What is OHS?

Every worker has the right to a safe workplace. When they go to work each day, they should fully expect to return home uninjured and in the same state of health as they left.

Occupational health and safety involves complete physical, mental and social well-being within a workplace.

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The union movement

Ensuring safe and healthy workplaces has always been one of the fundamental roles of unions. Unions believe that when people come together, great results can be achieved.

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Training HSRs

ACTU Comcare Approved Training

The ACTU is approved to deliver the Commonwealth 5 Day Introductory HSR course, as well as the 1 day HSR Refresher course.  For information on ACTU Comcare approved HSR courses you can access training dates and enrol via the Comcare Approved Training Providers webpages.  Links and contact details to all ACTU Commonwealth Course Approved Providers are listed on these pages under the ACTU/TLC entry.  Please visit HSR courses or WHS Entry Permit Holder course. Please note under section 72 (1) (c) of the Commonwealth WHS Act 2011, HSRs can choose their approved course provider in consultation with their PCBU.