Health and Safety Representatives Course

9 – 13 March 2020

Guildford Regional Office

This course is aimed at newly elected and less experienced Health & Safety reps organising at a local level and incorporates Risk Assessment training.

This course will help you:

  • Find out more about your role as a UNISON Health & Safety rep
  • Practice the skills you will need
  • Develop your confidence to represent your members effectively
  • Understand your employer’s key responsibilities for health and safety at work
  • Understand the law relating to health and safety at work
  • Show an awareness of the risks in the workplace
  • Understand the key legal requirements concerning risk assessments and the criteria used
  • Be familiar with the UNISON approach to risk assessments
  • Understand how risk assessments can be used as part of a workplace strategy for improving the health, safety and welfare of their members
  • Develop a risk assessment resource pack for use in the workplace and union

UNISON South East Training Application Form