Introduction

OHS Act for Management has been aligned to registered unit standards.  You will be assessed against the outcomes of the unit standards by completing a knowledge assignment that covers the essential embedded knowledge stipulated in the unit standards, and by compiling a portfolio of evidence that provides proof of your ability to apply the learning to your work situation.

What This Course Can Do for You

The person attending this course will be able to explain the basic principles of relevant current health and safety legislation and the consequences of non-compliance.

Target Population

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

Course Content

  •  Applying occupational health and safety to the workplace.
  •  Relevant current sections of the current OHS Act are applied to a given case study.
  •  The implementation and enforcement of selected legislation.
  •  The implementation of other SHE related legislation.
  •  The relationship between legal compliance and system requirements.
  •  Opinion of the legal positions of both employer and employee.
  •  Application of common law principles relating to occupational health and safety in the workplace.
  •  Common law principles applicable to SHE in the workplace are described and motivated.
  •  An opinion of the legal position of both employer and employee with motivations in terms of the common law principles applicable to SHE in the workplace.
  •  Apply the law of evidence and the law of civil and criminal procedure in any given case study.
  •  Relevant rules of the law of evidence and the law of civil and criminal procedure are explained.
  •  The rules of the law of evidence and the law of civil and criminal procedures are applied.
  •  Application of principles of the law of delict and the criminal law relevant to accidents that happen in the workplace.
  •  Relevant principles of the law of delict and criminal law are applied to an accident that occurs in the workplace.
  •  The criminal and / or civil liability negligent party in terms of the principles of the law of delict and / or criminal law are applied.
  •  The legal position of the negligent party in terms of the principles of the law of delict and the criminal law are applied to an accident that occurs in the workplace.

Training Methodology

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

Benefits of OHS Act for Management Training

  •  Apply relevant sections of the current Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  •  Describe the implementation and enforcement of the selected legislation.
  •  Describe how to implement other safety, health and environment (SHE) related legislation.
  •  Given an opinion about the legal positions of both employer and employee in terms of the selected legislation.
  •  Describe the relationship between legal compliance and system requirements.

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 - Polokwane
12 March - 13 March 2018
Accident / Incident Investigation Training - Polokwane
16 March 2018
Health and Safety Representatives Training - Polokwane
15 March 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training - Polokwane
14 March 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
11 June - 12 June 2018
Health and Safety Representatives Training – Central
13 June 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training – Central
15 June 2018
Accident Investigation Training – Central
14 June 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training – Central
20 April 2018
Health and Safety Representatives Training – Central
17 April 2018
OHS Act for Management Training – Central
18 April 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training – Central
16 April - 17 April 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training – Central
25 May 2018
OHS Act for Management Training – Central
24 May 2018
Health and Safety Representatives Training – Central
23 May 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training – Central
21 May - 22 May 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training - KZN
12 March - 13 March 2018
Health and Safety Representative Training - KZN
15 March 2018
Accident / Incident Investigation Training - KZN
16 March 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training - KZN
14 March 2018
OHS Act for Management Training - KZN
18 May 2018
Health and Safety Representative Training - KZN
17 May 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training - KZN
16 May 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training - KZN
14 May - 15 May 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training – Central
11 June - 12 June 2018
Health and Safety Representatives Training – Central
13 June 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training – Central
15 June 2018
Accident Investigation Training – Central
14 June 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training – Central
20 April 2018
Health and Safety Representatives Training – Central
17 April 2018
OHS Act for Management Training – Central
18 April 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training – Central
16 April - 17 April 2018
Basic Fire Fighting Training – Central
25 May 2018
OHS Act for Management Training – Central
24 May 2018
Health and Safety Representatives Training – Central
23 May 2018
First Aid Level 1 Training – Central
21 May - 22 May 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


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