Employment Equity

    

 

The OHS Act and the Responsibilities of Management course

(Legal Liability)

 

 

 

One Day Course

 

15 September 2022 (08:30 - 16:00) Interactive Online Course

16 September 2022 (08:30 – 16:00) Emperors Palace: Convention Centre 

Course Content

 

Module 1: 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 Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHS Act)

  • Overview of the OHS Act (the aim and scope; sections and regulations)
  • Significant terms and definitions
  • New Covid-19 laws and prescriptions for the workplace (post the Disaster Management Act)

 

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
  • The general responsibilities of employers towards other persons
  • Information, communication, training, and supervision - including supervision of machinery
  • Explanation of a competent person
  • Responsibilities of employees
  • Acts or omissions by employees and mandatories (Including the principle of vicarious liability)
  • Contractor management (contractor’s agreements; letters of good standing etc.)
  • The health and safety practitioner and 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 of occupational injuries and diseases
  • Investigation of incidents
  • Certain deductions prohibited/ personal safety equipment and facilities/ copy of the Act
  • Exemptions/health and safety agreements
  • Offences and penalties

 

Module 7: Risk assessments, systems or program approach

  • Safety risk assessments (Baseline, Issue-Based and Continuous Risk Assessments)
  • A systems or program approach
  • Design and implementation of an effective health and safety system

 

This course is aligned to unit standard:

US 120344 - Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of relevant current occupational health and safety legislation.

 

Purpose of the course:

Learners found competent in this unit standard will be able to explain the basic principles of relevant current health and safety legislation and the consequences of non-compliance.

 

The learner is capable of:

  • Explaining the basic principles of the Act and accompanying Regulations.
  • Explaining the requirements for minimum compliance stipulated in the Act.
  • Interpreting the management controls required to achieve compliance.
  • Explaining the obligations of managers in terms of communication and training.

 

The programme will be useful 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.

 

Registration Fee

  • Price per delegate for the interactive online presentation - R 2440-00 
  • Price per delegate for the presentation at Emperors Palace: Convention Centre- R 2950-00 (Incl. lunch and refreshments)
  • Includes course material and certificates.  

Course material will only be made available to paid participants.

Seats are limited. Early booking is essential.

 

For further information contact:

  • Deidre at telephone: (012) 666 8284/ 083 556 9407
  • Fax: (086) 547 2636 
  • Email: [email protected]                               

                         

 

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