Creating Effective Health & Safety Committees


Trainees who complete this course will have knowledge and practical skills
in the following areas:

Current legislative requirements of involvement of employees within the New Zealand workplace

What a committee should comprise of, how they should be run, common pitfalls and what makes an effective health and safety committee

Effective communication channels, conflict resolution and when to consider using an external expert

Planning and preparation, running a meeting, taking minutes, understanding how to communicate effectively, working as a team, and how to motivate others.


Starting a new health and safety committee? Has your existing committee stagnated? This course will kick-start and revitalise your meetings. Learn how to use meeting time effectively and efficiently to drive performance and monitor progress. Best practice health and safety systems depend on communication and co-operation between parties, as well as highly motivated staff. These two key ingredients are often overlooked in safety programmes.

The course uses a range of practical group exercises and scenarios to solidify learning. Specific company documentation can be included on request.

This course is ideal for all members of the health and safety committee and all health and safety representatives. This course is also delivered as part of Health and Safety Representative - Stage four.


$250 per student