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THE OHS ACT AND THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF MANAGEMENT

 

 

17 November 2017: Protea Hotel By Marriott Tyger Valley: Cape Town

 

 

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     Click here to download registration forms for 17 November 2017: Protea Hotel By Marriott Tyger Valley: Cape Town

 

 

 

Course Content:

 

Module1: Legislation and Safety Management in South Africa

·         Legislative History / health and safety legislation in South Africa

·         Civil and criminal liabilities

 

Module 2: Foundations and Principles of Safety Management

·         Safety management and the organisation

·         Principles of safety management

 

Module 3: Overview of the OHS Act

·         Overview of the OHS Act (The aim and scope; sections & regulations)

·         Significant terms and definitions

 

Module 4: The Legal Responsibilities of Interested and Affected Parties

·         Legal structure and responsibilities

·         The role of the CEO and the general duties of management

·         Health and safety policy

·         The general responsibilities of employers towards employees (Information, communication; training and supervision - including supervision of machinery)

·         The general responsibilities of employers towards other persons

·         Responsibilities of employees

·         Acts or omissions by employees (Including the principle of vicarious liability)

·         Responsibilities of contractors (Contractors agreement; letter of good standing)

·         The safety practitioner or safety co-coordinator

·         Legal responsibilities of manufacturers, designers, importers, sellers or suppliers regarding the use of articles and substances at work

 

Module 5: Good Organisational Governance; Management Commitment; She Excellence and Control

·         Good organisational governance

·         Achieving SHE Excellence

·         Management commitment

·         Creating a safety culture

·         Monitoring by management

·         Common areas of control

 

Module 6:Applicable SHE Legislation

·         Health and safety representatives and committees

·         Record keeping

·         Reporting to the Chief Inspector regarding reportable injuries and diseases

·         Investigation of incidents

·         Certain deductions prohibited/ personal safety equipment and facilities

·         Exemptions

·         Health and safety agreements

·         Offences and penalties

 

Module 7: Risk Assessments, Systems or Program Approach

·         Safety Risk Assessment (Baseline -; Issues Based – and Continuous Risk

·         Assessments)

·         The systems or program approach

·         Design and implementation of an effective health and safety system

 

The programme will be use ful for managers at all levels including:

·         The CEO-Section 16(1) or Managing Director,

·         Section 16(2) appointees/ Directors,

·         Engineers,

·         Middle Management and line Management,

·         Supervisors,

·         GMR 2(1) appointees,

·         GMR 2(7) appointees,

·         Safety and security officers,

·         Compliance officers,

·         Union Representatives and

·         Learners in commercial and industrial insurance

 

Price: 

 

·         R 2190 (incl. Vat) per delegate

·         Price include course material, certificates, legislation and catering/ refreshments

·         Safe and secure parking

 

For further information contact:

Deidre at telephone: (012) 666 8284/ 083 556 9407

Fax: (086) 547 2636 or (012) 661 1411

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