Safety Representative (HW/SP/15045)

On completion of the course the successful learner will able to:

  • identify and explain the legal and organisational-specific requirements regulating the reporting and investigation of workplace incidents;
  • complete the required reports;
  • process any physical evidence that may have been collected;
  • understand the objectives and statutory requirements pertaining to health and safety in the workplace;
  • 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;
  • participate in the safety, health and environmental structures and measure these activities according to health, safety and environmental requirements.

Formative assessment

  • Various activities will be completed during class, as well as for homework

Summative assessment

  • Written test
  • Workplace logbook

Course outline

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

  • describe:
    • requirements for workplace safety, health and environment incident investigation
    • the framework of workplace health and safety legislation pertaining to health and safety representatives
  • gather information for workplace safety, health and environment incident investigations
  • conduct post-investigation activities
  • 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.

Course Information

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Unit Standard Title:

• 259617: Conduct an investigation into workplace safety, health and environmental incidents • 259622: Describe the functions of the workplace health and safety representative

E-Learning Price:

Not Available as E-learning

E-Learning Duration:

Not Available as E-learning

Credits:

6

SAQA ID:

259617 and 259622

Professional Body:

Saiosh

CPD Points:

5

NQF Level:

2

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

• Anyone required to undergo training as an HSE representative

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Unit Standard Title:

• 259617: Conduct an investigation into workplace safety, health and environmental incidents • 259622: Describe the functions of the workplace health and safety representative

Webinar Price:

Not Available as Webinar

Webinar Duration:

Not Available as Webinar

Credits:

6

SAQA ID:

259617 and 259622

Professional Body:

Saiosh

CPD Points:

5

NQF Level:

2

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

• Anyone required to undergo training as an HSE representative

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:

• 259617: Conduct an investigation into workplace safety, health and environmental incidents • 259622: Describe the functions of the workplace health and safety representative

Course Price:

R 7 380

Course Duration:

5 days plus workplace assignment

Credits:

6

SAQA ID:

259617 and 259622

Professional Body:

Saiosh

CPD Points:

5

NQF Level:

2

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1

Target Groups:

• Anyone required to undergo training as an HSE representative