OHSACT – overview for employees


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 employees 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 ensure all staff understand the Health and Safety is everyone’s responsibility
  • We break down the concepts into easily understandable content.


Who should attend?

  • All staff.



  • The facilitated course is a half day programme
  • The online programme can be completed within a maximum of 4 hours.


The Course Includes

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



  • This course gives all employees an overview of the OHSAct
  • Your staff will leave understanding their role in creating and maintaining a safe and healthy working environment
  • They will depart with the knowledge, requirements and understanding of what’s necessary to adhere to the Occupational, Health and Safety Act.