health & safety representatives course

health & safety representatives course

Health & Safety representative course is compulsory for any industry employing 20 or more employees as per the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993.
Health & Safety representative is given as a legal appointment under section 17 of the OHS Act 85 of 1993.

OHSTâ„¢ has developed an excellent course which will assist learners on both the legal aspects as well as the practical aspects of being effective HSE representatives.
The course is SAQA unit standard approved and covers both compliance as well as application in the field of health & safety.

course 1

1) HSE REPRESENTATIVES COURSE

contents

  • Explaining and the understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993.
  • Understanding the various terminologies and definitions.
  • Duties of the employers (Sec 8) and employees (Sec 14) of the OHS Act 85 of 1993.
  • Safety Representatives (Sec 17) and their functions (Sec 18) of the OHS Act 85 of 1993.
  • Safety Committees (Sec 19) and their functions (Sec 20) of the OHS Act 85 of 1993.
  • Identify Hazards
  • Effective workplace inspections
  • Case Study and assessment.
DURATION: 1 day
TARGET GROUP: HSE reps, HSE committee members, union members, supervisors, management
COURSE OBJECTIVE: This course provides the learner with the duties, responsibilities and roles & functions of HSE representatives.
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course 2

2) APPLYING SAFETY, HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT PRINCIPLES & PROCEDURES

contents

  • Explaining and the understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993.
  • Understanding the various terminologies and definitions.
  • Duties of the employers (Sec 8) and employees (Sec 14) of the OHS Act 85 of 1993.
  • Safety Representatives (Sec 17) and their functions (Sec 18) of the OHS Act 85 of 1993.
  • Safety Committees (Sec 19) and their functions (Sec 20) of the OHS Act 85 of 1993.
  • Effectively identifying hazards, unsafe acts and unsafe conditions.
  • Effective HSE inspections at the workplace.
  • Variables that influence Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Effective Communication.
  • Safety Principles & Practices.
  • Effective HSE committee meetings and minute taking.
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Case Study and assessment.
DURATION: 2 days
TARGET GROUP: HSE reps, HSE committee members, union members, supervisors, management
COURSE OBJECTIVE: This course provides the learner with the duties, responsibilities and roles & functions of HSE representatives.
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