Blue Anchor Academy



Principles of Occupational Safety & Health (POSH) - Master class 2016

25th - 26th February 2016, Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Menlyn, Pretoria

Principles of Occupational Safety & Health (POSH) – Master class 2016


POSH is a practical foundation course covering the essentials of South Africa occupational safety, prescribed documentation and regulations; OHSA of 1993 & new approach of 2014 Act to Health & Safety regulations. Through the use of case studies and real examples, this course focuses on the practical application of best practice in occupational safety and health. This event builds a solid foundation for creating an effective safety and health program. Seasoned safety professionals cover a lot of critical safety and health topics to give you the practical knowledge and tools to implement and manage a safety program based on best practices. Interactive discussions, individual and group activities, personal assessments and a comprehensive case study help you develop a safety plan customized for your organization.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Principles of occupational safety and health management
  • How to recognize, evaluate and control hazards, and determine an acceptable level of risk
  • How to develop a safety and health management action plan
  • Components of safety communication and how to improve safety messages
  • Tools and techniques to implement for employee involvement
  • Incident reporting, investigation and root cause analysis techniques
  • How to develop and manage a job safety analysis process
  • How to access, select and implement safety training
  • Skills needed to select, build and utilize safety teams
  • Reasons for safety inspections and how to plan, conduct and follow up
  • How to understand OSHA regulatory requirements
  • Fundamentals of industrial hygiene
  • Requirements of the hazard communication standard
  • How to recognize ergonomic risk factors and develop control measures
  • When to use personal protective equipment and how to overcome objections
  • OSHA recordkeeping requirements for injuries and illnesses
  • How to develop an emergency action plan
  • How to utilize a safety orientation program to improve employee performance
  • The impact of industrial hygiene and Hazards standards on your safety plan
  • How to determine when personal protective equipment (PPE) should be used

Who Should Attend?

  • Safety and health managers,
  • Coordinators
  • Specialists and other full-time safety practitioners
  • Safety committee members
  • Operations managers
  • Loss control managers
  • Human resource managers
  • Assistant Contractor Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Construction Health & Safety Officers
  • Foremen
  • Directors,
  • Construction Firms
  • Board Members
  • Site Managers
  • SHEQ Managers/Directors
  • Consulting Engineers & Architects
  • Construction Managers
  • Civil Engineers
  • Designers Engineers
  • Line Managers
  • Line Managers
  • Principle Contractors
  • Corporate Risk Managers,
  • Contractors and Subcontractors
  • Construction Managers
  • Client Bodies
  • Compliance Officers  & Administrators
  • Safety Managers.
  • Architects and Engineers
  • General Management
  • Inspectors
  • Divisional Management
  • Property Developers
  • Interior Designers
  • Health & Safety Consultants and anyone else with safety and health responsibilities within an organization.

For more information regarding the training kindly contact us on the details provided below!

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