Code of Good Practice on the Integration of Employment Equity into Human Resource Policies and Practices : Part 7

    

 

The OHS Act and the Responsibilities of Management course

(Legal Liability)

 

 

 

One Day Course

 

28 July 2022 (08:30 - 16:00) Interactive Online Course

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.

 

Price:  

  • Price per delegate: Interactive Online Course R 2440.00

  • Price per delegate: Emperors Palace: Convention Centre R 2950-00 (Incl. Lunch and Refreshments)
  • Price include course material, certificates.

 

For further information contact:

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

Fax: (086) 547 2636 

Mail: [email protected]                               

                         

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May

Management and Leadership Skills

25, 26 & 27 May 2022 (08:30 - 16:00)

Interactive Online Course (Postponed)

The Formulation of Disciplinary Charges New Course

27 May 2022 (09:00 - 13:00)

Emperors Palace: Convention Centre

Managing COVID-19 in the Workplace New Course

27 May 2022 (08:30 - 16:00)

Interactive Online Course 

 

June

New Code of Good Practice: Harassment in the Workplace New Course

03 June 2022 (09:00 - 12:00) (Fully Booked)

Emperors Palace: Convention Centre (Click here for new dates)

09 June 2022 (09:00 - 12:00) (Fully Booked)

Interactive Online Course (Click here for new dates)

Employment Equity Committee Training

10 June 2022 (09:00 - 16:00) (Fully Booked)

Emperors Palace: Convention Centre (Click here for new dates)

Managing Poor Performance/ Incapacity

23 June 2022 (09:00 - 12:00)

Interactive Online Course

The Formulation of Disciplinary Charges New Course

24 June 2022 (09:00 - 13:00)

Interactive Online Course

Strategic Human Resources Management (HRM) and - Business Partnering

01, 02 & 03 June 2022 (08:30 - 16:00)

Interactive Online Course

22, 23 & 24 June 2022 (08:30 - 16:00)

Emperors Palace: Convention Centre

Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Course

23 June 2022 (08:30 - 16:00)

Interactive Online Course

The Basic Conditions of Employment Act and Related Workplace Policies New Course

30 June 2022 (08:30 - 12:30)

Interactive Online Course

 

July 

Employment Equity Committee Training

01 July 2022 (09:00 - 16:00)

Interactive Online Course

Workplace Discipline and Dismissal

07 July 2022 (09:00 - 16:00)

Interactive Online Course

Health and Safety Representative and Committee Training Course

14 July 2022 (08:30 - 16:00)

Interactive Online Course

21 July 2022 (08:30 - 16:00)

Emperors Palace Convention Centre

Basic Labour Relations

15 July 2022 (09:00 - 16:00)

Interactive Online Course

New Code of Good Practice: Harassment in the Workplace New Course

15 July 2022 (09:00 - 12:00)

Emperors Palace: Convention Centre

Workshop Chairing Disciplinary Hearings

21 & 22 July 2022 (09:00 - 16:00)

Interactive Online Course

The OHS Act and the Responsibilities of Management

28 July 2022 (08:30 - 16:00)

Interactive Online Course

Managing day-to-day challenges in the workplace

28 July 2022 (09:00 - 15:30)

Interactive Online Course

 

August

Trade Unions in the Workplace

05 August 2022 (09:00 - 12:00)

Interactive Online Course

Shop Steward Training

19 August 2022 (09:00 - 16:00)

Interactive Online Course 

How to win an unfair dismissal case at the CCMA / Bargaining Council

25 August 2022 (09:00 - 16:00)

Interactive Online Course

 

September

Retrenchments Simplified

02 September 2022 (09:00 - 12:00)

Interactive Online Course

 

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