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Course Overview:

 

This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills required to apply health and safety principles in their work area. Participants will learn about the importance of workplace health and safety, the legal and regulatory requirements for health and safety, and how to identify hazards and assess risks in the workplace. They will also learn how to implement controls to minimize or eliminate risks, and how to develop and implement health and safety procedures and policies.

Course Objectives:

 

  • Understand the importance of workplace health and safety

  • Understand the legal and regulatory requirements for health and safety in the workplace

  • Learn how to identify hazards and assess risks in the workplace

  • Learn how to implement controls to minimize or eliminate risks

  • Learn how to develop and implement health and safety procedures and policies

Course Duration: 1 days

The course will be delivered over 1 days, with a total of 8 hours of training

Course Content:

 

  • Introduction to Workplace Health and Safety

  • Definition of workplace health and safety

  • Importance of workplace health and safety

  • Legal and regulatory requirements for workplace health and safety

  • Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

  • Identification of hazards

  • Risk assessment techniques

  • Implementation of control measures

  • Monitoring and review of control measures

  • Emergency preparedness and response

  • Development and implementation of health and safety procedures and policies

  • Communication of health and safety procedures and policies

  • Training and supervision

  • Workplace Inspections and Audits

  • Inspection and audit techniques

  • Reporting and corrective action

  • Practical Exercises

  • Hazard identification and risk assessment exercises

  • Development of health and safety procedures and policies

Assessment:

Participants will be assessed through a combination of written tests and practical exercises. Participants must achieve a minimum of 70% in both the written and practical assessments to receive a certificate of completion

Certification:

Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of completion. The certificate is valid for 3 years

Prerequisites:

There are no formal prerequisites for this course. However, participants should have a basic understanding of English and be over the age of 18 years old

 

Course information

Unit Standard Title: Apply Health and Safety To A Work Area
 
Classroom Price: R 720 (Ex VAT)

Classroom Duration: 1 Day
 
Credits: 3

SAQA ID: 9964

CPD Points: 5

NQF Level: 2

Prerequisites: N/A
 
Target Groups: All Employees

                          SHE Rep

                          Supervisors

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