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HSR Refresher OHS Training Course (work-related violence version)

This WorkSafe-approved HSR Refresher OHS training course provides an opportunity for HSRs and Deputy HSRs to revisit aspects of the HSR Initial OHS Training Course and refresh their knowledge of OHS in the workplace.

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 co-workers (i.e. DWG)  when raising health and safety concerns in relation to work-related violence.

This course includes:

  • The value of HSRs
  • Consultation in the workplace
  • Elements of the legislative framework
  • Risk Management overview
  • Duty of care in regard to work-related violence
  • Risk Management of work-related violence
  • Incident Management for work-related violence
  • Incident Investigation

Who Should Attend?

Health & Safety Representatives and Deputy Health and Safety Representatives.
Although HSRs are the primary audience; managers, supervisors, health and safety committee members and anyone else with an interest in health and safety may also benefit from attending this course.


Under Section 67 of the Victorian OHS Act, the employer must allow a representative to attend an approved course on paid time, pay the cost of the course and must pay any other associated costs. The courses approved under this section of the Act are both the HSR initial OHS training course and the annual HSR refresher OHS course. This section also allows HSR’s to choose the approved the approved training course after consultation with their employer.


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