The role of a Safety Representative is to act as a facilitator to help improve standards within the workplace, but without forming part of the management structure. Safety Representatives are volunteers who have functions and powers, and in order to carry out their role, will be able to inspect any part of an installation or its equipment.
This course will teach you about the role of a Safety Representative, and the legal, moral and financial reasons for forming a strong health and safety culture within the workplace. You will learn of the differences between inspections and audits, how to conduct an investigation and the importance of a successful Safety Management System.
Approximate duration: 25 minutes.
By the end of this course you should be able to: