Note the formal workshop on health and safety occupational training and qualifications, hosted by the Health and Welfare SETA, on 8-9 March.
Occupational health and safety conferences, including environment and quality (Sheq) management training courses, workshops, and expos in Africa in 2017 are listed here.
March 2017 Sheq events
March 6-10 Cape Town, Railway occupational health course for occupational Health and occupational medical practitioners, hosted by the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR). Based on the Human Factors Management Standard, SANS 3000-4:2011, which stipulates minimum requirements for managing human factor risks in the railway environment; email@example.com or 012 848 3108.
March 8 -9 Health and Safety occupational qualifications policy workshop by the Health and Welfare SETA; at Airport Protea /Premier Hotel. To establish the need to review qualification of Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner; whether the needs of the health and social development sector are addressed in the qualification; to address the needs of first aid and firefighting standards and HW Seta skills programmes; to identify whether the six unit standards-based qualifications under the HW Seta, should be re-curriculated into occupational qualifications. Reply to HW Seta, Kanyisa Wopula, Qualification Development and Maintenance officer, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.hwseta.org.za or call 011 607 6979
March 23 Ergonomics Regulations comment informal group discussion by SASHEF, to formulate comment to the DOL on the Draft Ergonomics Regulations; 10am, at 3M Medical, Kelvin Drive, Johannesburg (off Rivonia Road). Reply on SASHEF Facebook page
April 2017 Sheq events
April 28 World Day for Safety and Health at Work for 2017, themed on ‘Optimising collection and use of OSH data, and strengthening the foundations of a prevention culture’. The ILO aims at increasing awareness on the dimensions and consequences of work-related accidents and diseases, placing the health and safety of workers high in international agendas, and supporting action at all levels. To support member states in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 8, on Decent Work and Economic Growth, and in particular Target 8; Protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers; the office will produce a toolkit with information and guidance on OSH data collection and use; email@example.com or visit http://www.ilo.org/safework/events/safeday/lang–en/index.htm
May 2017 Sheq events
9 -12 SASQ Quality conference
30 -1 June AOHS expo, Gallagher, Midrand
June 2017 Sheq events
7-9 Africa Health expo, Gallagher, Midrand. firstname.lastname@example.org
July 2017 Sheq events
August 2017 Sheq events
September 2017 Sheq events
October 2017 Sheq events
November 2017 Sheq events
December 2017 Sheq events
January 2018 Sheq events
February 2018 Sheq events
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