Basic Risk Assessment

This course equips learners with the necessary knowledge, skills, tools and confidence to implement and conduct the relevant risk assessments in the workplace.
Different terminologies like risk management, hazards, non-conformances and corrective measures are explained and become familiar to the learner.

Training & Evaluation:
Training on a 70% theoretical and 30% practical basis (Incl. Risk Assessment)
Duration: 1 Day
Who should attend? All Investigation/Safety Officers and Health & Safety Representatives.
Course Prerequisite: Communication at ABET Level 3 & Mathematical at ABET Level 3

Course Outline

Topic 1
Introduction to health & safety

Topic 2
Legislative history

Topic 3
The constitution

Topic 4
Understanding the act and regulations

Topic 5
The OHS Act 85 of 1993

Topic 6
Important sections of the act

Topic 7
Iceberg Theory

Topic 8
Unsafe acts

Topic 9
Hazard identification

Topic 10
Risk Analysis and ranking

Topic 11
Implementing Controls

Topic 12
Review

Topic 13
Health & safety committee meetings

Topic 14
Additional information

  • Comprehensive Manual
  • Lunch & Refreshments
  • Certificate (recognised by the Department of Labour) on successful
    completion of the course
  • Note: Certificate is valid for a period of 3 years from date of issuee

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