Construction and Contractor Safety Management


The CONSTRUCTION Baseline Risk Assessment and Project/Site SHE plan is based on the Construction Regulations (GNR.1010 of 18 July 2003) that form part of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, (Act 85 of 1993).

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to provide delegates with a clear understanding of the Contractor Safety Management Process:

The implications and application of the Construction Regulations in this regard

  • The legal impact of the Construction Regulations on various parties responsible for ensuring Risk assessments and Safety Plans are in place and audited
  • Ergonomic Risk Assessment as requirement
  • Safety plan – pre and post project requirements
  • Occupational Health and Safety Electronic Systems Kit

Course Content

Construction Regulations of the OHS Act

Relevant Concepts of Duty of Care

Common Law vs. Statutory Requirements

Risk Assessment and Safety requirements

Effective Safety Plan based on risk assessment, legal compatibility and liability

Contractor Safety Management Process

Aimed NQF Level – NQF Level: 4

  • Legally responsible clients
  • Project engineers, managers and construction management
  • Project clients and investors
  • Safety professionals, practitioners, supervisors and foremen
  • Chief executive officers and managing directors
  • Contractors and sub-contractors
  • Employees identified by management

Duration – 1 Day

Pre-requisites – Basic Literacy with relevant experience

Please contact Expectra for pricing on these courses

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