Occupational Health and Safety Awareness for Food Premises Course (FS05)

This 4-hour SAIOSH accredited basic-level course provides a brief overview of the Occupational Health and Safety requirements for food handling premises.

Occupational Health and Safety Awareness Course

Course Introduction

This 4-hour SAIOSH accredited basic-level course provides a brief overview of the Occupational Health and Safety requirements for food handling premises.

The course is designed as a cost-effective option for induction or yearly refresher Occupational Health and Safety training for food premises.

PLEASE NOTE: This course is only available for in-house training. We can present the course in a physical classroom or virtual via Zoom. A minimum classroom size of 8 delegates applies.

Target Audience

The following people will benefit from attending this course:

All food handlers not in key positions in need of basic Occupational Health and Safety induction or yearly refresher training

All persons in key positions in need of basic Occupational Health and Safety yearly refresher training (this course is not recommended as induction training for persons in key positions)

Course Level and Duration

BASIC LEVEL 1 (EQUIVALENT TO NQF LEVEL 1)

Physical and Virtual Classrooms: 4 hours

How Can You Attend?

The following classroom options are available:

In-house On-SITE or Off-SITE Physical Classroom (minimum classroom size of 8 delegates applies)

In-house Virtual Classroom via Zoom (minimum classroom size of 8 delegates applies)

Course Benefits

How will this course benefit the learner?

The learner should have a better understanding of the basic Occupational Health and Safety requirements for food premises after successful completion.

The learner will receive a certificate. A course pass rate of 70% is required to receive a course certificate.

The learner will be assessed to determine competency.

This course is presented by our industry and subject matter experts.

Minimum Prerequisite Requirements

What are the minimum prerequisite requirements for the learner to attend this course?

None

Course Outline

INTRODUCTION TO OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

The Impact of Accidents and Why We Should Avoid Incidents

Brief Introduction to the Occupational Health and Safety Act (No. 85 of 1993)

Responsibilities of the Employer

Responsibilities of the Employee

Different Types of Legal Liabilities

HEALTH AND SAFETY REPRESENTATIVES

Why do we need SHE Reps?

SHE Rep Appointment

SHE Rep Functions

Health and Safety Inspections

Differences between Inspections and Audits

HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEES

Duties of the Committee

Purpose of Meetings

A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF RISKS AND HAZARDS

Overview of Hazards

Overview of Risks and Risk Priority Lists

A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF INCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTS

What Causes Incidents and Accidents?

Procedure to Follow in the Event of an Incident or Accident

Reporting and Recording of Incidents, Injuries, Illness and Occupational Diseases.

Emergency Evacuation Procedures

Investigating Incidents and Accidents

A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF FIRST AID REQUIREMENTS

First Aid Kits

First Aiders

A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF FIRE PREVENTION REQUIREMENTS

Causes and Prevention of Fire

Classes of Fires

Types of Fire Extinguishers

Response to Fire Incidents

Planning for Better Fire Safety

PROMOTING HEALTH AND SAFETY

Personal Protective Clothing

Hazardous Substances

Understanding Signage in the Workplace – Identification and Purpose

BRIEF OVERVIEW OF MANAGEMENT’S RESPONSIBILITIES

Overview of the Requirements for Planning, Resourcing, Control, etc.

ASSESSMENT

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