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Health and Safety Representative course accredited by the the South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

Health and Safety Representative

OHSA Health and Safety Consultants

Accredited training provider

OHSA Health and Safety Consultants’ Director has over 20 years’ experience within the Safety industry both locally and internationally working with multinational work crews. With a passion for excellence, OHSA Health and Safety Consultants – who are accredited with CETA, merSETA, SHEilds, and Saiosh – started business in South Africa in 2012, bringing their international expertise to the South African market in order to uplift and upskill the national HSE market closer to home.

Key Concepts Learned in this Course

Course Summary

This course will help ensure that participants have a better understanding of the functions and responsibility of an HSE Representative. The learner will be able to carry out basic inspections and participate in HSE committee procedures.   

Course Details

Course Duration

Approx. 1 day

Course Price

R980 (R1,400)

Course Level

Beginner

Course Description

Upon completion of the course, the learner will have a better understanding of the functions and responsibility of an HSE Representative. The learner will be able to carry out basic inspections and participate in HSE committee procedures.

Students will learn how to review effectiveness of health and safety measures, identify potential hazards, examine causes of incidents; investigate complaints and advise the committee and employer, among much more.

Key Features

Course Content

  • Lesson 1: Navigation

  • Lesson 2: About this course

  • Lesson 3: OHSA Section 8 - General Duties of employers to their employees
  • Lesson 4: General Duties of employers and self-employed persons to persons other than their employees
  • Lesson 5: General Duties of employees at work
  • Lesson 6: Health and Safety Representatives
  • Lesson 7: Health and Safety representative functions
  • Lesson 8: Health and Safety committees
  • Lesson 9: Health and Safety committee functions
  • Quiz: Self-assessment

  • Lesson 10: Purposes and Outcomes
  • Lesson 11: SHE Knowledge and Capabilities
  • Lesson 12: Awareness
  • Lesson 13: Understanding
  • Lesson 14: Commitment
  • Lesson 15: Participation
  • Lesson 16: Safety, health and environment (SHE)
  • Quiz: Self-assessment

  • Lesson 17: Purposes and Outcomes
  • Lesson 18: Criteria for Nominations
  • Lesson 19: Nomination Procedure
  • Lesson 20: Election preparation
  • Lesson 21: Show of Hands
  • Lesson 22: Voting List
  • Lesson 23: Ballot Voting
  • Lesson 24: Facilitators
  • Lesson 25: Training
  • Lesson 26: Letter of Appointment
  • Quiz: Self-assessment

  • Lesson 27: Purposes and Outcomes
  • Lesson 28: Ratio of Health and Safety Representatives
  • Lesson 29: Health and Safety representative duties
  • Lesson 30: Manager responsibility
  • Lesson 31: Documentation and Records
  • Quiz: Self-assessment

  • Feedback
  • Final Quiz

Health and Safety Representative certificate

The course is accredited by the the South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

OHSA is a part of the SAIOSH Institute of Health and Safety South Africa as a Technical member and also a Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner. OHSA Is also part of iosh for OHSAS as a 18001 auditor.

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