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Health & Safety Representatives Overview

A health & safety representative is a worker who, under section 8 of the Act, identifies health and safety hazards and provide recommendations to the employer.

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How WSPS can help

The Health and Safety Representative Basic Training course is an online self-paced eLearning program that provides instruction on the powers, functions and duties of the workplace health and safety representative.

Small businesses with 6-19 employees who complete the training program from July 15, 2021 onwards are eligible for reimbursement. More information on how to claim the reimbursement can be found on the course page.