This course focuses on distinguishing between various types of law, legislation and liability.

Employers and Employees will be able to understand the need for the COID Act and the role this act plays In the workplace.

Distinguish between Common Law and Legislation, Distinguish between Criminal and Civil Liability, Describe where the COID Act fits into the broader legal responsibilities for SHE, Justify the necessity for the COID Act, Identify who is an employer and employee in terms of the COID Act, Identify an accident in terms of the COID Act, Discuss what happens after an accident, Analyses the right to compensation, Distinguish between the various types of disability, Compare occupational diseases to injuries and List the employer’s administrative duties.


Health and safety managers, Health and Safety Superintendents, Health and safety representatives, Compliance managers, HSE officials, SHE Systems officer, SHE Policy development officer

Course Information

Estimated Time: 30 days

Difficulty: Intermediate


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Learning Outcome 1 :   Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of the relevant legislation. 

 Outcome 2:  Explain the requirements for compliance as stipulated in the current legislation. 

Outcome 3: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of record keeping required by the legislation.