What is the OHS Act Course?

The OHS Act Course equips learners with the ability to understand and interpret the terminology used and objectives of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993. Learner program outcomes include exposure to the national and provincial structures of the legislation (OHS) and various sections and regulations of the act, with the aim of implementing important sections of the act, thus striving toward H&S compliance.

DURATION

1 day

CERTIFICATE VALIDITY

2 years

OHS Act Course (OHS9) at the Emcare Training Academy
OHS Act Course
COURSE CONTENT

  • Introduction to health and safety
  • Legislative history
  • The constitution
  • Understanding the act and regulations
  • Department of Labour/legislation
  • The OHS Act 85 of 1993
  • Sections and certain regulation of the act
  • Health and safety policy statements
  • Contractors and Section 37.2 agreements
  • Incident and accident investigations
  • Department of Labour Annexure form (accidents and diseases)
  • Health and safety committee meetings
  • Additional information
Training

PRE-REQUISITES

  • English proficiency.
  • Local language instructors are available on request for groups of 10+.
Training

VENUE LOCATIONS

  • Available at all Emcare branches.
  • Available at your premises for groups of 10+.
Training

QUALITY ALIGNMENT

  • US120344

Certifications Available

  • CETA

Accreditation & Affiliates

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