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA), supporting regulations, and the duties of a Representative.

After, you’ll be able to…


  • Effectively perform the responsibilities of a workplace Health & Safety Representative
  • Understand Health & Safety legal requirements
  • Promote the successful management of health and safety issues in good faith.



This programme’s content covers outcomes relevant to the following unit standards, which individual learners may choose to continue working towards in their workplace.

Number 29315   I   Version 1  I   Level 3  I   Credits 2

Describe the role and functions of the Health and Safety Representative in a New Zealand workplace 
nb. This is post-workshop option 


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