Introduction

The Makrosafe Health and Safety Representative 1-Day Training Course is the ideal way to ensure that your OHS representatives fully understand their objectives and statutory requirements. Every representative in this field has rights, powers, functions and duties that must be understood and implemented.

This course ensures efficiency and understanding of duties and obligations for this position. Attendees will have a greater understanding of SHE requirements and responsibilities according to the OHS Act. Implementing and monitoring various legislative procedures that promote and manage SHE related incidents, is also taught. Attendees will learn skills to identify health and safety issues, to consult with authorities on the matter and to further effectively resolve these issues.

TheMakrosafe Health and Safety Representative Course is everything that your OHS representatives needs to know, perfectly put together in a 1-day training session. To learn more about this course and how it can benefit your company, be sure to contact our Makrosafe team today!


What This Course Can Do for You

The person attending this course will be able to understand the objectives and statutory requirements pertaining to health and safety in the workplace. The learners will be able to explain the rights, powers, functions and duties of the workplace health and safety representative and how any errant health, safety and environmental issues may be handled. Learners will also be able to participate in the safety, health and environmental structures and measure these activities according to health, safety and environmental requirements.

Target Population

This course is targeted at employees with responsibilities for functions within the workplace that relate to  health and safety representatives.

Course Content

  •  Identify, recognise and describe SHE requirements and responsibilities.
  •  Relevant current sections of the OHS Act are explained.
  •  The implementation and enforcement of the selected legislation in given case studies are described.
  •  The implementation of other SHE related legislation is described.
  •  Explain the specified requirements to conduct SHE Rep activities within the workplace.
  •  Specific functions and rights of the health and safety representative are explained in terms of relevant legislation.
  •  The importance and purpose of conducting safety, health and environmental representation activities are explained in terms of relevant legislation.
  •  SHE representation activities.
  •  Participate in the actions to address SHE related issues.
  •  SHE related issues are addressed at the appropriate level according to specified requirements.
  •  Facts related to SHE issues are established from information obtained using accepted data gathering methods.
  •  SHE issues are resolved by acting according to specified requirements.
  •  The importance of resolving SHE related issues is explained in terms of the consequences to health, safety and environment.
  •  Participate in the activities within SHE structures.
  •  The extent of participation within safety, health and environmental structures according to specified requirements is verified.
  •  The consultation process with interested and affected parties within the organisation is demonstrated according to specified requirements.
  •  The participation in the activities of the safety, health and environmental structures according to specified requirements is demonstrated.
  •  The importance of participating in the activities within the safety, health and environmental structure is explained in terms of the consequences to health, safety and environment production.
  •  The safety, health and environmental activities are performed in such a manner that fosters teamwork and avoids conflict.

Training Methodology

The programme methodology includes facilitator presentations, readings, individual activities, group discussions and skill application exercises.

Know what you want to get out of the programme from the beginning and start applying your new skills immediately.  Participate as much as possible so that the learning will be interactive and stimulating.

Benefits of Health and Safety Representative Training

Individuals identify and solve problems and make decisions using critical and creative thinking by implementing and maintaining health and safety legislation in the workplace.

The individual take reasonable care of his/her and other's safety in the workplace, which shows concern for the entire team.

Organize and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively.

When implementing and maintaining health and safety legislation, the individual will collect and organize information in such a way that he/she will be able to evaluate it and make decisions.

Actions resulting from the implementation and maintenance of health and safety legislation are communicated to all relevant persons.

Individuals show responsibility towards the environment and health of others.

FAQ’s

What is the minimum candidates that can attend the health and safety representative training course per group?
A minimum of 5 candidates can attend per group.

What is the maximum candidates that can attend the health and safety representative training course per group?
A maximum of 20 candidates can attend per group.

When can health and safety representative training be done at the client's premises?
Training can be done at the client premises when there is more than 5 candidates attending the course.

Do you provide public training classes for the health and safety representative training course?
Yes, we provide public training if your company have less than 5 candidates that want to attend a training course.

Where does public training take place for the health and safety representative training course?
Public training takes place at the MAKROSAFE Training Center situated in Alberton.

Is your health and safety representative training course accredited?
Yes, MAKROSAFE Holdings has a valid HWSETA Certificate of Accreditation.

What is the cost for the health and safety representative course?
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Course Dates

Please select a region for available course dates:

First Aid Level 1 Training - Cape Town
16 July - 17 July 2018
Health and Safety Representative Training - Cape Town
18 July 2018
OHS Act for Management Training - Cape Town
19 July 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training - Cape Town
20 July 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training - Cape Town
22 October - 23 October 2018
Health and Safety Representative Training - Cape Town
24 October 2018
OHS Act for Management Training - Cape Town
25 October 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training - Cape Town
26 October 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training - Polokwane
13 August - 14 August 2018
Accident / Incident Investigation Training - Polokwane
17 August 2018
OHS Act for Management Training - Polokwane
16 August 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training - Polokwane
15 August 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training - Nelspruit
17 Sep - 18 Sep 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training - Nelspruit
19 Sep 2018
OHS Act For Management Training - Nelspruit
20 Sep 2018
Accident Incident Investigation Training - Nelspruit
21 Sep 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training - Potchefstroom/ NW
18 Jun - 19 Jun 2018
Fire Fighting Training - Potchefstroom/ NW
20 Jun 2018
Health and Safety Representative Training - Potchefstroom/ NW
21 Jun 2018
Accident/ Incident Investigation Training - Potchefstroom/ NW
22 Jun 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training – Central
10 September - 11 September 2018
Health and Safety Representatives Training – Central
12 September 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training – Central
14 September 2018
OHS Act For Management Training – Central
13 September 2018
Accident Investigation Training – Central
17 Oct 2018
Health and Safety Representatives Training – Central
19 Oct 2018
OHS Act for Management Training – Central
18 Oct 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training – Central
15 Oct - 16 Oct 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training – Central
17 August 2018
OHS Act for Management Training – Central
16 August 2018
Accident Investigation Training – Central
15 August 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training – Central
13 August - 14 August 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training - KZN
16 July - 17 July 2018
Health and Safety Representative Training - KZN
19 July 2018
Accident / Incident Investigation Training - KZN
20 July 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training - KZN
18 July 2018
OHS Act for Management Training - KZN
23 November 2018
Health and Safety Representative Training - KZN
20 September 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training - KZN
19 September 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training - KZN
17 September - 18 September 2018
Accident Incident Investigation Training - KZN
21 September 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training - KZN
19 - 20 November 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training - KZN
21 November 2018
Health and Safety Representative Training - KZN
22 November 2018
Accident/ Incident Investigation Training - PTA
20 July 2018
Health and Safety Representative Training - PTA
19 July 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training - PTA
18 July 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training - PTA
16 July - 17 July 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training - PTA
12 Nov - 13 Nov 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training – Central
10 September - 11 September 2018
Health and Safety Representatives Training – Central
12 September 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training – Central
14 September 2018
OHS Act For Management Training – Central
13 September 2018
Accident Investigation Training – Central
17 Oct 2018
Health and Safety Representatives Training – Central
19 Oct 2018
OHS Act for Management Training – Central
18 Oct 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training – Central
15 Oct - 16 Oct 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training – Central
17 August 2018
OHS Act for Management Training – Central
16 August 2018
Accident Investigation Training – Central
15 August 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training – Central
13 August - 14 August 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training - Witbank/ Middelburg
14 May - 15 May 2018
Accident / Incident Investigation - Witbank/ Middelburg
18 May 2018
Health and Safety Representatives - Witbank/ Middelburg
17 May 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training - Witbank/ Middelburg
16 May 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training - Witbank/ Middelburg
15 October - 16 October 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training - Witbank/ Middelburg
17 October 2018
OHS Act for Management Training - Witbank/ Middelburg
18 October 2018
Accident Incident Investigation Training - Witbank/ Middelburg
19 October 2018