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Workplace safety is one of the most critical responsibilities of the employer. Several research studies have reported close to 4 million non-fatal workplace injuries every year. It has been proven that non-fatal accidents cost the business more on the long run. By providing safety training which is culture based, the organization can promote a safer workplace and ensure the safety and well being of its employees.

Health and safety training

Many organizations tend to be apprehensive with respect to the time and cost involved with Health and Safety training,  and safety culture training; however, reports have shown that the investment in Workplace Health and Safety Training guarantees positive results and helps in decreasing workplace injuries and hazards.

Occupational Health and Safety Training

  • Fire Fighting Level 1-3
  • First Aid Level 1-3
  • General Safety
  • Evacuation Plan
  • Breathing Apparatus
  • Basic Hygiene
  • Health & Safety Representative
  • Mine Health & Safety Representative
  • Advanced Safety Representative
  • Incident Investigation
  • The Safety Committee
  • Chairmanship Skills
  • Risk Assessment
  • Occupational Health & Safety Act (OHSA)
  • Advance Occupational Health and Safety
  • Safety Audits
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Stacking & Storage Regulations
  • Health and Safety Programmes
  • HIV/Aids Workplace Programmes

Workshops and Seminars

  • Occupational Health and Safety Seminars
  • General Safety Seminar
  • Mommy First Aid Workshop
  • Buddy Aid Workshop
  • Home Fire Safety Workshop
  • Home Health and Safety Seminar

Safety officers training

Businesses are required to employ a competent person to act as a health and safety officer, be it the owner, one or more employee, or an external person. This gives the business owner peace of mind that health and safety requirements are being met, and allows higher management to focus on other targets relating to costs, productivity and profits.

The Role of a Health and Safety Officer

The health and safety officer’s main aim is to prevent accidents, injuries and work-related illnesses in the workplace. Their role is to create and implement health and safety policies in accordance with the latest legislation and to ensure that these policies are implemented by management and employees.

The health and safety officer works very closely with management, as well as health and safety inspectors and trade unions. Depending on the nature of the business, the health and safety officer’s duties could involve safeguarding machinery, fire safety, occupational health, noise, control of hazardous substances, manual handling, working with display screen equipment, and environmental health.

Safety officer course

This is the most practical training course available in Southern Africa and has been developed specifically to assist companies manage compliance with South African legislation. (Accredited course with programme approval for US 244283 – Facilitate the development, implementation and maintenance of a Safety, Health and Environment management system)

Duration: 2 weeks

Practical: 4 weeks

Content:

Course includes an Occupational Health & Safety Act & Regulations (85 of 1993) Book and Safety Officer Training Manuals. Tea, Coffees and Daily Lunch Included.

Course outline:

Philosophy of accident prevention | The OHS Act of 1993 | Incident investigation | Risk assessments | Electrical safety | Vehicle safety | Personal protective equipment | Asbestos safety | Occupational health | COID Act | Welding & cutting safety | Emergency planning | Driven machinery safety | Ladders | Noise induced hearing loss | Pressure equipment | Hazardous chemicals | Lead safety | Major hazard installations | Environmental safety | Ergonomics | Construction safety | Scaffolding and mobile platforms | Auditing and inspections | Human factors and behavioural safety| conclusion and assessment reviews.

Why you should attend

Safety Officers, SHE Coordinators, Anyone interested in entering the Health & Safety industry, Employers, HR Managers, Health and Safety Representatives, Risk Assessors, Construction Safety Officers, Supervisors.

We focus on practical’s, we help safety officers gain experience