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Safety and Health Committee Certification

Safety and Health Committee Training

Course Objectives

The Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) training program is meticulously structured to serve three primary objectives:

  1. Empower Employees with Safety and Health Skills: This program equips employees with the essential skills and knowledge required to execute their work safely and in a healthful manner.

  2. Enable Managers and Supervisors: It provides an information-rich platform for managers and supervisors to understand, recognize, and fulfill their responsibilities regarding safety and health in the workplace.

  3. Enhance Capabilities of OSH Personnel: For individuals with OSH responsibilities, the course imparts the capabilities needed to effectively perform their duties. It aligns with the Department of Occupational Safety and Health Services (DOSHS) curriculum and satisfies all requirements stipulated in the OSHA 2007 and the Factories and Other Places of Work (Safety and Health Committees) Rules, 2004.

Course Content

1. Occupational Safety and Health Management

  • Safety and Health Management: An overview of safety and health management principles.
  • Health and Safety Committee Rules: Understanding the roles and responsibilities of safety and health committees.
  • Occupational Accidents: Analyzing the causes, prevention, and response to workplace accidents.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Exploring the proper use and significance of PPE.
  • Safe Work Procedures: Guidelines for establishing and implementing safe work procedures.
  • Workplace Inspection Techniques: Methods for thorough workplace inspections to identify and mitigate hazards.

2. Occupational Safety

  • Machinery Safety: Ensuring safe operation and maintenance of machinery.
  • Construction Safety: Identifying and addressing construction site safety concerns.
  • Docks Rules for Ports and Harbours L. N. No.306/1962: Compliance with rules for port and harbor safety.
  • Plant Safety: Managing safety in plant operations.
  • Fire Safety: Prevention, preparedness, and response to fires in the workplace.
  • Electrical Safety: Safe handling of electrical equipment and prevention of electrical hazards.

3. Occupational Hygiene

  • Chemical Safety: Handling and managing chemicals in a safe and secure manner.
  • Workplace Health Hazards: Recognizing and mitigating health hazards in the workplace.
  • Methods of Controlling Workplace Hazards: Strategies for controlling and minimizing workplace hazards.

4. Occupational Health

  • Stress at Work: Addressing and managing workplace stress.
  • First Aid Management: Providing first aid in case of workplace injuries and medical emergencies.
  • HIV/AIDS Awareness: Understanding HIV/AIDS and its implications in the workplace.
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse: Addressing issues related to alcohol and drug abuse in the workplace.

Completion Rules

Successful course completion requires the diligent achievement of all course units. Each participant must demonstrate proficiency in all aspects of the training to receive certification.

Take the first step towards a safer and healthier workplace!

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