Health and Safety Training

Basic Health and Hygiene

Course Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Personal Health
  3. Personal Cleanliness)
  4. Hand Washing – Why it’s important
  5. How to wash your hands properly
  6. Adequate & Appropriate maintenance and Cleanliness
  7. Infection Control
  8. Pest Control
  9. Waste Management

 

General Safety / Safety Induction Training

Course Contents

  • Site Safety Policy
  • Tenets of Operation
  • Safe System of work
  • Violation and Infringements
  • Safety and Health Training
  • Incident Reporting
  • Permit to work
  • Horse Play
  • Alcohol and Drugs
  • First Aid
  • Heat stress and stroke
  • Emergency Response Procedure
  • Housekeeping
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Office Safety
  • Manual Handling
  • Dropped Objects
  • Work at height
  • Ladders
  • Scaffolding
  • Excavation and Trenching
  • Barricades and signs
  • Lifting and Rigging Operations
  • Electrical Safety
  • Isolation – Lock out and Tag out
  • Color coding
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Vehicle and Heavy Equipment safety
  • Machine Guarding
  • Conveyor Safety
  • Compressed Gas Cylinders
  • Compressed Air
  • Radiographic Safety
  • Ignition Sources
  • Fire
  • Welding and Cutting
  • Chemical Handling
  • Hydrogen Sulphide
  • Confined Space.
  • Environment
  • Driving Safely
  • HSE Training Record
  • Personal Protective Equipment Register

OHASA (Unit Standard 120344)

Course Content

  1. An Overview of Occupational Health and Safety Legislation in South Africa – The Occupational Health And Safety Act, 85 Of 1993
  • Introduction
  • The purpose of the Act and the scope of application
  • Definitions
  • Section 8 – The employer responsibilities
  • Section 13 – Duty to inform
  • Section 24 – Report to Inspector regarding certain incidents
  • Sections 18, 20, 23, 26 and 29 – Other employer duties
  • Sections 14 & 15 – The employee’s responsibilities
  • Section 16 – Chief executive officer charged with certain duties – legal appointments
  • Section 25 – Reporting Occupational Diseases
  • Section 37 – Acts or Omissions by Employees or mandatories
  1. Regulations:
  • General Regulations
  • Health Regulations
  • Mechanical Regulations
  • Electrical Regulations

Health and Safety Representative (SHE Rep)

Course content

  • Introduction
  • Legislation Governing Occupational Health and Safety
    • Section 8 of the Act
    • Section 13 of the Act
    • Section 14 of the Act
    • Section 17 of the Act
    • Section 18 of the Act
    • Section 19 of the Act
    • Section 20 of the Act
  • General Administration Regulations
    • Gar 8
    • Gar 9
    • Gar 23
  • ABC of Health & Safety
  • Occupational Safety vs. Occupational health
  • Occupational Hygiene
  • Measuring Tools
  • Level of Exposure
  • Incident Prevention
  • Understanding incidents
  • Incident Ratio
  • Hazard Investigation
  • Symbolic Signs
  • Conducting a Committee Meeting
  • Health & Safety Committee
  • Functions of the Chairpersons

Accident / Incident Investigation

Training Objectives:

  • To equip staff with the necessary legal knowledge and skills to successfully perform their function in the workplace.
  • To enable staff to conduct investigations within the workplace
  • To enable staff to be pro-active in the prevention of further incidents within the workplace

Course contents

  • Introduction
  • Legal Knowledge
  • Occupational Safety vs Occupational Health
  • Prevention of incidents
  • Hazard Identification
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Incident Investigation

NQF Level               

Further Education and Training (FET) Level 3

Certification:

A Certificate of training will be issued to all successful candidates

Conduct Continuous based Risk Assessment

Course Contents

  • Explain hazard identification and the associated risk through the base-line risk assessment process according to specified requirements
  • Clarify the definitions and application of the base-line risk assessment process consistent with specified requirements.
  • Explain the sequence of control measures applied in dealing with hazards, confirming understanding consistent with specified requirements
  • Explain the importance of identifying, dealing with and reporting hazards according to specified requirements
  • Explain the consequences of failing to identify, deal with and report hazards according to specified requirements
  • Explain the different types of risk assessments, confirming understanding according to specified requirements
  • Explain the information needed for the base-line risk assessment process according to specified requirements

HIRA (Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment)

Course Contents

  1. What is risk assessments
  2. Three steps to risk management
  3. Three forms of risk assessments
  4. What is a hazard
  5. What is a risk
  6. Hazard identification
  7. Converting hazard into risk
  8. Preparing risk documents
  9. Risk control

 

Root Cause Analysis

Course contents

Module 1: Causes and consequences

Module 2: Incident investigation

Module 3: Information gathering and organisation techniques

Module 4: Investigation reports and corrective actions

Module 5: Root cause analysis technique ( AII)

Module 6: Glossary of terms

Module 7: Legal Requirements of OHS and MHS Act

Module 8: Exercises

Module 9: Case studies

Module 10: Accident investigation

 

Ladder Safety Training

Course Contents

  • Introduction
  • Common Causes of Ladder Accidents
  • When is a ladder the most suitable access equipment?
  • Selecting/buying safe ladders and stability devices
  • Is it a safe place to use a ladder or stepladder?
  • Is the ladder or stepladder safe to be used?
  • What are pre-use checks and detailed visual inspections?
  • Do my ladder-users know how to use them safely?
  • Responsibilities
  • Management
  • Procedure
  • Ladder Installation
  • Inspection and Maintenance
  • BASIC PRE-USE CHECKLIST

Permit to Work

Course Contents

  1. Purpose
  2. Scope
  3. PTW Documents Suite
  4. Definitions
  5. Reference Documentation
  6. PTW Process
  7. Core PTW Roles and Role Purpose
  8. Tasks within the PTW process
  9. Special purpose isolations and processes
  10. The company/transmission entity interface
  11. Minimum H&S Standards for the PTW System\The Company life savers
  12. Managements of keys and locks
  13. Management of PTW incidents
  14. Review of PTW system and associated documents
  15. Auditing
  16. Training and competency
  17. Emergency situations
  18. Records

Legal Liability (16.2)

Course Content

  • 16.2 Appointment – Reasons for appointment
  • 16.2 Appointment – Why this appointment is important
  • 16.2 Responsibilities of an appointed person regarding Safety
  • 16.2 Accountability of an appointed person regarding Safety
  • Documentation a 16.2 appointee needs to completed.

Stacking &Storage Regulations (Unit Standard 260837)

Course contents

  • Introduction
  • Legal Knowledge
  • Occupational Safety vs Occupational Health
  • Prevention of incidents
  • Hazard Identification
  • Root Cause Analysis

The Construction Regulations

Course content

  • Introduction
  • Principles Embodied in the Construction Regulations
  • Definitions
  • Scope of Application
  • Notification of Construction Work
  • Supervision of Construction Work
  • Risk Assessments
  • Fall prevention & protection
  • Structures
  • Formwork & support work
  • Excavations
  • Demolition
  • Tunneling
  • Scaffolding
  • Boatswain’s chairs
  • Material Hoists
  • Batch plants
  • Explosive powered tools
  • Cranes
  • Construction vehicles & mobile plant electrical installation / machinery on construction sites
  • Housekeeping
  • Stacking & storage
  • Fire precautions
  • Construction facilities
  • Other applicable regulations

Health and Safety for Juniour Managers

  1. Occupational health and Safety
  • The OHS Act
  • Assigning, Delegating, Designating of Duties
  • The Employer
  • The Employees
  • Health and Safety Representatives
  • Health and Safety Committees
  • Manufactures and Sellers
  • Mandataries
  1. Incidents and Accidents
  • The Relationship
  • Cost of Accidents
  • Accidents Do They Happen Or Are They Caused ?
  • Incident Investigations
  • Health and Safety A Domestic Issue
  1. The Dept of Labour and Offences and Penalties
  • Investigations – Offences and Penalties
  • “In House” Reporting Mechanism
  1. Health and Safety Representatives
  • Who Are Health and Safety Representatives
  • Why Do We Need Them
  • Their Responsibilities
  • Their Duties
  1. Health and Safety Committees
  • Meetings
  • Constitution, Procedures, Ownership and Responsibility
  • Agenda
  1. Inspections and Health and Safety Audits
  • Inspection Sheet Premises

Mechanical

Electrical

Hazardous Chemical Substances

Personal Protective Equipment (P P E)

Administration

  1. Extracts of Legislation
  • Principal Act (Occupational Health and Safety Act) Environmental Regulations
  • Facilities Regulations
  • General Administrative Regulations
  • General Health and Safety Regulations
  • General Machinery Regulations

Health and Safety for Senior Management

Course content

  • Leadership & administration
  • Occupational Health & safety committees & workplace health & safety representatives
  • Education & training
  • Communications
  • Safe work practices & procedures
  • Hazard recognition, evaluation & control
  • Inspection program
  • Accident / incident Investigation program
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Other related services

Supervise Safety on a Construction Site (Unit Standard 262884)

1  SPECIFIC OUTCOME: Demonstrate an understanding of Health and Safety on a construction site.

1.1   Explain the implications of Health and Safety Legislation and regulations in relation to a construction site.

1.2   Explain the principles of safety in relation to a construction site.

1.3   Explain the principles of safety management systems in relation to a construction site.

1.4   Explain the reporting of Health and Safety issues in terms of legislation and organizational procedures.

2  SPECIFIC OUTCOME: Explain hazards in construction work areas and preventative measures.

2.1   Identify and address potential hazards in accordance with organizational procedures.

2.2   Identify and demonstrate the use of protective gear and equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions and organizational procedures.

2.3   Explain the implications of working in confined spaces in relation to a construction site.

2.4   Explain the handling, transportation, storage and utilization of materials according to material properties and organizational procedures.

2.5   Explain the implications of working at elevated levels are explained in relation to safety requirements.

2.6   Explain the implications of working in traffic are explained in relation to safety requirements.

3  SPECIFIC OUTCOME: Co-ordinate first aid resources in the case of an emergency.

3.1   Identify the location of fire extinguishers, hoses and alarms is identified in terms of safety requirements.

3.2   Distinguish the types of fire extinguishers in relation to their uses and purpose.

3.3   Explain the recognition of emergencies in accordance with organizational procedures.

3.4   Report injuries involving individuals in accordance with organizational procedures.

3.5   Identify the location of first aid material and trained first aid staff according to organizational policies and procedures.

4  SPECIFIC OUTCOME: Develop and implement a Health and Safety Site plan.

4.1   Identify Health and safety needs and implement measures to address these needs are according to organizational procedures.

4.2   Explain the duties regarding management responsibility for workplace safety according to organizational policies and procedures.

4.3   Compile and communicate a Health and safety plan to staff incorporating preventative strategies in accordance with organizational procedures.

5  SPECIFIC OUTCOME: Monitor the implementation of the Health and Safety plan, systems and procedures.

5.1   Induct visitors and all staff in terms of the Health and Safety plan.

5.2   Implement Health and Safety statutory requirements in terms of notifications and appointments.

5.3   Monitor and update Health and Safety plan to incorporate changes in terms of policies, procedures and systems.

5.4   Implement training programs to train staff in terms of regulations and organizational procedures.

Environmental Safety

Outcome 1. Industry and the environment

Outcome 2. Waste Management

Outcome 3. Pollution

Outcome 4. Management of hazardous materials

Outcome 5. Measuring, monitoring and reporting

Basic Food Safety & Good Housekeeping Principles

Training Objectives:

  • To understand the basic principles associated with handling, processing, distribution and storage of food, including good practices for hygiene and sanitation.
  • To understand the dangers associated with food-borne pathogens
  • To understand basic warehousing and storeroom control systems and the associated hygiene and sanitation standards to be maintained
  • To understand the importance of hygiene and good housekeeping practices in relation to food safety

MODULE 1:  Basic Food Safety & Handling

MODULE 2:  Good Housekeeping

Certification:  A Certificate of Attendance will be issued

Technical Safety

Contents

  • Outcome 1 Site & Construction Plan
  • Outcome 2 Premises & Housekeeping
  • Outcome 3 Symbolic Safety Signs
  • Outcome 4 Hand & portable/moveable power tools
  • Outcome 5 Lifting Equipment
  • Outcome 6 Ladders
  • Outcome 7 Scaffolds
  • Outcome 8 Vessels under pressure
  • Outcome 9 Gas cylinders
  • Outcome 10 Electrical safety
  • Outcome 11 Lock-out systems
  • Outcome 12 Labeling of switches, isolators and valves
  • Outcome 13 Fire prevention
  • Outcome 14 Safeguarding
  • Outcome 15 Personal protective equipment
  • Outcome 16 Technical safety management

Lock Out Procedures

  1. Introduction
  2. Aim
  3. Application
  4. Definitions
  5. Procedures
  6. Legislation
  7. Preparatory Requirements
  8. Preparation
  9. Notification
  10. Isolation
  11. Lockout/Tagout
  12. People Requirements
  13. Zero Energy State (ZES) Implementation
  14. ZES Verification
  15. Release of equipment from ZES Operations
  16. Lockout procedure example
  17. Lockout Training Ledger
  18. Lockout Checklist
  19. Shift Change Procedure
  20. Training and Communication
  21. Special Lockout Considerations
  22. Inspection and Verification
  23. Energy Control Plan
  24. Energy Sources
  25. Isolation, Lockout and Tagout Devices

Coid Act

  1. Briefly outline the reasons for the Act
  2. Describe the events that are covered under COIDA
  3. List the classes of benefits under COIDA
  4. Describe the limitations of benefit
  5. Outline the obligations and rights of the employer under COIDA
  6. Outline the assessment of employers under COIDA
  7. List the risks that are covered under COIDA
  8. Discuss injury related benefits under COIDA
  9. Discuss death benefits under COIDA
  10. Discuss occupational diseases under COIDA
  11. Discuss the claiming and reporting process

Safety committee

  1. Introduction
  2. Legal knowledge required
  3. Section 8
  4. Section 13
  5. Section 14
  6. Section 18
  7. Section 20
  8. Section 24
  9. General administrative regulations
  10. Conducting meeting
  11. Goals & guidelines
  12. Attendance
  13. The constitution
  14. The chairperson
  15. Function of the chairperson
  16. Conducting a meeting
  17. Records of the meeting

Shermtrac (Safety Officer) Training (Unit Standard 244283)

Course Contents

(Safety, Health, Environmental and Risk Management training)

  1. Risk Management
  • Concept of risk
  • The risk management process
  • Managing risk control
  • The way ahead
  1. Health & Safety Theories Principles and SHE Systems
  • Incident prevention theories
  • Hazards and energy
  • Risk
  • Introduction to SHE system
  1. Legislation
  • Common law responsibilities
  • Form of an act
  • Liability in law
  • South African Health and safety legislation
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act 85/93
  • OHSACT and labour act
  • Compensation for Occupational injuries and Diseases act 130/1993
  1. Technical Safety
  • Site and construction plan
  • Premises and house keeping
  • Symbolic safety signs
  • Hand and portable power tools
  • Lifting equipment
  • Ladders
  • Scaffolds
  • Vessels under pressure
  • Gas cylinders
  • Electrical safety
  • Lock out systems
  • Labelling of switches isolators valves
  • Fire prevention
  • Safeguarding
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Technical safety management
  1. Occupational Health
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Primary Health Care
  • Occupational Hygiene
  1. Introduction to Industrial Environmental Management
  • Environment
  • Waste
  • Pollution
  • Hazardous materials
  • Measuring, monitoring & reporting
  1. Implementation, Maintenance & Organisation of a SHE Programme
  • Planning and development
  • Implementation phase
  • Maintenance
  • Evaluation
  • Improvement
  • SHE awareness and training
  • Communication
  • Inspection systems
  • Incident investigation
  • Contractor control
  • Off-the-job safety
  • Budgeting for SHE