occupational health & safety act

occupational health & safety act 85 of 1993

The Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 has repealed the Machinery Occupational Safety Act 6 of 1983. The Occupational Health & Safety Act 85 of 1993 is legislation approved by the Department of Labour which assists organizations with a set law. This law provides a set of rules and regulations that every employer must subscribe to with their workplace.

OHST has simplified this piece of legislation to a basic level of interpretation that anyone will be able to comprehend. The Occupational Health & Safety Act 85 of 1993 is a must to all employers who wish to have better insights into legal liabilities with regards to health and safety within their workplaces.

course 1

1) INTRODUCTION TO OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT 85 of 1993

contents

  • Overview of the OHS Act 85 of 1993
  • Legal Liabilities
  • Duties of employer and employees
  • SHE representatives and SHE committees
  • DOL Inspectors – Powers
  • Penalties
  • Case Study
DURATION: 1 day
TARGET GROUP: Managers, Business Owners, Supervisors, HSE representatives, Safety Officers
COURSE OBJECTIVE: This course provides the learner with a basic knowledge of the responsibilities pertaining to the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
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course 2

2) INTRODUCTION TO OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT 85 of 1993

contents

  • In Depth view of the Occupational Health & Safety Act no. 85 of 1993.
  • Understanding the legislative framework.
  • Legal Liabilities and legal appointments.
  • Understanding the elements of the health & safety policy.
  • Duties of employer.
  • Duties of employees.
  • SHE representatives and SHE committees.
  • Sec 37(2) agreements
  • DOL Inspectors – Powers.
  • Penalties as imposed by this legislation.
  • General Safety Regulations.
  • General Administrative Regulation.
  • Case Study.
  • Assessment.
DURATION: 2 days
TARGET GROUP: Managers, Business Owners, Supervisors, HSE representatives, Safety Officers
COURSE OBJECTIVE: This course provides the learner with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and HSE procedures & compliance.
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