- This course is intended for all managers who should know the requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and the consequences of non-compliance.
- Explains the legislative framework of health, safety and environmental legislation at the workplace.
- Demonstrates knowledge pertaining to the requirements regarding a company's health, safety and environmental policies, procedures and codes.
- Explains the implementation and maintenance of health, safety and environmental legislation in a workplace.
· Basic introduction to OHS.
· Importance of legal compliance.
· Composition of the OHS Act.
· Significant terms and definitions.
· Fundamental elements of effective safety management.
· Good organisational governance and safety management.
· Assessing safety risks.
· Achieving SHE excellence.
· The role of the CEO and the general duties of management.
· Imposed relationship between line management and the safety practitioner.
· General duties of manufacturers and sale of articles.
· General duties of employees and employee involvement.
· Health and Safety Representatives and Committees.
· Reportable injuries and occupational diseases.
· Personal safety equipment and facilities.
· Acts or omissions; exemptions, third party agreements and penalties.
· Establishing an effective SHE system.
Duration 8 Hours (1 Day)
NQF Level: 4
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