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Health and safety conferences 2017

Note the formal workshop on health and safety occupational training and qualifications, hosted by the Health and Welfare SETA, on 8-9 March.

Department of Labour Chief Inspector Tibor Szana.

OHS Act Amendment Bill for comment soon

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).

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OHS Advisory Council nominations in July

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.

Some Sheq training developments at tertiary and vocational level.

OHS management exam questions

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.

OHS management exam questions typically cover organisational structure, functions, system, supervision, and budgeting.

OHS management exam questions

Typical OHS management exam questions at NQF Levels 4, 5, 6, from the proposed vocational Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner curriculum standard.

IOSM president Joep Joubert. He is also a consultant to the SACPCMP, and former Unisa lecturer.

IOSM calls for OHS registration unity

Institute of Safety Management (IOSM) president Joep Joubert called for OHS registration unity in an email to Saiosh and DOL, given verbatim below;

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OHS competency in SA law

‘Competence’ is a term used widely in Occupational Health and Safety legislation and standards, but OHS competency is often misunderstood and badly implemented.

Miners to strike over Safety

South Africa. Mines across the country will grind to a halt today when more than 240000 workers down tools during…