This short course provides an in-depth consideration of the South African Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1993 and its implications for both the employers and the employee.
Learners who have been declared competent against the unit standard will be able to:
• Explain civil and criminal liability related to Health and Safety
• Explain the reasons for the existence of the Act
• Describe the generic structure of the Act
• Identify the responsibilities of the employer, employees and contractors with regards to the compliance of the Act
• Explain the accountability of the CEO and the implications for non-compliance
• Identify the structures required to facilitate application of OHSA
• Determine the requirements to implement the OHSA
• Explain the duties of the designated appointments
• Describe the obligations of the employer to comply with the OHSA
• Explain the concept of Risk Assessment
• Conduct a Risk Assessment in the workplace
• Complete a health and safety assessment in the workplace
UNIT STANDARDS APPLICABLE TO COURSE
Unit Standard 242668
Demonstrate knowledge and application of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 85 of 1993 (OHSA) (as amended) and the responsibilities of management in terms of the Act NQF Level 4Credits 4
This programme has been developed for any person who has an interest in occupational health, safety and the environment would benefit from this course. Newly appointed SHE Representatives would benefit from the knowledge they will acquire.
Duration:Participants will be expected to attend a 2 day course and are then given 30 days to complete their POE. (Rates quoted are for the support over these 30 days.)
Results:The results will be sent to the employer once assessment and moderation have been verified by the relevant SETA..
Cost is inclusive of:Training Materials; Facilitation; Telephonic support for Learners; Assessments; Moderation; Certification