Receive a certificate from the University of Cape Town on successful completion of the course.
By law, all companies in South Africa with more than 20 employees are required to have official health and safety measures in place. However, many businesses often lack the full knowledge and understanding of their legal responsibilities in this area or are unsure where to begin when it comes to implementing workplace safety measures.
This highly practical 10-week short course has been specially designed to provide you with a working knowledge of occupational health and safety that can be applied to any business environment. Learn the skills and knowledge needed to ensure workplace compliance with the South African Occupational Health and Safety Act, and leave the course with the skills to effectively implement best practices for health and safety that are legally compliant and applicable to any workplace.
||Welcome to your Virtual Learning Environment
||Organisation for health and safety management
||Risk assessment and control
||Managing machinery, equipment and power sources
||Managing health stressors and training
||Managing construction activities and incidents
||Emergency prevention, preparedness and response
||Laws and standards governing health and safety management