Training

“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.”

– Aristotle –

Overview

OHS Consultants are accredited at QCTO and other SETA’s and take pride in our quality of training. We only make use of subject matter experts to facilitate, do assessments and moderations. All our Facilitators, Assessors and Moderators are trained and registered at relevant authorities.

Training are either conducted at our office in Bloemfontein or at our client’s premise (if 5 of more learners).

Courses offered

Health and Safety Representative

Who should attend: Everyone that has an interest in ensuring a healthy and safe work environment.

Health and Safety Representatives of companies

Content

In this course we will enable the candidate to:

  • Understand relevant Legislation & regulations
  • Do a proper Incident Investigation
  • Inspection Techniques
  • Potential hazards in the work area

Duration: 1 day

First Aid Level 1 Training (2 days)

Certificates valid for 3 years

Who should attend: First Aiders of companies, care givers, teachers, mothers with children

Content:

  • Principles of Primary Emergency Care
  • Be prepared to deal with emergencies
  • Manage an emergency scene
  • Primary emergency life support
  • Manage shock
  • Secondary Assessment
    • Head, spine and neck injuries
    • Fractures
    • Wounds
    • Burns
    • Fever
    • Poisoning
  • Record keeping
  • Bandages
  • CPR

 Duration: 2 days


First Aid level 1 & 2 (2 days)

Certificates valid for 3 years

Who should attend: First Aiders of companies, care givers, teachers, mothers with children

Content:

  • Principles of Primary Emergency Care
  • Be prepared to deal with emergencies
  • Manage an emergency scene
  • Primary emergency life support
  • Manage shock
  • Secondary Assessment
    • Head, spine and neck injuries
    • Fractures
    • Wounds
    • Burns
    • Fever
    • Poisoning
    • Heart attack
    • Angina
    • Stroke
    • Diabetes
    • Epilepsy
    • Asthma
  • Record keeping
  • Bandages
  • CPR

 Duration: 2 days

Incident Investigation Training

Who should attend: Incident Investigator of companies

Content:

The law requires that there should be a trained Incident Investigator to investigate an incident that occur in the workplace.

This course covers the following outcomes:

  • Describe requirements for workplace safety, health and environment incident investigation
  • Gather information for workplace safety, health and environment incident investigation
  • Conduct post-investigation activities

This specific course is very practical and after the course the learner will be able to fill in the required documentation

Duration: 1 day

Legal Liability

Who should attend: Managers, supervisors and CEO’s

Content:

CEO’s did you know that you could be held liable if there is a fatality on your premise?

A company could be held legally liable for injuries, illnesses, damages of fatalities that occur in the workplace. The Legal Liability workshop will enable managers and CEO’s to ensure that all the legal documentation is in place in such an event.
We will discuss the OHS Act, COIDA and Construction Regulations.
The Construction Regulation was amended in 2014 and place even more emphasis on the legal accountability when a contractor is on your premise. We will discuss the different roles and responsibilities as well as the documents that the contractor should supply.

Duration: 1 day

Safety Management Training

Who should attend: Managers, supervisors and CEO’s

Content:

This one-day training is aimed at management who is responsible for Health and Safety at the workplace.
The importance of complying to the OHS Act will be emphasized.
The following will be discussed:

  • Safety structure in a company
  • The duties of the:
    * Employer
    * Employee
    * The Safety Committee
  • Managing your risks
    IOD’s and how to prevent injuries in the workplace
    Contractors and the public at your workplace.
    Safety Training and checklists

Duration: 1 day

Basic Fire Training

Who should attend: Fire Marshalls that are physically fit and are on the work premise

Content:

After completing this course, the learner will be able to identify fire hazards in the workplace.

The elements in a fire loss programme are explained as well as control of fires, housekeeping practices, fire teams and close-down procedures.

We discuss evacuation drills and the different roles of employees in the drills.

A fire extinguisher is used so all participants know how to use it in case of a fire.

Duration: 4 hours

Safety Induction Training

Who should attend: All employees. This course is perfect for any employee in any sector

Content:

  • OHS ACT
  • General Duties of the employees
  • General Health and Safety Rules
  • Reporting incidents and accidents
  • Preventing incidents / accidents
  • Personal Protective Equipment and clothing
  • Safety Signs
  • Fire Prevention and protection
  • First Aid Treatment
  • Health and Safety Talks, Notices and Posters
  • Welding, flame cutting and soldering (Hot work)
  • Handtools
  • Ladders
  • Hazardous Chemical Substances and MSDS
  • Put Health and Safety First

Duration: 4 hours

Risk Assessment Training / HIRA

Who should attend: Supervisors and Managers

This 2 day course involves doing practical risk assessments on tasks being performed in the workplace

Content:

  • What is risk assessment?
  • Legislation pertaining to risks
  • Overview of the risk management process
  • The mechanics and methods involved in Proper Job Analysis and Job Safety Procedures
  • Proper Job Analysis by OBSERVATION
  • Proper Job Analysis by DISCUSSION
  • Program reinforcement
  • PLANNED JOB OBSERVATION
  • Guidelines to be a better observer
  • Types of observations
  • Benefits of Planned Job Observation

Duration: 2 days

Handling and Storage of Dangerous Goods (HCS)

Who should attend: All employees and supervisors working with HCS

Content:

  • Understand the definition of dangerous goods
  • Identify dangerous goods
  • To inspect dangerous goods for damage and leakage
  • Have an awareness of incompatible dangerous goods
  • Be familiar with marking and labelling
  • In the event of an emergency involving dangerous goods be aware of the required emergency response procedures
  • Transporting of dangerous goods
  • To know certain articles in Act 85/93 as well as Regulations for chemical substances

Duration: 3 hours

Convey Dangerous Goods by Road (TETA accredited)

SAQA ID: 123259

Who should attend: Do you convey dangerous goods? Or are you looking for a career in conveying Dangerous Goods? Then this course is for you.

Content:

  • Unit 1: Definitions & Legislation
  • Unit 2: Apply safety and standard operating procedures during loading and off-loading in terms of SANS 10231
  • Unit 3: Apply safety procedures in the event of an incident

Duration: 1 day

HIV/AIDS Awareness Training

Who should attend: All employees

Content:

This very informative course include:

  • Statistics
  • STI’s
  • HIV/AIDS: what happens to your body
  • Different stages
  • How does one contract HIV
  • Preventing HIV/AIDS
  • Healthy living
  • Antiretroviral Treatment
  • The effect of HIV/AIDS
  • You’ve got rights

Duration: 4 hours

Hand Tool Safety

Who should attend: Employees working with hand tools, Hand Tools Inspectors

Content:                        

This course will enable all that works with hand tools and supervisors to work safely with hand tools.

Duration: 2 hours

Ladder Safety

Who should attend: Employees working on ladders, Ladder inspectors

Content:
This course will help employees to use a ladder safely and to inspect the ladders and ensure that it is safe.

Duration: 3 hours

Safe Stacking Training

Who should attend: All involved in stacking

Content:

This course will help ensure that employees and supervisors involved with stacking know how to safely stack. After this training you will comply with General Safety Regulation 8.

Duration: 3 hours