Purpose of Qualification:
The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as an Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner.
What does an Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner do?
- An Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner serves as a facilitator and advisor to employees and management regarding safety and health aspects in the workplace including the monitoring and inspecting of the workplace and the recording and investigation of incidents and accidents.
- They also implement and maintain Occupational Health and Safety systems to ensure a safe and healthy work environment.
Outcome - A qualified learner will be able to :
- Inspect work places and work environments to identify the occupational health and safety hazards and determine the risks associated with the work.
- Facilitate and support actions to eliminate or control hazards to minimise risks in a designated work area and represent the needs of employees with respect to Occupational Health and Safety matters.
- Participate in the planning and implementation of operational Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems.
- Monitor and continually improve the effectiveness of operational Health and Safety systems and processes
Safety Practitioner (OHS Act) Development
Saacosh can customise courses according to your individual company needs: Following an intensive assessment process of Safety personnel, the next step in the development process is to identify, schedule, and present education and training sessions to address the development needs identified during the assessment and feedback phases.
Process to follow:
This training will be presented to all safety personnel over a period of time and consists out of 5 modules. Each module will consists of various topics. Sessions are presented as an on-line presentation of 3-hours followed by a discussion (Q & A session) and a practical assignment, formative or summative assessment, or a case study to be completed before the next session