Occupational Health & Safety : SHE Representative
This course provides Health and Safety Representatives with the knowledge required to fulfil their legal obligation as per the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Who Should Attend?
- This course is intended for new or existing appointed Health and Safety representatives who require knowledge on the duties of a Health and Safety Representative and a proof of competency certificate.
- This course also provides knowledge on the health and safety measures required to be adopted in an organisation and the duties of Health and Safety Representatives
- The objective of this course is to provide Health and Safety Representatives with the knowledge and tools to ensure they are equipped to fully embrace their role. That includes a better understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the directive, identifying hazards and risks, including risks and their responsibility in assisting in the prevention of workplace incidents/accidents.
- Employer and employee duties about OHS in the workplace.
- The general workplace safety rules.
- The use and application of PPE in a work environment.
- Explain the need for good housekeeping in the workplace.
- Explain and apply emergency procedures in the workplace.
- Relevant legal requirements to conduct Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections.
- Plan Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections.
- Conduct inspections to identify non-compliance in the workplace.
- Report on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections.
- What is ISO 45001?
- Structure of ISO 45000
- Key Perspectives of ISO 45001
- ISO 45001 Terms, Definitions and Interpretation
- What is ISO 45001 Management System
- Overview of: The Occupational Health and Safety Act
- Key Elements of the ISO 45001 broadly discussed
- PDCA Plan- Do- Check Act
- Attitudes toward health and safety
- Occupational Health & Safety act
- Safety Signs and Regulations
- Health and Safety Challenges in the workplace; the role of a Health & Safety Rep.
- Similarities and differences of OHSAS 18001:2007 to ISO 45001.
- History of ISO
- Importance and benefits of an ISO 14001:2015 EMS
- Requirements, terms and definitions of ISO 14001:2015
- Structure of ISO 14001:2015 and framework for Environmental Management System standards
- Risk-based thinking, process approach, Plan-Do-Check-Act, and the management principles
- Identify environmental impacts of their organisation
- Understand key terms and definitions of pollution
- Learn basic principles, key concepts and importance of environmental law
- Identify the link between their jobs and a range of environmental impacts
- Understand business benefits of adopting an Environmental Management System
- Identify key issues related to energy use and waste minimization, water use, pollution and emergency planning
- Legislation, Water Discharge, Discharge to the air, Noise pollution, Financial Penalties & Waste Disposal
- Performance evaluation
- Safety signs and regulations
- Health and safety challenges in the workplace, the role of the health and safety rep
- In depth understanding of each clause of ISO 45001:2018 and how to audit each clause in an organisation in accordance to the standard
- ISO 19011:2018 Ethics and Principals of auditing
- Steps of auditing
- Templates to be used
- Case studies
- Purpose of investigations
- Definitions and terminology
- Legal responsibilities (OHS Act and MHS Act)
- Chief Directorate OHS- Mines
- Powers and rights of inspections (OHS Act and MHS Act)
- Incident Investigation overview
- Type of workplace incidents (including loss control and near misses)
- Incident ratio and study and probability
- Incident cost and incident reduction and prevention
- Employee involvement
- Time frame for formal investigations
- Reporting procedures for occupational injuries and diseases
- Correct recording of incidents
- The Six key questions (who, what, where, when, why and how)
- Preparing the investigation kit
- How to write Reports
- Root Cause Analysis.
- Perform safety, health and environmental representation activities
- Explain the specified requirements of the applicable legislation
- Participate in the actions to address safety, health and environmental related issues.
- Participate in activities within safety, health and environmental structures
- Manage response in terms of occupational health and safety in the workplace
- Assist the organisation with compliance to the Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Act
- Give their staff reassurance that the best interests of their health & safety are being protected by representatives
- All delegates who finish the assessment with a score of 70% or higher will receive a certificate of competence.
- Delegates who score lower than 70% will receive a certificate of attendance.
- There will be an assessment at the end of the course.
- Delegates have to complete the assessment with a minimum score of 70% to receive a certificate of competence.
- Delegates who score between 50% and 69% will get a second attempt at the assessment.
- Delegates who score lower than 50% or fail the second attempt, will need to repurchase the course.
- Delegates will receive an attendance certificate regardless of a pass or fail.
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