Course Content

  • Legislative Background
  • Occupational Health & Safety Measures in the Workplace
  • Fundamentals of COVID-19
  • COVID-19 Signs & Symptoms
  • COVID-19 Prevention
  • Protection from COVID-19
  • Cloth Face-masks (CFM)
  • Make your own masks
  • Prepare your home
  • Prepare your workplace
  • COVID-19 Discrimination
  • Workplace Plan
  • Common Questions and Answers

Accreditation / Alignment

None available yet

Course Content

  • Overview of the Legislation.
  • Setting the Legislative Scene
  • General Duties of the Employer
  • General Duties of the Employee
  • Health and Safety Reps
  • Prohibitions under the Act
  • Functions of the DoL Inspectorate

Accreditation / Alignment

Aligned to SAQA US ID 242668 NQF Level 4 Credits 4
“Demonstrate knowledge and application of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, 85 of 1993 (OHSA) (as amended) and the responsibilities of management in terms of the Act”

Course Content

  • Course Introduction.
  • Introduction to ohs / she
  • Identification of Hazards
  • Introduction to Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
  • Conducting a Risk Assessment
  • Managing the Findings
  • Conclusion

Accreditation / Alignment

SAQA UNIT STANDARD ALIGNMENT

Title: Conduct a baseline risk assessment and take appropriate action
Unit Standard: 244287
Credits: 7
NQF Level: 5

Course Content

Part 1 – Introduction to Course
Part 2 – Introduction To OH&S Management
Part 3 – Legal Requirements
Part 4 – Extracts from OH&S Act & Regulations
Part 5 – Legal Requirement – Reporting Incidents
Part 6 – Recording and Investigation of Incidents
Part 7 – DoL Inquiries & Investigations
Part 8 – Reporting Incidents
Part 9 – Documents and Records
Part 10 – Causes of Incidents
Part 11 – Root Cause Analysis
Part 12 – Investigation – Preparation
Part 13 – Investigations – Conducting Interviews
Part 14 – Investigations – Taking Statements
Part 15 – The Investigation – 9 Steps
Part 16 -Learner Exercise – Practical

Accreditation / Alignment

BASED ON UNIT STANDARD

Title: Conduct an investigation into workplace incidents
Unit Standard:  120335
Credits: 5
NQF Level: 3

Duration: 14-18 Hours

Course Content

Part 1 – Theory of Health and Safety Management
Part 2 – Legal Requirements
Part 3 – Risk and Hazard Identification
Part 4 – Reporting the Findings
Part 5 – Incident Investigations
Part 6  – The Health and Safety Committee
Part 7 – Conclusion

Accreditation / Alignment

SAQA UNIT STANDARD ALIGNMENT

Title: Describe the functions of the workplace Health and Safety
Unit Standard: 259622
Credits: 3
NQF Level: 2

Duration: 6-12 hours

Course Content

PART 1 – Legal Requirements
Working at Height
Working at Heights Team
Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment
PART 2 – Fall Protection Plan
Fall Protection System
Fall Protection Access
Fall Protection Roof Ladders and Crawl Boards
Fall Protection Scaffolds & Platforms
Fall Protection Mechanical Access Equipment
PART 3 – Basic Fall Arrest Technician
Fall Arrest Systems
Fall Arrest Anchorage
Fall Arrest Lifelines
Fall Arrest Equipment
PART 4 – Reporting Incidents

Accreditation / Alignment

SAQA UNIT STANDARD ALIGNMENT

Title: Explain and perform fall arrest techniques when Working at Heights
Unit Standard: 229998
Credits: 2
NQF Level: 1

Duration: 8-14 hours