The Working Environment Act § 6-5 state that it is the employers responsibility to ensure that the Safety Representatives (Verneombud) receive appropriate training in order to perform their tasks according to the requirements. The employer is liable for all costs regarding training.
This course will give a basic introduction to the laws and is based on The Norwegian Labour Inspection Authorities (Arbeidstilsynet) guidelines for Safety Representatives.
This course is an alternative to the standard 40 hours course.
Training for less than 40 hours may be agreed if the parties jointly find that it is justified based on an assessment of the nature and scope of the problems
It is recommended to document this agreement in this template (no). Also, an «soundness assessment» must be documented. For SME’s with a limited scope of risk, this is straight forward in the template above.
Safety Representatives and members of working environment committee.
Beneficial to have a look at these resources first:
NOK 1990.- ex.VAT. (Invoice by email, or payment with PayPal (credit card).Start HSE Course