Unit Standard ID: 8016 NQF Level: 3 Credits: 8 Title: Maintaining occupational health, safety and general housekeeping.
An easily understandable explanation of the Act. with examples of specific industry use and implementation.
This is for workers and managers so they get the same knowledge and then understand what the LAW requires them to do about Health and Safety in the workplace.
In South Africa, the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) provides employers and employees with general guidelines that are needed in the work place to protect employees from occupational hazards and risks that may cause physical and psychological harm.
No. 85 of 1993: Occupational Health and Safety Act as amended by Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Act, No. 181 Of 1993
Section: 7. General duties of employers to their employees
Section: 13. General duties of employees at work
Section: 14. Duty not to interfere with, damage or misuse things
Section: 15. Chief executive officer charged with certain duties
Section: 16. Health and safety representatives
Section: 17. Functions of health and safety representatives
Section: 18. Health and safety committees
Section: 19. Functions of health and safety committees
Section: 20. General prohibitions
The above sections of the law is explained to workers so that they have the knowledge to be able to perform the duties of Safety representatives as the law requires from them.
This program include the following;
- Study Manual
- Certificate for successfulll completion.
This course can be presented to be industry or work environment specific.
Duration from half a day to a full day depending class size.