Legal Liability for Managers and Supervisors with the Ohs Act Course, u/s 120344 aligned (S2C)

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Legal Liability for Managers in the Workplace:
Legal Liability for managers in the workplace is aimed at all 16.1 & 16.2 appointees. Emphasis will be placed on the basic principles of relevant current health and safety legislation and the consequences of non-compliance.

Legal Liability for Managers In the Workplace.

Certificate of successful completion: requirements:

  • Attend both 2day course of the program.
  • Complete and submit the portfolio of evidence.

Legal Liability for Managers: Course Structure:

  • Civil and criminal Liability
  • Reasons for the existence of the legislation
  • The generic structure of the legislation to access information
  • Compliance and accountability
  • Structures required in an organization, including appointments to achieve compliance
  • Duties, responsibilities, and accountability
  • Resources, financing, and compliance plan
  • Control measures and monitoring
  • Legal documentation
  • Documents and records with reference to legal compliance and corporate governance
  • The training required to ensure health and safety in the workplace
  • Legal requirements in respect of training
  • Duties of employees
  • Potential Hazards
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Emergency Procedures and Preparedness in the workplace.
  • Procedure to apply to illness or injury   
  • Ohs Act and General admin Course, this course provides an introduction to the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act 1993 (As Amended) for South Africa.
  • The key provisions of the act, their rights and responsibilities under the act, and how to comply with it.

OHS ACT Course outcomes:  

Participants on completion of this course will know and understand:
The knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of the relevant legislation.
The requirements for compliance as stipulated in the current legislation.
Management controls are required under legislation to achieve compliance.
The knowledge and understanding of record keeping required by the legislation.
The legal obligations of the employer in terms of training and communication.
Implications of exposure to hazardous substances
A health and safety program includes hazard identification, risk assessment, and a health and safety plan.
Statutory requirements regarding Acts and Regulations