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ACT

If a HSR requests training, a PCBU must allow them to complete the training as outlined in Section 72 of the WHS Act. WorkSafe ACT approves the following courses of training in work health and safety:

  • Initial course of training (5 day course)
  • Refresher training — entitlement to attend each year commencing one year after the initial training (1 day bridging course)

A HSR is not able to exercise all their powers — issuing provisional improvement notices (PINs), directing cessation of work — if they have not completed a course of training approved by WorkSafe ACT.

Website: www.worksafe.act.gov.au

Phone Number: (02) 6207 3000

Email Address: worksafe@act.gov.au

For further information please see this publication released by WorkSafe ACT
http://www.worksafe.act.gov.au/page/view/1253