Health and Safety Representative

Compliance Training

Course Introduction

On completion of this course, learners will be able to understand the objectives and statutory requirements pertaining to health and safety in the workplace. The learners will be able to explain the rights, powers, functions and duties of the workplace health and safety representative and how any errant health, safety and environmental issues may be handled. Learners will also be able to participate in the safety, health and environmental structures and measure these activities according to health, safety and environmental requirements.

Course Title: Health and Safety Representative

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NQF Level: N/A

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On completion of this course, learners will be able to understand the objectives and statutory requirements pertaining to health and safety in the workplace. The learners will be able to explain the rights, powers, functions and duties of the workplace health and safety representative and how any errant health, safety and environmental issues may be handled. Learners will also be able to participate in the safety, health and environmental structures and measure these activities according to health, safety and environmental requirements.

Learning assumed to be in place and recognition of prior learning:

  • Communication at ABET level 3
  • Mathematical Literacy at ABET level 3

By the end of the workshop, learners will be able to:

  • describe the framework of workplace health and safety legislation pertaining to health and safety representatives.
  • explain the specified requirements to conduct safety, health and environmental representation activities at a working place.
  • address safety, health and environment-related issues within the scope of authority.
  • comply with the activities within safety, health and environmental structures.

SHE union, employee representatives, practitioners and committee members, management, supervisors and employees involved with SHE representatives or their functions.

R875 per person

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