1. Stage 1 Health and Safety Representatives

Relevant to: Course length: NZQA Unit Standard: Eligible for assistance?
H&S Committee members
People wanting to be
H&S representatives
Team leaders
2 day               29315NZTE Capability
Development voucher may apply

Everyone who wants to be officially recognised as a H&S representative in their workplace needs to complete this course. NZ Health and Safety law requires training and recognises the role, the duties and responsibilities of workplace health and safety representatives. This course introduces you to the key elements of effective worker participation and engagement. Learn the key strategies and tools you will need to be an effective representative in your workplace.

Session Topics

  • How improvements in health and safety link to productivity
  • Interpreting injury claims information
  • Measuring what matters
  • Calculating the costs of workplace injury
  • Sources of injury information in the workplace
  • The role of the health and safety representative in promoting improvements in health and safety
  • The role of the health and safety representative in supporting an injured worker or manager and return to work plans

Your Learning Outcomes

  • Develop systems to measure health and safety processes
  • Identify and report on links to productivity due to improved health and safety practices
  • Collate and report on various sources of injury information within the workplace
  • Determine injury causal factors from incident reports and notifiable events and provide detailed feedback to Health and Safety Committee meetings for further action
  • Promote improvements within your workplace to reduce injury costs


Two day course, 9am – 4pm

Includes workbook, arrival tea or coffee, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

Course Details

Date Time City Venue
3-4 Aug 2021 9am – 4pm Napier Business Hub
24-25 Aug 2021 9am – 4pm Gisborne Emerald Hotel
31-1 Sep 2021 9am – 4pm Nelson Trailways Hotel
7-8 Sep 2021 9am – 4pm Palmerston North Caccia Birch House
14-15 Sep 2021 9am – 4pm Wellington Business Central
28-29 Sep 2021 9am – 4pm Masterton Copthorne Solway Park
19-20 Oct 2021 9am – 4pm Napier Business Hub
10-11 Nov 2021 9am – 4pm Wellington Business Central
16-17 Nov 2021 9am – 4pm Palmerston North Caccia Birch House
23-24 Nov 2021 9am – 4pm New Plymouth Auto Lodge Motor Inn


Prices indicated are per person.

Members: $599 + GST

Non Members: $725 + GST


The RegisterNow button will take you to the below email address to register your booking.


Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received 10 clear working days prior to the event. Cancellations after this time and ‘no-shows’ on the day will be charged the full invoice amount. Substitutions are permitted if you can no longer attend.