Training – Occupational Health and Safety

The occupational health and safety act (act no. 85 of 1993) – Section 8, Requires that employers must provide a safe and healthy workplace.


The employer is responsible for information and training when employees are exposed to:


  • Noise
  • Hazardous chemical substances
  • Ergonomics hazards
  • Hazardous biological agents
  • Asbestos
  • Lead


The Department of Employment & Labour Has Promulgated Regulations Concerning these Health Hazards that Requires that you Must Train Exposed Workers

In line with the regulations, training will include the following: 

  • Content and scope of regulations
  • Sources of exposure
  • Potential risks to health
  • Duties & precautions to be taken by employees & employers
  • Measurement of exposures & medical surveillance
  • Hazard controls
  • Use of protective equipment
  • Importance of house-keeping and personal hygiene
  • Disposal of waste
  • Procedures for emergencies, i.e. Spillage, leakages
  • Reporting


More about the training: 

  • TRAINING elements will CONSIST of SIX (6) workshops of 2 – 2.5 hours each
  • Workshops are presented in-house and are presented for 10 or more workers
  • Details can be obtained from our office at mobile no.: +27 (0)76 211 8828 or email to


More about the lecturer responsible for training: 

  • Registered with the Southern African Institute for Occupational Health (SAIOH)
  • Registered with the Health Professions Council of SA (HPCSA)
  • Principal Lecturer in Occupational Health