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    Wexford Chamber Skillnet courses subsidised by Skillnet Ireland through the Department of Education & Skills.

    Training Aim:

    • Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 workers may select and appoint from among their fellow employees, a Safety Representative.
    • The Safety Representative role includes the undertaking of tasks such as workplace inspections, accidents investigation, investigation of complaints and consultation on workplace health and safety matters. Training is required for safety representatives and employers are required to ensure that such training is comprehensive and allows Safety Representatives to fulfil their role in the workplace.


    Who is it for?

    This course is designed for both worker and manager safety representatives and safety committee members.



    • Tuesday 16th April & Tuesday 23rd April 2024
    • 9.30am to 4.30pm


    Where:  County Wexford Chamber Offices, Hill Street, Wexford Town



    • To introduce health and safety legislation
    • The key functions of safety representatives prescribed under health and safety legislation
    • Workplace risk identification and control.


    Course Content:

    • Safety and health legal system
    • Role and functions of the safety representative
    • Communication skills for the safety representative
    • Hazard identification and carrying out risk assessments
    • Preparing and implementing the safety statement
    • Carrying out safety and health inspections
    • Accident investigation, recording and analysis
    • Sources of safety and health information
    • Risk-control and safety and health management at work
    • Fire safety



    The course includes both theory and practical exercises.

    Course delivery in classroom format with informal discussions, workshop and group work.



    Participants will receive a training pack with slide notes, a comprehensive set of written notes and a link to the Safety Representatives Resource Book.