Course Outline

On completion of this training course, the trainee will be able to:
  • Distinguish between Common Law and Legislation
  • Distinguish between Criminal and Civil Liability, and explain which one the OHS Act makes provision for
  • Know the Common Law duties of employers to employees
    regarding occupational health and safety
  • Describe where the OHS Act fits into the broader legal
    responsibilities for SHE
  • Explain the purpose of the OHS Act
  • Use the correct referencing method for the OHS Act and
  • Apply the principles of self-regulation and risk management as set out by the OHS Act
  • List, respectively, the main duties of employers, employees and
    the government in terms of the OHS Act
  • Explain the implications of manufacturers’ duties as set out by the OHS Act
  • List the types of incidents that must be reported in terms of the OHS Act, and state what other steps need to be taken regarding incidents
  • Prove insight into the liabilities of various parties under the OHS Act
  • Explain the full extent of the OHS Act with reference to all
    regulations and safety standards.

Course Information

Estimated Time: 30 days

Difficulty: Intermediate

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