SAQA Unit Standard 259604

Duration: 1 day

Health & Safety at the Workplace requires not only Understanding and Knowledge, but most of all a healthy amount of communication throughout the Workforce.

It is the Health & Safety Representative’s Responsibility to prevent potential Threats and non-compliance Issues, to report certain findings to Management, to then discuss possible solutions in carefully structured Health & Safety Meetings, and finally to ensure the achievement of set goals.

In order to give Management a more realistic view of Happenings on the work floor, non-managerial Representatives are of vital importance to this progress.
These Representatives must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the legislative requirements (OSH Act), they must be aware of their Duties and Responsibilities, and they must be familiar with all Administrative Requirements involved in their Quest for Safety at the Workplace.

CONTENTS:

  • Responsibilities of Employees towards Management and vice versa
  • Responsibilities of Employees at the Workplace

Health and Safety Representatives:

  • Election/Nomination
  • Requirements & Procedure of Appointment
  • Legal Requirements and Functions
  • Investigation, Cause – finding
  • Health & Safety Inspections and Reporting
  • Identification of Incidents, their Prevention & Reporting
  • Identification of Risks and Hazards
  • Basic Fire Prevention
  • Legal Document Completion

Practical Exercise:

  • Inspection and Meeting
  • Health & Safety Committees – Legal Requirements and Functions

On Completion of the Training the successful delegate will receive a Certificate and a very detailed handbook with Deviation Report and Inspection Documents.

This Training can be conducted at your premises or at ours. Public Classes for Individuals are available on a bi – weekly basis.

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PUBLIC TRAINING SCHEDULE 2018

 7 Feb 14 Feb 21 Feb 7 Mar
14 Mar 28 Mar 11 Apr 18 Apr
25 Apr 9 May 16 May 30 May
6 Jun 20 Jun 27 Jun 11 Jul
18 Jul 25 Jul 1 Aug 15 Aug
29 Aug 5 Sep 12 Sep 19 Sep
3 Oct 10 Oct 24 Oct 31 Oct
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12 Dec