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Health and Safety Representative Course

Full Day Workshop

 

 

15 May 2020: Southern Sun: Elangeni Durban

22 May 2020: The Beach Hotel Port Elizabeth

29 May 2020: Tsogo Sun: Century City: Cape Town

 

 

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  Click here to download registration forms for 22 May 2020: The Beach Hotel Port Elizabeth

Click here to download registration forms for 29 May 2020: Tsogo Sun: Century City: Cape Town

 

 

Course Content:

Module 1: Introduction

1.1 Safety and law in South Africa

1.2 Objectives of the Occupational Health and Safety Act

1.3 Importance and purpose of conducting Safety Health and Environmental (SHE) representative activities

1.4 Benefits of resolving SHE related issues 

 

Module 2: Layout of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations

2.1 Sections of the Occupational Health and Safety Act

2.2 Regulations of the Occupational Health and Safety Act

2.3 Important terms and definitions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act

 

Module 3: Legal Structures of the Occupational Health and Safety Act

3.1 Role players in the SHE process

3.2 Legal structures of the Occupational Health and Safety Act

3.3 Legal appointments and responsibilities of the Occupational Health and Safety Act

 

Module 4: Duties and responsibilities of employers, employees and other persons stipulated by the Occupational Health and Safety Act

 4.1 Requirements applicable to the employer

4.2 Requirements applicable to employees

4.3 Requirements applicable to other persons 

 

Module 5: Health and safety representative and committees

 5.1 Requirements applicable to a Health and Safety Representative

5.2 Requirements applicable to a Health and Safety Committee

 

Module 6: Practical SHE

 6.1 Health and Safety Policy

6.2 Copy of the OHS Act

6.3 Reporting of injuries and occupational diseases

6.4 Recording of incidents (record keeping)

6.5 Incident investigations

6.6 Certain deductions prohibited

6.7 Duty not to interfere with, damage or misuse things

6.8 Housekeeping

6.9 Personal protective equipment

6.10 Symbolic safety signs

6.11 First aid and first aid boxes

6.12 Stacking and storing of articles

6.13 Use of ladders

6.14 Flammable liquids

6.15 Use of machinery

6.16 Sanitation and conditions of bathrooms and facilities

6.17 Hazardous chemical substances (HCS)

6.18 Offences and Penalties

 

Module 7: Performing SHE activities 

7.1 The importance of participating in the activities within the SHE structures.

7.2 Importants of teamwork

7.3 Consultation and communication with other parties within the organisation 

7.4 Consultation and communication with other parties within the organisation

7.5 SHE inspections

 

Study Module 8: Performing basic risk assessments

8.1 Reasons for risk assessments

8.2 What is meant by the term ‘‘risk assessment’’

8.3 What is a hazard?

8.4 Using ‘‘the five-step risk assessment method’’

 

Purpose of the course 

It will empower learners to be able to perform safety, health and environmental representation activities and to know health and safety legislation relevant to the functions, duties and responsibilities of a Health and Safety Representative at a working place.

 

Module standard (US) 

This course is aligned to US 259622 ‘‘Describe the functions of the workplace health and safety representative’’

 

The qualifying learner will be capable of:  

  • Explaining the specified requirements to conduct safety, health and environmental representation activities at a working place

  • Describing the legislative framework of workplace health and safety legislation, legislation pertaining to health and safety representatives and committees, and the effect on the duties of health and safety representatives of health and safety legislation pertaining to the employers and employees (including contractors)

  • Participating in the actions to address safety, health and environmental related issues.

  • Participating in activities within safety, health and environmental structures

 

Who should attend? 

  • Health and Safety Representatives,

  • Union representatives,

  • Health and Safety Committee Members,

  • Possible co-opted members,

  • Persons involved with the day to day activities of Health and Safety

  • Representative and Committees

  • All employees

 

Price:

  • R 2690-00 (incl. Vat) per delegate

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

  • Safe and secure parking


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