This course is giving the learner the understanding to maintain health, safety and environmental legislation in a work place.
- Legislative framework of health, safety and environmental legislation
- Legislative Process
- Composition of the Act
- Legislation Contravention
- Legal Implications
Purpose of the Ohs Act
How the need for the Ohs Legislation is identified
Consequences of failing to comply
- Legislation Objectives
- Applicable Legislation
The Ohs Act Sections
- The Occupational Health and Safety Act
- General Regulations
- The General Administrative Regulations;
- The General Safety Regulations;
- The Major Hazard Installation Regulations;
- The Explosives Regulations
- The Construction Regulation
- Regulations for Hazardous Work by Children in SA
- Health related Regulations
- The Asbestos Regulations;
- The Diving Regulations;
- The Environmental Regulations for Workplaces
- The Facilities Regulations
- The Regulations for Hazardous chemical Substances
- The Lead Regulations
- The Noise Induced Hearing Loss
- Mechanical related Regulations
- The Driven Machinery Regulations;
- The General Machinery Regulations;
- The Lift, Escalator and Passenger Conveyor;
- The Pressure Equipment Regulations
- Electrical related Regulations
- The Electrical Installation Regulations;
- The Electrical Machinery Regulations
- The requirements regarding to a company’s health, safety and environmental policies, procedures and codes
- The legal and specified requirements pertaining to conducting, reporting and acting on the outcome of a pre-use, safety and/or audit inspection.
- Prepare for the inspections.
- Conduct pre-use, safety and audit inspections.
- Initiate immediate remedial action where necessary.
Report on and follow up on inspection results.
- Statutory requirements; Policy requirements
- Importance of Compliance;
- Relevant Legislative requirements
- The implementation and maintenance of health, safety and environmental legislation in a workplace.
- Allocation of resources
- Training and communication
- Objectives and targets
- Compliance monitoring
- Documents and records
- Recommending action
- She and Occupational health practitioners
- All health and safety managers, engineers and other persons directly involved in the implementation and management of health and safety within any organisation.
- All persons wishing to have a full understanding of OHS at the workplace, the purpose behind OHS and also how to successfully implement it.
- Health and Safety Representative; staff involved in day-to-day Ohs responsibilities
- Line Managers and supervisors
- Department of Labour inspectors
- She Representatives, committee members