Standards for Technical Roles

Elected Safety Representative Development Training: Conduct independent inspections and audits and present findings and concerns effectively

Standard Code: 7084

Amendment: April 2013

Aim and objectives:

The aim of the ESR Development Training is to support improved health and safety through more effective workforce involvement, by helping safety representatives develop their effectiveness and confidence against the following objectives:

  • Understand and identify major accident hazards;
  • Understand risk analysis to get involved in preparing/revising safety cases;
  • Investigate incidents and apply root cause analysis;
  • Conduct independent inspections and audits and present findings and concerns effectively.

Target audience:

This training programme has been designed for elected safety representatives (ESR’s).

Delegate pre-requisites:

Delegates must hold a valid Elected Safety Representative Initial Training certificate (or have acquired equivalent knowledge, understanding and skills by other routes). Delegates are also expected to be up to date on current safety legislation, either through recent attendance on the OPITO approved OSR initial Training course or OSR Further Training Course or through self-directed learning.

Validity:

No expiry

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