Health & Safety Representative

The health and safety representative training course is designed to provide the elected representative with a working knowledge of their duties and responsibilities in terms of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Course Content

  • Law
    • The history of occupational health and safety
    • The structure of South African law
    • The purpose of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
    • Definitions
    • Dangers, hazards and risks
    • The duties of the employer
    • The duties of the employees
    • Risk control
    • Why comply?   
  • The safety representative       
    • Election
    • Appointment
    • Functions
    • Committees
    • Liability
    • Why perform your duties
  • Performing representative duties
    • Inspections
      • Hazard identification
      • Non-compliance detection
    • Interviews & communication skills
    • Report writing & finding presentation

Course Duration

½ day