Note the formal workshop on health and safety occupational training and qualifications, hosted by the Health and Welfare SETA, on 8-9 March.
The OHS Act Amendment Bill will allow less self-regulation, and more inspections. The Bill will be out for public comment early in 2017 (see detail below).
The OHS Act Amendment Bill proposes health and safety admin fines of up to R50 000, but fails to improve on incident investigation measures.
A free OHS Conference for small business on 15-17 November in Benoni, will advise employers how to comply with the OHS Act and its regulations.
The SA Department of Labour (DOL) called for nominations to the minister’s OHS Advisory Council, for Occupational Health and Safety (ACOHS), before 1 August 2016.
Shane Lishman reports from a remote site in Liberia on the positive difference that managerial buy-in makes to African Sheq management.
This post includes some OHS management exam questions, that may also be set as practical exercises, on aspects of OHS internal auditing; safe working practices; risk assessment principles; and quality management.
Typical OHS management exam questions at NQF Level 4, 5 and 6, from the proposed vocational Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner curriculum standard.
Typical OHS management exam questions at NQF Levels 4, 5, 6, from the proposed vocational Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner curriculum standard.
Institute of Safety Management (IOSM) president Joep Joubert called for OHS registration unity in an email to Saiosh and DOL, given verbatim below;
The Department of Labour asked the state to fund 100 new health and safety and BEE Labour inspectors, in addition to the current 145.
The SACPCMP mass construction health and safety registration workshop is a coercion tactic to transfer OHS liability, writes Edmond Furter.
Sample health and safety exam questions and answers from various sources are posted here. This post; OHS Act questions.
‘Competence’ is a term used widely in Occupational Health and Safety legislation and standards, but OHS competency is often misunderstood and badly implemented.
The general SA Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner qualification curriculum standard draft of 2012 April 20, is published by the MQA for public comment.
Sample OHS exam questions and answers from Africa and Canada are posted in this series. 1: OHS management principles.
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