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SHE Rep, or Safety Health and Environmental Representative, this course is applicable to any person that is nominated as the Health and safety representative in their workplace, or any person interested in doing a qualification in Occupational Health and Safety, or any person that wishes to gain knowledge in the field of Occupational Health and Safety.
The Learner is able to understand the objectives and statutory requirements pertaining to health and safety in the workplace. The learners will be able to explain the rights, powers, functions and duties of the workplace health and safety representative and how any errant health, safety and environmental issues may be handled. Learners will also be able to participate in the safety, health and environmental structures and measure these activities according to health, safety and environmental requirements.
Topics covered in Health and Safety Rep:
Module 1 Legislation pertaining to SHE Reps
Module 2 Functions of SHE Reps and Health
and Safety Committees
Module 3 Applying your duties as a SHE Rep
Module 4 Intro into OHS Investigations
Duration: 1 day
What is HIRA all about? HIRA stands for:
H - Hazard
I - Identification
R - Risk
A - Assessment.
This course is a practical guide about how to do the Identification of Hazards and doing a Risk
What is a risk assessment?
Its is careful examination of what could cause harm to people, so that the company can
determine if enough precautions was taken to prevent harm.
The process is established to estimate the magnitude of a risk, and deciding what to do to
reduce the risk, to a level as low as possible. This is a systematic approach to gather all the
information pertaining to a identified hazard, the evaluation of the resultant outcomes as well
as the identification of controls to either eliminate or reduce the severity of the outcome to a
acceptable level to the company
A good HIRA requires the assistance and involvement of every person involved in the
process or task, thus making the HIRA process a very pro-active process. Most of your
incidents in the workplace can be avoided if you have good implementation of a successful
Topics covered in HIRA:
MODULE 1 LEGAL REQUIREMENTS TERMINOLOGY
MODULE 2 UNDERSTANDING HAZARDS
MODULE 3 GATHERING INFORMATION FOR HIRA
MODULE 4 3 HIRA TYPES
MODULE 5 MEASUREMENT PHASE
Duration: 1 Days
The course is designed to give incident and accident investigator the tools and knowledge of investigations.
WHAT IS AN INCIDENT?
An incident is the occurrence of an unintended and unforeseen event which is caused or can
potentially cause an injury, illness or disease to people, or damage to plant equipment.
a) Primarily to try and ensure that the incident does not occur again.
b) Making the workplace safer.
c) Legislation requires it.
Topics covered in incident investigation:
The legal aspects
How to do the investigation
What to investigate
The phases of investigation
The actions to be taken to prevent re occurrence
Writing of the incident report.
Duration: 1 Days