Occupational Health and Safety is concerned with the safety and security of both the workers and employers. This program is designed to assist human resource practitioners and other managers gain skills that are required for managing their daily duties regarding OH &S, by providing guidelines and assistance in defining health and safety objectives and developing policies and procedures. The program will interest individuals with responsibility for health and safety, ( e.g. Human Resource Practitioners, supervisors, Safety Coordinators, Occupational Health Nurses, Joint Health and Safety Committees members, Medical Officers etc.) who require broader legal and technical knowledge to function effectively in their occupation.
HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Develop an occupational health and safety management system;
- Assess and control hazards;
- Apply basic principles of fire-fighting;
- Interpret office and supplies legal requirements;
- Interpret office and Supplies principles to establishing industrial hygiene.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Human Resource Practitioners, Supervisors, Safety Coordinators, Occupational Health Nurses, Joint Health and Safety Committees members, Medical Officers.
Establishment of OH & management systems, workers Health Promotion, Hazard Assessment and Control, Ergonomics, Basic Principle of Fire Fighting. OH&S Legal Requirements, OH&S related communication, participation and consultations, OH&S Documentation, Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene.