Safety Representation

NISO Certification

Safety Representation is a 2-day NISO Certified course.

Guidance from the Health and Safety Authority recommends a minimum standard of training for workplace Safety Representatives.

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



  • To provide an introduction to health and safety legislation;
  • the key functions of safety representatives prescribed under health and safety legislation;
  • workplace risk identification and control.

Course Content

  • Health and safety legislation
  • Roles and functions
  • The Safety Statement, hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Workplace hazards, sources of hazards and the requirement for prevention and control
  • Accident causation, prevention and policies
  • Review of risk assessment methods and documentation
  • Communication and effective participation in meetings

Additional Information

Delivery: The course includes both theory and practical exercises.
Modular format with informal discussions, a workshop and group work.
Materials: Participants will receive a training pack and e-resources.
Tutors: Our instructors are well qualified and experienced: they are health and safety professionals who can teach.
We pride ourselves, since 1988, of training health and safety professionals who contribute everyday to make Irish workplaces safer.

Assessment: Learning outcomes will be assessed.



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