Health and safety representatives

ACC funds selected providers to deliver training courses to elected health and safety representatives. This page covers how to enrol your representatives on the training courses.

Improving employee participation in health and safety

As an employer you can improve employee participation in health and safety by ensuring:

  • your elected health and safety representatives receive effective training in workplace heath and safety functions, and have a clear understanding of what their responsibilities are as health and safety representatives
  • you allocate the time so the health and safety representatives can contribute to reducing workplace injuries.

To help you achieve these goals, ACC is funding selected providers to deliver two-day training courses to your elected health and safety representatives. These courses:

Remember, trained health and safety representatives have the skills to help you reduce employee injuries and business costs. Check out the Injury cost calculator to find out what injuries really cost your business.

More information

Contact the providers below and visit their websites for further information on training for health and safety representatives.



More information

Business New Zealand

Auckland, Waikato

EMA Learning (external link)

Business New Zealand

Wellington, Taranaki,
Hawkes Bay

EMA Central (external link)

Business New Zealand

West Coast

Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce (external link)

Impac Services

All regions

Impac (external link)

New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (NZTU)

All regions

WorksafeReps (external link)

Please note – Business New Zealand Courses carry an administration charge of $120 for each participating representative.

Last updated: 20 April 2009