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Flagship Course: Hasprac (Non-Accredited And Hwseta Accredited)

 

HASPrac (Non accredited – 5 days)

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Occupational Health and Safety Act

Course Title: 

Supervise Health and Safety on Construction site

Description:   

Participants to this training skill should be able to assist with the development of Health and Safety policies and procedures, as well as develop, implement and monitor a Health and Safety site plan.

Duration: 

1 Day

Target Audience:

Site Managers, Supervisors, Foreman, Safety and Health Representatives as well as other Artisan leaders.

 

1. Health and Safety on a construction site 

 

  • Health and Safety Legislation and regulations pertaining to a construction site.
  • Principles of safety management systems.

 

2. Development of Health and Safety policies and procedures 

 

  • Making recommendations regarding Safety and Health policies and procedures.
  • Industry and legislative trends and systems.

 

3. Health and Safety Site plan 

 

  • Identifying safety needs and priorities as well as taking appropriate measures.
  • Management Responsibility.
  • Safety preventative strategies.
  • Communicating safety plans.

 

4. Monitor the implementation of the Health and Safety plan, systems and procedures 

 

  • Meeting statutory requirements including notifications and appointments.
  • Adhering to company policies, procedures and systems.
  • Detecting and reviewing safety compliance.

 

Course Notes 

 

  • The learner will be capable to understand and explain relevant aspects of the following: • The implications of Health and Safety Legislation and Regulations pertaining to a construction project, Local by-laws, Principles of safety management systems, Preventative strategies for safety, Components of a safety plan, Company policies, procedures and systems with regard to Health & Safety

SHEQ Business Planning

Course Title:      

SHEQ Business Planning

 

Introduction to IOS 45001

Course Title:      

Intro to IOS 45001

Description:    

This training skill enables the participants to facilitate the management of the Occupational Health and Safety risks associated with the business of the organization.

Duration:

1 Day

Target Audience:

Managers, Supervisors, SHE Representatives, Risk Managers, Safety Officers/ Managers, System Coordinators, Occupational Health Practitioners, Senior Legal Appointees, Engineering Manager and employees.

 

1. History of quality and quality standards

 

  • Key approaches to quality concepts and quality management
  • Requirements for quality and its determination on services and products
  • Historical development of quality practices
  • Concept of Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA)
  • Process approach to a specific work context

2. Health and Safety Management Systems

 

  • Defining Health and Safety Management Systems
  • Emphasizing the need for Health and Safety Management Systems
  • Procedures and work instructions
  • The value and benefit of procedures

3. The IOS 45001 Health and Safety Management System

 

  • Introduction
  • The IOS 45001 Model
  • Overview of the ISO 45001 Requirements

4. ISO 45001 in detail

 

  • Occupational Health and Safety policy
  • Planning
  • Implementation and Operation
  • Checking and corrective action
  • Management Overview

5. ISO 45001 Environmental Management

 

  • The need for environmental management
  • Successful, cost-effective environmental management system
  • Procedure Writing

6. ISO 45001 System and models

 

  • The PDCA cycle
  • The Sheldon and Yoxon Environmental Management System
  • The Environmental Management System Model
  • General requirements
  • Environmental policy
  • Planning

7. ISO 45001

 

  • Distinguishing features from ISO 45001
  • Trends and Issues

Course Notes

 

  • The learner will be able to explain the implications of Health and Safety Legislation and Regulations pertaining to a project, Local by-laws, Principles of safety management systems, Preventative strategies for safety, Components of a safety plan, Company policies, procedures and systems with regard to Health & Safety.

 

Legal Liability

Course Title:         

Legal Liability

Description:        

This course has been designed to provide a broad perspective about the legal and risk management issues involved in planning and implementing Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures. It will provide an overview of many other training skills that can be studied at greater depth in Occupational Health and Safety.

Duration:              

1 Day

Audience:             

Managers, Supervisors, SHE Representative, Safety Officers

 

1. Framework of health, safety and environmental legislation 

 

  • Creations and Promulgation of various legislations
  • Compliances and contraventions
  • Applicable workplace legislations

 

2. The requirements of health, safety and environmental policies, procedures and codes of practice 

 

  • Requirements of Occupational Health& Safety
  • Objectives of the OHS Act
  • Updating of policies, procedures and codes of practice

 

3. Implementation and maintenance of health, safety and environmental legislation in a workplace 

 

  • Allocation of resources to implement and maintain health, safety and environmental legislation( Appointments, budget, human resources, equipment and materials)
  • Training and communication required
  • Objective and targets setting
  • Inspections, measurements, audits and reports
  • Maintenance and control of documents and records

 

4. The key duties of the Employer, Employee 

 

  • Criminal Liability
  • Vicarious Liability
  • Sec 37(2) agreements
  • The reasonable man test

Construction Regulations

Course Title:         

Construction Legislations 2014 / OHS Act 85 of 1993

Description:        

This training skill enables to be able to explain the basic principles of relevant current health and safety legislation and the consequences of non-compliance.

Duration:              

1 Day

Target Audience:

Supervisors, SHE Representatives and management

 

1. Introduction 

 

  • History of Occupational Health and Safety
  • South African workplace health and safety legal framework
  • Liability concept

 

2. Occupational Safety and Health Act 85 of 1993 

 

  • Purpose of the Act
  • Definitions of the OHS Act
  • Duties of the employer to employees
  • General duties of employees at work
  • Duty not to interfere with, damage or misuse things
  • Duties of the CEO
  • Functions of Health and Safety Representatives
  • Functions of the safety and health committee
  • Deductions of employees’ salaries
  • Reporting of incidents
  • Acts or omissions by employees and mandataries

 

3. Construction Regulations 

 

  • Establishment and embodied principles related to construction.
  • Definitions and terminology applicable to construction work
  • Construction work and the ‘permit’ system
  • Notification of construction work
  • Legal responsibilities – Clients, Agents, Designers, Principal Contractors, Contractors and Sub-contractors
  • The appointment and responsibilities of construction managers; assistant construction managers and construction health and safety officers. Competence and professional registration of these persons.
  • Risk assessments on construction.
  • Specifications – Fall protection, Structures, Temporary works, Excavation, Demolition work, Tunnelling, Scaffolding, Suspended platforms, Rope access work, Material hoists etc
  • Health and safety plan
  • Other prescribed documentation

 

Course Notes 

At the end of the course, learners will be able to:

 

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of the relevant legislation.
  • Explain the requirements for compliance as stipulated in the current legislation.
  • Determine the management controls required in the legislation to achieve compliance.
  • Explain the legal obligations of the employer in terms of appointments.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of his/her legal responsibility in view of their appointment in terms of the relevant legislation.

Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

Course Title:   

Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment

Description:   

This course is designed to provide a methodology for identifying hazards and implementing controls. Participants will acquire the knowledge and skills required to identify hazards in the workplace and prevent potential accidents. This course provides an understanding of the formal processes required to identify, control and monitor hazards in the workplace.

Duration:              

2 Day

Audience:             

Managers, Supervisors, Health and Safety Committee members, Maintenance and facilities staff

 

Know the scope and nature of health and safety 

 

  • Legal and specific requirements for conducting continuous risk assessments.
  • Consequences for not conforming to legal and specified requirements in preparing for risk assessment.
  • Outlining continuous and other types of risk assessments.
  • Types of documentation required including checklists, planned task observation forms, critical parts inspection forms etc

 

Carry out a risk assessment. 

 

  • Conducting a continuous risk assessment.
  • Persons, tools and the materials required to conduct the continuous risk assessment.

 

Identify hazards associated with the working environment. 

 

  • Undertaking various forms of hazard assessment that relate to the workplace.
  • Detailing physical and environmental conditions that might exist.
  • Ensuring appropriate documentation is selected.
  • Noting relevant hazards and risks likely to be encountered.
  • Systematically identifying and utilising elected hazard identification techniques such as pre-use checklists, planned task observations, structured observations etc

 

 Identify the risk associated with the hazards. 

 

  • Calculating risk using a risk score calculator and matrix.
  • Applying Risk control procedures.

 

Identify the hierarchy of risk control. 

 

  • Legislative requirements control measures.
  • Initiate remedial action and follow up on Continuous Risk Assessment.
  • Implementing remedial actions for hazards.
  • Identify optimal and practical control methods and evaluate their effectiveness.
  • Describe actions in the event of control failure

 

Course Notes 

The learner will be capable to understand and explain relevant aspects of the following:

 

  • OHSAct and the application to workplace continuous risk assessment / Construction Regulations / Inspection policies and procedures with regards to workplace hazards / Resource coordination / Proactive workplace Health and Safety management.

Environmental Awareness

Course Title:                

Environmental Awareness

Description:                

The training will provide insight into the environment, its importance and demonstrate how we should preserve it at home and at work in a commercial, industrial, pharmaceutical, food handling, domestic and health care cleaning and waste management environment

Duration:                    

1 Day

Target Audience:       

Supervisors, Managers, Supervisors, Safety and Health Representatives as well as General Employees

 

 

1. Understanding of how the environment works 

 

  • Different environmental elements
  • The interdependence of environmental elements
  • Ecosystems
  • The law and environment

 

2. Pollution 

 

  • Types of waste
  • Sources of environmental waste
  • The impacts of pollution on the environment
  • Waste stream

 

Appropriate steps to limit pollution/waste at the workplace 

 

  • Housekeeping
  • Assessing solid waste stream
  • Steps to reduce solid waste
  • Appropriate disposal of waste
  • Steps to limit water and energy wastage
  • Correct PPE in the hazardous waste disposal
  • Reporting spillages and other environmental hazards
  • Advantages of reducing solid waste
  • Ways to reduce the waste stream
  • Workplace examples of environmental hazards

 

4. Household waste 

 

  • Identification of throw away / disposable household products
  • Recycling of re-usable household waste products
  • Identification of household products which are packaged in a way that limits the amount of waste that has to go to the landfill site
  • Setting up of a household waste separation system
  • Community waste re-cycling options
  • Household rubbish chains
  • The dangers of landfills
  • Packaging of household goods and pollution
  • Waste pyramid
  • Different kinds of waste and their decomposition
  • Separation of waste

Incident Investigation

Course Title:   

Incident Investigation

Description:   

This course aims to enable participants to collect and evaluate information relating to workplace incidents and determine their causes so that work systems can be improved to ensure management can meet its responsibility to provide a safe and healthy workplace

Duration:              

1 Day

Audience:             

SHE Representatives, Supervisors, Managers, Safety and Health personnel, Safety and Health Committee members

 

Determining applicable governance procedures. 

 

  • Organisational requirements for workplace safety, health and environment incident investigation.
  • The legal and organisational specific requirements regulating the reporting and investigation.
  • Procedures to be followed when an incident occurs in the workplace
  • Securing the scene, handling of injured persons, handling of fatalities, dealing with work processes and initial reporting.
  • Information gathering

 

Reporting & Recording 

 

  • Prescribed procedures for gathering accurate and relevant information.
  • Consequences of non-compliance.
  • Purpose, type and extent of information required

 

Investigation Method  

 

  • The procedures to be followed when an incident occurs in the workplace are explained in order to facilitate effective management of the incident.
  • Resources required conducting investigations.
  • Questions and Interviewing.

 

Post-investigation activities 

 

  • Preparing the Incident Report
  • Required format
  • Investigation Report, Compensation documents, required government departmental documentation and organisational documentation.
  • Submission of reports to relevant designated people.

 

Course Notes 

The learner will be capable to understand and explain relevant aspects of the following:

 

  • OHSAct and its application to incident investigation / COID requirements with regard to Incidents reporting/ GAR 8 & 9/ Incident scene management policies and procedures / Resource coordination / Preventative workplace Health and Safety management in relation to work in confined space.

Emergency Preparedness

Hazardous Chemical Substances Control

Course Title:   

Hazardous Chemical Substances

Description:   

The training will provide insight into receiving, handling and storage of hazardous chemicals safely in a processing environment

Duration:             

1 Day

Audience:            

Employees working with Hazardous chemicals, SHEP Representatives, Storage Manager, Maintenance Managers & Supervisors

 

Preparations for receiving Hazardous Chemical Substances 

 

  • Personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Safety equipment and accessories necessary.
  • Need to ensure equipment is clean, operational and fit for purpose.
  • Ensuring work environment is clean and free from potential hazards to personnel, product, plant and environment.
  • Communication and referencing the relevant personnel.

 

Receiving and checking chemicals 

 

  • Checking of packaging.
  • Matching condition of chemicals to specifications.
  • Quarantining chemicals according to MSDS`s and procedures for returning compromised ones.
  • Matching quantities to documents requirements.
  • Noting deviances.

 

Handling chemicals safely 

 

  • Maximizing operator and product safety in accordance with standard operating procedures.
  • Using chemicals in compliance with their intended purpose and usage instructions.
  • Keeping minimum wastage and handling spillages.

 

Storing hazardous chemicals for production requirements 

 

  • Aligning storage with safety legislation and standard operating procedures, and storage space used in accordance with company stock holding policies.
  • Labelling and coding in stored chemicals.
  • Ensuring documentation related to storage is complete and accurate.
  • Incorrect chemical storage and its impact on housekeeping, downtime, safety and quality.

 

Course Notes 

The learner will be capable to understand and explain relevant aspects of the following:

 

  • Relevant aspects of handling chemicals safely and keeping wastage and spillage to a minimum to prevent exposing personnel and plant to a hazard.

Supervise Health and Safety on a Construction Project

Course Title:   

Supervise Health and Safety on Construction site

Description:   

Participants to this training skill should be able to assist with the development of Health and Safety policies and procedures, as well as develop, implement and monitor a Health and Safety site plan.

Duration:             

1 Day

Audience:          

Site Managers, Supervisors, Foreman, Safety and Health Representatives as well as other Artisan leaders.

 

Health and Safety on a construction site 

 

  • Health and Safety Legislation and regulations pertaining to a construction site.
  • Principles of safety management systems.

 

Development of Health and Safety policies and procedures 

 

  • Making recommendations regarding Safety and Health policies and procedures.
  • Industry and legislative trends and systems.

 

Health and Safety Site plan 

 

  • Identifying safety needs and priorities as well as taking appropriate measures.
  • Management Responsibility.
  • Safety preventative strategies.
  • Communicating safety plans.

 

Monitor the implementation of the Health and Safety plan, systems and procedures 

 

  • Meeting statutory requirements including notifications and appointments.
  • Adhering to company policies, procedures and systems.
  • Detecting and reviewing safety compliance.

 

Course Notes 

The learner will be capable to understand and explain relevant aspects of the following:

 

  • The implications of Health and Safety Legislation and Regulations pertaining to a construction project, Local by-laws, Principles of safety management systems, Preventative strategies for safety, Components of a safety plan, Company policies, procedures and systems with regard to Health & Safety

Manage Health and Safety on a Construction Project

Course Title:   

Supervise Health and Safety on Construction site

Description:   

Participants to this training skill should be able to assist with the development of Health and Safety policies and procedures, as well as develop, implement and monitor a Health and Safety site plan.

Duration:             

1 Day

Audience:          

Site Managers, Supervisors, Foreman, Safety and Health Representatives as well as other Artisan leaders.

 

Health and Safety on a construction site 

 

  • Health and Safety Legislation and regulations pertaining to a construction site.
  • Principles of safety management systems.

 

Development of Health and Safety policies and procedures 

 

  • Making recommendations regarding Safety and Health policies and procedures.
  • Industry and legislative trends and systems.

 

Health and Safety Site plan 

 

  • Identifying safety needs and priorities as well as taking appropriate measures.
  • Management Responsibility.
  • Safety preventative strategies.
  • Communicating safety plans.

 

Monitor the implementation of the Health and Safety plan, systems and procedures 

 

  • Meeting statutory requirements including notifications and appointments.
  • Adhering to company policies, procedures and systems.
  • Detecting and reviewing safety compliance.

 

Course Notes 

The learner will be capable to understand and explain relevant aspects of the following:

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  • The implications of Health and Safety Legislation and Regulations pertaining to a construction project, Local by-laws, Principles of safety management systems, Preventative strategies for safety, Components of a safety plan, Company policies, procedures and systems with regard to Health & Safety

HASPrac

HASPrac (Accredited HW/SP/1507105 – 10 months or more)

 

This training is for those who intend to Implement and Manage the requirements of Health and Safety in line with the Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series OHSAS 18001: 2007 Group of Learners determine the length of the course. Each month group will decide which unit standards will be completed for the month as many learners are full-time workers and need to schedule a course to fit working conditions. After completing the HWSeta accredited HASPrac course, the learners will have gained 62 credits towards the National Certificate: Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental. Learners need to complete all other Core unit standards as well as the necessary Elective unit standard. After completing all required core and elective unit standards the learners should have 120 or more credits and can then RPL for the national certificate.

 

SAQA QUAL ID QUALIFICATION TITLE NQF LEVEL CREDITS
74269 National Certificate: Occupational Health,
Safety and Environment.
2 120

 

The following unit standards will be covered by the HWSeta accredited HASPrac course (Only some of the Core and Elective required unit standards are covered in this course (see Unit standard 74269 for full list) :

 

SAQA ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE TYPE NQF LEVEL CREDITS
1 259597 Emergency Preparedness and Response Procedures. Core 2 3
2 259602 Describe sources of and control measures for noise in a workplace. Core 1 2
3 259604 Verify compliance to safety, health and environmental requirements in the workplace. Core 2 4
4 259609 Demonstrate an understanding of Occupational Hygiene Core 2 9
5 259617 Conduct an investigation into workplace safety, health and environmental incidents. Core 2 3
6 259620 Manoeuvre materials safely by hand in the workplace. Core 2 2
7 259624 Control workplace hazards and risks Core 2 4
8 119553 Take action to address impacts on the environment. Elective 2 10
9 119558 Work with, use and care for materials and resources which can impact on health and the environment. Elective 2 10
10 120330 Conduct a continuous Risk Assessment in the Workplace. Elective 3 4
11 120337 Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to the preparation, conducting, recording and follow-up actions of a planned task observation in a working place. Elective 3 2
12 254211 Prevent musculoskeletal injuries to self during lifting and carrying activities. Elective 3 3
13 259600 Participate in the implementation and evaluation of an environmental management programme in the workplace. Elective 2 2
14 259601 Participate in the implementation and evaluation of a Safety and Health Management Program in the Workplace. Elective 2 2
15 259599 Participate in the Establishment, Implementation and Monitoring of a Health and Safety Agreement. Elective 2 2

 

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