GMR 2 (1) supervisor of machinery

The course provides learners with an overview of the key requirements of the OHS Act, pertaining to the safe use of plant and machinery, and how to implement and manage these.

Summative assessment

  • Assessment to be done at the end of the course. Learners must achieve a minimum of 65%

Course outline

The following aspects will be addressed during the course:

  • What the law consists of in respect of occupational health and safety.
  • How to read legislation in general but specifically in respect of the OHS Act
  • Terminology and legal liabilities in respect of occupational health and safety
  • The reasons for appointing a competent person to oversee the use of machinery
  • What determines competency in respect of this particular appointment
  • The appointment of assistants to the supervisor of machinery
  • Duties of manufacturers, designers, erectors and installers
  • The necessity for and the role of the competent person in respect of:
    • risk assessments;.
    • audits;
    • safe operating procedures;
    • permit systems;
    • lock-outs, etc.
  • The legal requirements and practical approach to the General Machinery Regulations (GMRs)
  • Process to be followed during the appointment of a competent person
  • Relationship between different role players in occupational health and safety.

Course Information

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Unit Standard Title:

E-Learning Price:

Not Available as E-learning

E-Learning Duration:

Not Available as E-learning

Credits:

SAQA ID:

Professional Body:

Saiosh

CPD Points:

5

NQF Level:

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

● Chief executive officers (CEOs)/Managing directors ● Managers assigned (in terms of section 16(2)) to assist the abovementioned ● Competent persons and their assistants (as per the General Machinery Regulations) ● HSE Managers, officers and practitioners ● Supervisors and foremen ● All employees whose work activities involve use of plant, machinery and equipment

At SafetyCloud, we want to offer this same opportunity to prospective and current occupational health and safety professionals. They can now also receive training delivered through our our interactive online webinars. We have been at the forefront of occupational health, safety, and environmental training for over seven decades and looking to the future, we continue to offer the same world class training for which we have become renowned adding flexibility to train anytime from anywhere on our new powerful digital platform.

Unit Standard Title:

Webinar Price:

R1 530 (incl. VAT)

Webinar Duration:

2 days

Credits:

SAQA ID:

Professional Body:

Saiosh

CPD Points:

5

NQF Level:

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

● Chief executive officers (CEOs)/Managing directors ● Managers assigned (in terms of section 16(2)) to assist the abovementioned ● Competent persons and their assistants (as per the General Machinery Regulations) ● HSE Managers, officers and practitioners ● Supervisors and foremen ● All employees whose work activities involve use of plant, machinery and equipment

We continue to offer tailored on-site training and classroom-based teaching at any of our 12 NOSA Colleges throughout South Africa. Offering you access to more than 100 safety training programmes – including SAMTRAC, the world’s leading workplace risk management course and the most sought-after training certificate in the HSE industry, suited for all places of work. Book your seat at one of our NOSA Colleges to experience safety training in the classroom.

Unit Standard Title:

Course Price:

R 2 040 (incl. VAT)

Course Duration:

2 days

Credits:

SAQA ID:

Professional Body:

Saiosh

CPD Points:

5

NQF Level:

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1

Target Groups:

● Chief executive officers (CEOs)/Managing directors ● Managers assigned (in terms of section 16(2)) to assist the abovementioned ● Competent persons and their assistants (as per the General Machinery Regulations) ● HSE Managers, officers and practitioners ● Supervisors and foremen ● All employees whose work activities involve use of plant, machinery and equipment
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