Health & Safety Representative

Purpose of the course:

To equip the Health & Safety Representative with the necessary knowledge and skill to perform his / her duty as required in terms of the Act.

Target group:

Permanently appointed employees, nominated by their peers and appointed as a Health & Safety Representative in a specific area. The law does not make provision for supervisors and managers to fill this position.

Course outline:

  1. The purpose and structure of the OHS Act no 85 of 1993
  2. Causes and Prevention of Incidents
  3. Basic Risk Assessment
  4. The duties and responsibilities of employers
  5. General duties of employees at work
  6. The SHE Representative
  7. SHE Representative Inspections
  8. The SHE Committee
  9. Incident Investigation

The course is very practical. The delegates are divided into groups and through brainstorming, contribute to the flow of the presentation. Case studies are used to illustrate problems and to practice problem solving skills. There are self test after each module. A CD with all the necessary forms to enable the H&S Representative to fulfil his/her function will be given to each company that is represented on the course.

This course does not provide a full coverage of the OHS Act no 85 of 1993, but only highlights applicable sections and regulations.

Entry requirement:  Students must have at least Grade 12 and must be able to read and write English or Afrikaans.
Language:
  English only
Certificate:
  A certificate of attendance is issued. Retraining recommended after 2 years.
Duration:
  2 days

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Accreditation

Dynamikos Training Network carries various accreditations

ISO 9001:2008 CERTIFIED
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Department of Labour CI 549
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ISO 9001:2008 CERTIFIED
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Copies of these certificates are available on request.

Client Testimonials

Melanie Stipp (Blogger)

Vrousoosek

Baie dankie vir die geleentheid om die kursus te kon bywoon. Ek het dit vreeslik baie geniet en 'n hele paar nuwe goed geleer :) Cindy is baie goed in wat sy doen en betrek die klas met vrae en prakties.

Guy Hendry

ESTEQ Industry Solutions

Did a first aid level 1 refresher last week. Fantastic course! The trainer was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. The communication before the training was great and always received fast replies. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking to do first aid! Considering a level 2 course myself.

Francis Erianca du Preez

Great people, great training institution. Did my level 1-3 through them and training was great. They are super friendly and very helpful. Would definitely recommend them to those looking to do first aid training.