occupational health and safety Training in South Africa

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Occupational Health & Safety Training

by SAI Global

An Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) system allows you to create a safe, secure and well-managed workplace by: Identifying and minimizing hazards associated with your organisation's business. Reducing incidents, accidents and injuries in the workplace. Reducing risks of legal action for worker's compensation and liability claims. Providing due ...

Construction Safety

by SafetySkills

According to OSHA, nearly 6.5 million people work at approximately 252,000 construction sites across the nation on any given day. The fatal injury rate for the construction industry is higher than the national average for all industries. Potential hazards for workers in the construction industry include: Falls, trench collapse, scaffold collapse, ...

Tattoo Safety

by SafetySkills

Tattoo artists and body piercers should follow health and safety practices to protect themselves as well as their clients from bloodborne pathogens such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and/or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). According to the Center for Disease Control, health and safety procedures for body artists may be regulated by city, county, ...

Chemical Safety

by SafetySkills

Hazards in the chemical industry can be substantial, but generally are avoided through strict safety procedures. Workers are required to have protective gear and extensive knowledge of the dangers associated with the chemicals being handled. In spite of the hazards associated with working with chemicals, extensive worker training in handling ...

Scaffold Safety

by SafetySkills

OSHA states that an estimated 2.3 million construction workers, or 65 percent of the construction industry, work on scaffolds frequently. Protecting these workers from scaffold-related accidents would prevent 4,500 injuries and 50 deaths every year, at a savings for American employers of $90 million in workdays not lost. In a Bureau of Labor and ...

Laser Safety Training

by SafetySkills

Lasers play a pivotal role in our lives. You'll find them in everything from CD players to dental drills to high-speed metal cutting machines to measuring systems. Tattoo removal, hair replacement, eye surgery -- they all use lasers. Lasers produce a single wavelength of light that is powerful enough to etch, weld and cut large pieces of steel ...

Compressed Gas Safety

by SafetySkills

Compressed gas is a substance that is a gas at normal room temperature and pressure is contained in a cylinder. The cylinders usually hold a large volume of gas which spin out of control, cause frostbite, or cause suffocation if the cylinder is damaged. Additional hazards include explosive, toxic, corrosive, and cryogenic dangers. Special storage ...

Material Safety Data Sheets

by SafetySkills

This course will educate employees on what is in the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and what information is included in the MSDS including the required PPE, work practices, and emergency procedures.The training requires that 'employees are informed of the location and availability of MSDS's and to know the physical and health hazards of the ...

Occupational Safety and Health Programs

by SafetySkills

Nearly 24,000 workers are hurt and 17 are killed during every eight-hour workday. According to the National Safety Council, workplace accidents cost over $100 billion every year. To help protect workers from potential hazards, many companies are required to create Occupational Safety and Health programs.Upon completion of this learning event, the ...

Hot Work/ARC Welding

by SafetySkills

Hot work is any work that involves burning, welding, using fire, or anything that produces a source of ignition. Workers performing hot work such as welding, cutting, brazing, soldering, and grinding are exposed to the risk of fires from ignition of flammable or combustible materials in the space. This course covers the general hazards and PPE of ...

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