OHSACT – an in-depth understanding of the OHSACT and practical compliance

Overview

The Occupational Health and Safety Act, No. 85 of 1993 (OHSAct ) as amended, gives employers and employees the general guidelines, which are needed in the workplace, to protect employers from occupational risks and hazards which may cause them physical or physiological harm.

This Act aims to make sure that working conditions are healthy and safe for all employees.

In particular to provide for the health and safety of persons at work, in connection with the use of plant and machinery and for the protection of persons against hazards to health and safety arising out of or in connection with the activities of persons at work.

 

The Compliance Company’s Approach

  • We focus on legislative requirements
  • We break down the concepts to easily understandable content.

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Specifically Health and Safety Officers.

 

Duration

  • The facilitated course is run over 4 days
  • The online course can be completed within a maximum of 40 hours.

 

The Course Includes

  • A full colour manual
  • Templates for the required sections
  • Relevant assessment of competence.

 

Outcomes

  • This in-depth course will give employees and employers the knowledge, understanding and the requirements of the Occupational, Health and Safety Act
  • Delegates will understand what is required to fully comply with the law and what possible legal liabilities there are for both the employer, employees and contractors
  • This programme will also assist both employees and employers with guidelines on how to handle unsafe situations and equipment.