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Safety Representatives


Programme Overview
The primary objective of the Safety Representative programme is to provide newly appointed safety representatives with an understanding of the key areas of occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation and guidance. The course focuses particularly on the necessary skills and knowledge to fulfil their role as an employee safety representative.

Who should attend?
The programme is designed for those who have recently been appointed as employee safety representatives.


*In line with official guidance for public health relating to social distancing, we are moving this online to a web based delivery.

Duration: 3 Days

Programme Content:
  • Safety and Health Legal System
  • Role of the Safety Representative
  • Health & Safety Regulations
  • Identifying Hazards
  • Risk Assessment
  • Manual Handling
  • Display Screen Equipment
  • Chemicals / Noise / Fire
  • Communication Skills
  • Psychosocial / Human Factor Hazards
  • Role of the Health & Safety Authority
  • Accident Investigation
  • Sources of Information

The programme runs over 3 consecutive days. There are a number of activities and case studies as part of the course to ensure that the key knowledge and skills are practiced.

The programme is delivered by experienced Ibec Health and Safety Executives who provide members with health and safety advice, consultancy and training on a daily basis. Programme participants are encouraged to express their views and experiences. The programme facilitates participant discussion to ensure a thorough understanding of the key points and their application. Case studies and exercises will be used to ensure a real practical understanding of each subject.

Upcoming dates:

Dublin, OnlineSeptember 8, 9, 10, 2021
Dublin, OnlineNovember 24, 25, 26, 2021

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  • Course Fact File

  • Locations:
    Dublin, Online
  • Course fee:
    Member rate: €625
    Non-member rate: €800
    * Cost quoted per person

    Payment method:
    - Pay by credit card online here
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