Course Name
C6 - Occupational Health and Safety in the workplace
Course Description
This course is an overview of the application of the Ocupational Health and Safety Act in the workplace. It is designed to inform all managers of their responsibilities and requirements to conform to the legislation.
Duration
1 day
Cost
R 2 950.00

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Module 1 : An Overview of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 85 Of 1993

  • Introduction
  • The purpose of the Act and the scope of application
  • Definitions
  • Health and safety policy
  • General duties of the Employer
  • Duty to inform
  • Duties of the Employees
  • Chief executive officer charged with certain duties – legal appointments
  • Health and safety representatives
  • Health and safety committees
  • Report to Inspector regarding certain incidents
  • Functions and powers of inspectors

Module 2 : Regulations

  • General Safety Regulations
  • Environmental Regulations for Workplaces