The Effective Health and Safety Representative

We will help you to be an effective and confident H&S rep, build a good understanding of health and safety framework, and how you can help improve your workplace. No previous training is needed.

Online and in person
Now booking for 2024
14hrs (4x 3hr online classes, plus homework activities)
Level 1
You must attend all sessions
Book through your
Prospect organiser or email [email protected]

Who is the course for?

Those nominated by their branch to be health and safety representatives. No prior training is needed.

This course is not available to freelancers. Unfortunately, the law only allows employees to become union safety reps.

What will I learn?

  • A basic understanding of the health and safety legal framework
  • How and where to find health and safety information and guidance
  • The role and rights of a health and safety rep
  • How to be effective in addressing collective issues
  • How health and safety can help grow the union in your workplace

What attendees say

“Our trainer was very good and organised us through the course/exercises smoothly and was able to share is knowledge in a relatable way. Very well done.

“I found this course both interesting and useful. It exceeded my expectation!  I enjoyed the interactions with other participants from different organisations, as it was really interesting to see the different approaches and H&S incidents in various organisations.”