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Enhancing Occupational Safety and Health

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Description

The Occupational Safety and Health Act is an Act which provides the legislative framework to secure the safety, health and welfare among all workforces and to protect others against risks to safety or health in connection with the activities of persons at work.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the delegates will be able to:

  • Secure the safety, health and welfare of persons at work against risks to safety or health arising out of the activities of persons at work
  • Protect person at a place of work other than persons at work against risks to safety or health arising out of the activities of persons at work
  • Promote an occupational environment for persons at work which is adapted to their physiological and psychological needs
  • Provide the means whereby the associated occupational safety and health legislation may be progressively replaced by a system of regulations and approved industry codes of practice operating in combination with the provisions of this Act designed to maintain or improve the standards of safety and health

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Modern trends in occupational safety and health
  • Safety management
  • Occupational safety and health legalization

Day 2

  • Hazard and risk management
  • Workplace inspection
  • Accident investigation

Day 3

  • Risk engineering
  • Health at work
  • Hazardous substances management

Day 4

  • Work environment
  • Ergonomics
  • Worker’s compensation and rehabilitation

### Day 5

  • Health and safety training
  • Health and safety management systems

Course Methodology

A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

  • (30%) Based on Case Studies
  • (30%) Techniques
  • (30%) Role Play
  • (10%) Concepts
  • Pre-test and Post-test
  • Variety of Learning Methods
  • Lectures
  • Case Studies and Self Questionaires
  • Group Work
  • Discussion
  • Presentation

Who should attend

This course is intended for managers, supervisors and staff who wish to influence their employee's attitudes towards safety and safety officers.

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