OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY

 

 

 

 

 

 

"health and safety equipment means any article or part thereof which is manufactured, provided or installed in the interest

 

(2)   Without derogating from the generality of an employer’s duties under subsection (1), the matters to which those

 

 

General duties of employers regarding listed work.
(1)   Every employer shall provide and maintain, as far as a reasonably practicable, a working environment that is safe
General duties of employers to their employees.
of the health or safety of any person.”
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(1)  Every employer contemplated in subsection (1) shall keep the health and safety representatives designated for their
and without risk to the health of his employees.
(4)   Enforcing such measures as may be necessary in the interest of health and safety.
(3)   Providing such information, instructions, training and supervision as may be necessary to ensure, as far as is
duties refer including particular.
reasonably practicable, the health and safety at work of his employees.

 

HS1 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY INDUCTION COURSE

workplaces or sections of the workplaces, informed of the actions taken under subsection (1) in their respective
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workplaces or sections thereof and of the results of such actions:

 

THE OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT NO 85 OF 1993

(2) Provided that individual results of biological monitoring and medical surveillance relating to the work of the employee,
shall only with the written consent of such employee be made available to any person other than an inspector, the employer or the employee concerned.
Health and safety representatives:

 

Subject to the provisions of subsection (2), every employer who has more than 20 employees in his employment at any workplace, shall, within four months after the commencement of this Act or after commencing business, or from such time as the number of employees exceeds 20, as the case may be, designate in writing for a specified period health and safety representatives for such workplace, or for different sections thereof.

 

Purpose To create an awareness and implementation of the OHS act with the employees
as well as the employers to strive towards a healthy and risk-free work environment
Cost Excluding VAT Cost - R380.00
  Duration - 4 hours
Included in Course (per learner) Learner workbooks, Letter of attendance
Excluded in Course Refreshments / lunch and certificates
Offences, penalties and special orders of court:

 

 

Any employer who does or omits to do an act, thereby causing any person to be injured at a workplace, or, in the case of a person employed by him to be injured at any place in the course of his employment, or any user who does or omits to do   an act in connection with the use of plant or machinery thereby causing any person to be injured, shall be guilty of an offence if that employer or user, as the case may be, would in respect of that act or omission have been guilty of the offence of culpable homicide  had that act or omission caused the death of the said person, irrespective of whether or not the injury could have led to the death of such person, and on conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding R100 000.00 or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding two years or to both such fine and such imprisonment.

 

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THEORY
• Understanding of the OHS act
• Safe making of working environment by employee
• Safekeeping by employer
• Reporting procedures of:
Unsafe working environment, injuries on duty
ASSESSMENT & LEARNING TOOLS
Video, OHP, Extinguishers, hose reels and fire hydrants

 

THEORY

Legal requirements for Safety Representatives

• Procedure at Safety Committee Meetings
• Machinery Safety
• Electricity
• Industrial Hygiene
• Basic Loss Control
• Good Housekeeping
• Safety Attitude
• Fire Precaution
ASSESSMENT & LEARNING TOOLS
Video, OHP
Stands
Spades
Plastic Bags
Written Test

 

HS2 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY REPRESENTATIVE

 

 

 

SAQA Unit Standard Title

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of relevant current occupational health and
  safety legislation
Purpose
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
Unit Standard Aligned Yes NQF Level 4    
SAQA Unit Standard ID 120344 Credits 4
Cost Excluding VAT R570.00
  Duration - 8 hours
Included in Course (per learner) Learner workbooks, certificates.
Excluded in Course Refreshments / lunch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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