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|Purpose of the course:
This course is giving an induction of health and safety principles and how to plan, prepare and develop safety files.
SAQA unit standard aligned
Unit standard 9964 Apply Health and Safety to a work area NQF level 2 is worth 3 credits
Unit standard 259639 Explain basic health and safety principles in and around the workplace at NQF level 2 worth 4 credits.
The duties of both the employer and employee with regard to occupational safety and health in the workplace
The Ohs representation structure and activities.
Address hazards and associated risks in the workplace
The reporting procedure of hazards and risks
Explain the general safety rules in the workplace.
Medically and non-medically intoxication Authorised access to the use of motorized and mobile equipment
Symbolic and other signage
Identify potential hazards in the work area Identified, removed, reduced, or reported. Implications of exposure to hazardous substances and hazards
Health & Safety plan and file development.o The difference between a plan and a file Developing a safety plan as per the client’s needs
Creating a safety file
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the workplace.
Maintenance and storage practices for PPE
Reporting and replacement procedures
The importance of wearing PPE
The need for good housekeeping
Stacking and storage of materials
Demarcation and color coding practices
Emergency procedures in the workplace, organizational emergency plan
Emergency escape routes, assembly points, and refuge bays
Damage to persons or property in the case of an emergency
The location of fire extinguishers, hoses, and alarms
Different fire extinguishers;
Identification of emergencies
Reporting of Injuries
Illness or injury in the work area.o Reporting and recording
Claim against workman compensation
Write a brief incident report
All employees and employers, including new staff.
Attendance and Competent certificates will be issued electronically, in PDF. Hardcopy certificates are available on request at an additional cost.