Legal Liability

Course Content

  • Legal principles applicable to the Occupational Health and Safety Act common law
  • - Statutory Law
    - Vicarious Liability
    - Negligence
    - Reasonable Practicable
    - Intention
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act No. 85 of 1993
  • - Aim of Legislature
    - Self-regulation Principle
  • Regulations
  • General duties of employers to their employees
  • Duty to inform
  • General duties of employees at work
  • Chief Executive Officer charged with certain duties
  • Acts or omissions by employees or mandataries
  • General duties of manufactures and others regarding articles and substances for use at work
  • Hazardous chemical substance regulations handling of hazardous chemical substances
  • Health and Safety Representative
  • Functions of Health and Safety Representative
  • General Administrative Regulations
  • Report to inspector regarding certain incidents
  • Duty to not interfere with. damage or misuse things
  • Certain deductions prohibited
  • Incorporation of health and safety standards in regulations
  • Special powers of inspectors prohibition notice
  • Contravention notice
  • Improvement notice
  • Offences, penalties and special orders of court
  • Appeal against decision of inspector
  • Construction regulation 30

Course Duration

1 Day

What will it cost

R 950