Health and Safety Committee Chairperson

The HSC has a strategic workplace wide role, for example, assisting with the development of WHS policies/procedures, setting standards, facilitating consultation between the PCBU & workers, supporting HSRs.

The role of the Committee Chairperson is vital to the success of an effective HSC. They need to prepare for a meeting, conduct and facilitate the meeting, manage and action items discussed and solve problems when issues arise.

This course is designed to give the Chairperson the skills necessary to ensure the procedures of a committee meeting are followed, conduct an orderly and relevant meeting and ensure all members have an opportunity to participate.


It is highly recommended that participants have already completed some WHS training prior to attendance, such as the HSR 5 Day course, or the Effective HSRs and HSCs 3 Day Course or at least the WHS Awareness 1 Day course. 


5 hours


$330.00 per person (GST free)

Health and Safety Committee Chairperson Public Course Dates

07/05/2021 09:00 - 14:30 Wollongong $330.00 per person Register

Health and Safety Committee Chairperson Course Details

  • Powers and functions of a Health & Safety Representative (HSR)
  • Health and Safety Committees (HSCs) Functions
  • Role of worker members of a HSC
  • Role of PCBU members of a HSC
  • Role of the Chairperson
  • Role of the Secretary
  • Committee members’ duties
  • The HSC Constitution or Terms of Reference
  • Meeting facilitation skills
  • Effective communication strategies
  • Problem solving steps
  • Role of the HSC in reviewing policies with activity to review the WHS Policy
  • Review of agendas and minutes
  • Strategies to manage action items on minutes and improve outcomes
  • Key Performance Indicators related to safety
  • Annual Safety Activity Planner


Course fee includes course materials, refreshments, morning tea and lunch. Free off street parking is available.


Training is delivered face to face.

Award and Recognition

Successful participants will be awarded with a Certificate of Attendance.