Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992

  • repealed
  • Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992: repealed, on 4 April 2016, by section 231(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (2015 No 70).
19G Minister may approve occupational health and safety training

(1)

The Minister may approve courses of occupational health and safety training to be carried out at a place of work or elsewhere.

(2)

The Minister may approve a course only if he or she is satisfied that the course is—

(a)

consistent with the object of this Act; and

(b)

relevant to the role of a health and safety representative.

(3)

The Minister may delegate his or her power under subsection (1) to 1 or more persons.

(4)

To avoid doubt, a course approved under this section may be a course that is also approved under section 72 of the Employment Relations Act 2000.

(5)

For the purposes of Part 2B, the reference to a health and safety representative in section 19G(2)(b) means a site health and safety representative.

Section 19G: inserted, on 5 May 2003, by section 13 of the Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 86).

Section 19G(1): amended, on 1 December 2004, by section 3 of the Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 87).

Section 19G(5): inserted, on 16 December 2013, by section 9 of the Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 95).