WorkSafe Approved HSR Refresher OHS Training Course - Work-related Gendered Violence including Sexual Harassment

Under the Victorian OHS Act (section 67) all elected HSRs and deputy HSRs after completing an initial course of training, have an entitlement (for each year they hold office) to attend Refresher training and choose the course in consultation with their employer.

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Who should attend? 

This course is right for you if: You are an HSR or Deputy HSR and you want to learn more about the risks of work-related gendered violence and sexual harassment.

Although HSRs are the primary audience, this course may also be suitable for managers, supervisors, health and safety committee members and others looking to broaden their knowledge of the risks of work-related gendered violence and sexual harassment.

What will be covered?

This WorkSafe-approved training course will help HSRs to understand and exercise their powers effectively.

The training will provide HSRs with the confidence, skills and knowledge to represent their designated work group when raising health and safety concerns in relation to work-related gendered violence, including sexual harassment.

HSRs are in a position where they can act on behalf of employees in their designated work group to raise issues that are identified. To do this, they require a level of understanding of the subject matter. This training steps through information on work-related gendered violence, including sexual harassment, to assist in providing that level of understanding to enable the HSR to identify factors that are impacting psychological health and safety. With this knowledge, they are able to liaise with their designated work group and management to raise issues as they are identified.

Positive mental health is a state of psychological and emotional wellbeing that allows people to participate in their community, work, education and families while coping with the ordinary challenges of life.

This training course covers the important subject area of work-related gendered violence, including sexual harassment. It examines factors that can negatively impact mental health and safety, resulting in negative impacts on other areas of a worker's health and life.

Comprehensive participant notes and up to date supplementary information will be provided. 

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