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Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
Repealed version for 1 July 2017 to 31 August 2017 (accessed 20 September 2017 at 04:42)
21   Training for health and safety representatives
(1)  For the purposes of section 72 (1) of the Act, a health and safety representative is entitled to attend the following courses of training in work health and safety:
(a)  an initial course of training of 5 days,
(b)  1 day’s refresher training each year, with the entitlement to the first refresher training commencing 1 year after the initial training.
(2)  In approving a course of training in work health and safety for the purposes of section 72 (1) of the Act, the regulator may have regard to any relevant matters, including:
(a)  the content and quality of the curriculum, including its relevance to the powers and functions of a health and safety representative, and
(b)  the qualifications, knowledge and experience of the person who is to provide the course.
(3)  The regulator may revoke or vary an approval under this clause.
(4)  The regulator may impose conditions on an approval under this clause and may vary those conditions.
 This clause prescribes courses of training to which a health and safety representative is entitled. In addition to these courses, the health and safety representative and the person conducting the business or undertaking may agree that the representative will attend or receive further training.