This course is approved by the SeaCare Authority and applies to Health and Safety Representative from the Maritime Industry operating under the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992, Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993 and associated Regulations 2003.
On completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- The objectives of the OHS(MI) Act and their importance to the health and safety of employees
- The duty of care and related provisions as they apply to operators and employees
- Workplace arrangements including designated work groups, HSRs and HSCs
- The distinction between legislation, codes of practice, relevant industry standards and agency policy, and know their relationship to each other
- The duties of manufacturers, repairers, installers and suppliers within the context of the OHS(MI) Act
- The links between OHS, workers compensation and rehabilitation of injured workers
- The role of trade unions, employee representatives and consultants in dealing with health and safety issues in the context of the OHS(MI) Act
- The role of management in relation to the objectives of the OHS(MI) Act
On successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a certificate of attendance.
Participants must wear a long sleeve shirt and pants, safety boots on the third or fourth day for the site inspection.