Occupational Safety, Health & Environmental Risk Management
  

General Courses

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CHLORINE HANDLING

This course focuses on chlorine and chlorine related Systems and the responsibility
attached to such systems.

Learner objectives

  • Understanding the Legal and company requirements pertaining to chlorine
  • Understanding the hazards and risks associated chlorine
  • Read and interpret the chemical data sheets for chlorine

CONFINED SPACE ENTRY PRINCIPLES

A modular course designed to cover confined space entry requirements and work procedures.

Learner objectives

  • Identify and control hazards of confined space work
  • Identify the signs, symptoms and consequences of exposure to hazards
  • Apply the correct procedure for safe entry and work
  • Apply the correct procedure for emergency rescue

ERGONOMIC PRINCIPLES

An international course based on the key criteria of the National Safety Council [USA]. Explore the world of
Ergonomic Risk Factors; Cumulative Trauma Disorders; etc.

Learner objectives

  • Understand the benefits of an ergonomically designed work area
  • Participate in the development of a proper ergonomics program
  • Recognise factors that contribute to cumulative trauma disorders
  • Perform a worker-comfort survey
  • Make recommendations to control identified risks
  • Use a continuous improvement model to enhance the ergonomics program.
FIRE WATCH TRAINING
This course is designed for employees who have been appointed as Fire Watchers during hot work activities.
Key industries include the general engineering, petrochemical and volatile chemical industry.
Learner objectives

 

  • Understand the key risks in hot-work activities and the permit to work criteria
  • Understand the chemistry of fires and common sources of fuel and ignition during hot-work activities
  • Understand the MSDS criteria for extinguisher medium selection and common mediums used
  • Understand the fire fighting techniques needed to combat potential fires
  • Understand the monitoring requirements as per client policies and procedures  

FOOD & BEVERAGE INDUSTRY – BASIC HEALTH, SAFETY & HYGIENE TRAINING

This course will equip food handlers with essential knowledge on all Health and Safety issues pertaining
Towards the food industry especially in an industrial kitchen environment

Learner objectives

  • Importance of hygiene.
  • Legal requirements.
  • Dieases associated with various meat and vegetables.
  • Proper utensil and equipment
  • Dress code and hygiene practises
  • Customer care
  • Food storage

GENERAL HEALTH AND SAFETY COURSE

Suitable for empowering all employees regarding common dangers at work and legal requirements, An excellent supplementary course to empower SHE Representative perform their duties more effectively.

Learner objectives

  • Describe the basic principles, content and purpose of a SHE policy
  • Describe the main components of an Integrated Risk Management System
  • Identify unsafe acts and conditions in the workplace
  • Identify the events that could precede an incident
  • Advise on basic organisational and legal requirements regarding SHE

HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL AWARENESS (Intermediate)

An intermediate course designed to make learners aware on hazardous chemical substances and the application of material safety data sheets. Understand the human anatomy and effects chemicals have on the human body.

Learner objectives

  • Understanding the dangers associated with hazardous chemicals
  • Understand basic controls measures for hazardous chemicals
  • Read, understand apply requirements of chemical safety data sheets [msds]

HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL AWARENESS (Advanced)

Inclusive of the Intermediate course, learners also cover statutory requirements for chemicals in greater
detail and execute chemical risk assessments.

Learner objectives

  • Understanding the dangers associated with hazardous chemicals
  • Understand basic controls measures for hazardous chemicals
  • Read, understand apply requirements of chemical safety data sheets [msds]
  • Understand the universal control strategies used to manage hazardous chemical substances at work
  • Read and understand applicable legislation applicable to chemicals at work
  • Conduct an integrated chemical risk assessment

HEARING LOSS PREVENTION TRAINING

This course is geared towards all employees that are exposed
To noisy machinery or are conducting work activities within a Noisey environment.

Learner objectives

  • Importance of hearing projection.
  • Legal requirements.
  • Basic structure of the Human ear.
  • Correct usage of Hearing Protection.

A range of safety, health and environmental laws and procedures are included into such training.

INCIDENT & ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION TECHNIQUES

Learners will be able to apply the skills and knowledge attained from this course to conduct
incident investigations at work.

Learner objectives

  • Understand the legal requirements regarding incident investigations at work
  • Identify the hazards promoting to incidents at work
  • Understand various incident theories and apply it within the framework of investigations
  • Execute investigations and make recommendations to prevent future incidents

JOB SAFETY ANALYSIS/ WRITTEN SAFE WORK PROCEDURES

An International course based on the National Safety Council [USA]. Leaner's will become competent in
the analysis of tasks or activities and the development of written procedures to regulate high risk tasks or
activities.

Learner objectives

  • Divide jobs into operational tasks and separate steps
  • Identify SHE hazards within the sequential steps of a task or activity
  • Make recommendations to control
  • Complete a job safety analysis
  • Identify and understand observable behaviours
  • Formulate and write “safe” operating procedure

LOCKOUT

An International course based on the OHS Administration [USA].
Learners will become familiar with energy control systems at work.
Learn all about energy sources and ways of positive isolation [Company specifics may be integrated into courseware]

Learner objectives

  • dentify the need for lockout procedures
  • Describe the scope, purpose and application of lockout standards and procedures
  • Identify hazards and hazardous conditions regarding lockouts
  • Prevent incidents by implementing lockout procedures and controls
  • Apply international lockout practices within the framework of South African legal requirements
  • Occupational Health & Safety Act, 85 of 1993

MANUAL HANDLING AND LIFTING TECHNIQUES

This course focuses on safe manual handling procedures.
Employees are able to work in a safe and healthy environment thereby
preventing incidents to their backs and other associated areas of the human body

Learner objectives

  • Importance of working safely.
  • Legal obligations.
  • Basic structure of the Human Body.
  • Various impacts manual and mechanical labour has on the body.
  • Ergonomic factors associated with manual lifting.
  • Personal Protective Equipment associated with manual handling.
  • Proper handling techniques.

OFFICE HEALTH AND SAFETY COURSE

This course gives learners an overview of the legal requirements and responsibilities of employers and employees to improve occupational health, safety and environmental protection in and around the office work environment.

Learner objectives

  • Understand the key duties and responsibilities of the employer and employee structures at work
  • Be able to identify and report on hazards and risks in their working environment
  • Understand the causes of incidents at work and of methods to prevent such office based incidents
  • Have a better understanding of the key office based hazards and risks, and of preferred control measures

PERMIT TO WORK (CONFINED SPACE ENTRY) – Hot Work/Cold Work

An International course based on the National Safety Council [USA]. Explore the hidden dangers involved in
hot work, cold work and confined space entry activities. Learn more about how permit to work systems
regulate such activities.
**Client’s hot/cold work systems may be included into courseware making the course a Client Specific course.

Learner objectives

  • Identify dangerous tasks at work requiring a permit to work system
  • Identify Legal and Company requirements pertaining to permit to work systems
  • Understand the universal guidelines governing permit systems
  • Understand the Emergency Procedures to be observed for permit to work activities
  • The use of vital equipment for Permit to Work systems.
  • Identify and control hazards of confined space work
  • Identify the signs, symptoms and consequences of exposure to hazards
  • Apply the correct procedure for safe entry and work

SAFETY REPRESENTATIVES COURSE – Intermediate

This course focuses on the duties, responsibilities, role and functions of SHE representatives.

Learner objectives

  • Explain basic legal requirements in terms of the Occupational H&S Act, 85 of 1993
  • Participate effectively in SHE inspections and committee procedures
  • Promote SHE in the workplace
  • Identify hazards and risks
  • Execute basic investigations

SAFETY REPRESENTATIVES COURSE – Advanced

This course is inclusive of the one day Safety Reps training, and includes practical site inspections, Incident investigations, completions of checklists and more.

SAFETY REPRESENTATIVES COMMUNICATION SKILLS COURSE

A vital course empowering SHE Representatives on how to communicate effectively  with staff members and at the monthly  safety, health & environmental committee meetings.

Learner objectives

  • Be effective in Communicating with shop floor employees
  • Be effectively able to record problems experienced by staff
  • Be able to effectively report deviations at committee meetings
  • Be able to participate more effectively in committee meetings
  • Use the art of communication to positively motivate SHE care at work

SUPERVISORS’ SAFETY TRAINING 

(Inclusive of Advanced Health and Safety Training Course) 

Learners will learn to apply safety, health and environmental principles and procedures in a workplace to contribute to safe and healthy working environment and to assist management in implementing SHE management programs in the workplace.

Learner objectives

  • Explain the SHE environmental requirements applicable to a workplace
  • Apply SHE principles and procedures in a workplace
  • Exercise SHE responsibilities in a workplace
  • Understand the effects of exposure to hazardous environmental conditions

SAFETY, HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL INDUCTION TRAINING

This course is designed to introduce new employees to the hazards and control measures at a specific working environment.

Learner objectives

  • Understand the statutory “safety” requirements at work
  • Be able to identify and report on hazards and risks in their working environment
  • Understand the importance of and apply SHE procedures and standards at work
  • Become a team player in preventing incidents and complying with legal requirements

CLIENT SPECIFIC

These courses are tailor made for specific clients based on their operational risks.

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