SAFETY SHORT COURSES

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FIRE FIGHTING – LEVEL 1

FIRE FIGHTING – LEVEL 2

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

UNDERSTAND HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE

FIRST AID – LEVEL 1

FIRST AID – LEVEL 2

FIRST AID – LEVEL 3

 

FIRE FIGHTING – LEVEL 1

Duration:       1 Day (09:00-16:00)

Overview:

South African legislation requires that a sufficient amount of employees per building be trained in basic fire fighting. This course teaches learners basic fire fighting skills; the use of fire extinguishers and other fire equipment in order to minimise loss of life and property at the workplace. It also covers basic fire prevention and awareness. It is the perfect course, for any organisation, to start off with.

Advantages of this course

  • Ideal for office worker, general labourers, farm workers, conservation staff etc.
  • Learn basic fire fighting skills in order to minimise loss of life and property.
  • Learn the best methods of stopping and extinguishing fires in their early stages.
  • Grow a general respect for fire, create awareness of fire risks and provide vital information for the prevention of fire in the office and home.
  • We teach all our courses in English.
  • Courses will be held by CAD4ALL, at your premises or ours.

Accredited Qualifications

Rest assured in the knowledge that all our courses and training methods are continuously updated to keep in line with Department of Labour and HW SETA standards. You will receive the best quality training when selecting any course through us.

Course Outline:

No. Module High Level Topics
1 The science of fire: ·         Fire triangle

·         Classes of fire

·         Extinguishing methods

2 Fire prevention: ·         Common causes

·         Materials which are generally first ignited:

·         Housekeeping and other preventative measure

3 Preparing for fire: ·         Selection of correct equipment

·         Placement and fire signs

·         Proper care and maintenance

·         Emergency plan & procedures

·         Getting out alive

4 Proper use of equipment: ·         Extinguishers

·         Hose reels

·         Fire Blankets

·         Live fire demo (if allowed on premises)

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FIRE FIGHTING – LEVEL 2

Duration:       1 Day (09:00-16:00)

Overview:

With advanced equipment and techniques, we further develop the fire fighting skills of employees and learners.

Advantages of this course

  • Take part in practical fire fighting drills.
  • Learn additional fire fighting techniques and how to apply them in a safe and correct manner.
  • We will teach all our courses in English.
  • Courses will be held by CAD4ALL, at your premises or ours.

Accredited Qualifications

Rest assured in the knowledge that all our courses and training methods are continuously updated to keep in line with Department of Labour and HW SETA standards. You will receive the best quality training when selecting any course through us.

Course Outline:

No. Module High Level Topics
1 Fire prevention:

 

  • Theory of combustion and
  • Methods of extinguishment (cooling, smothering and starving)
  • Common causes of fire
  • Fire spreading methods
2 Pre – fire preparation:

 

  • Classes of fire
  • Extinguishing equipment (extinguishers, hose reels, fire blankets, fire buckets, hose & hydrant, sprinkler systems, etc.)
  • Checks of fire equipment and
  • Maintenance of fire equipment
  • Selecting correct equipment according to size & class of fire
  • Fire fighting techniques
3 Procedures to follow in case of fire:

 

  • Evacuation procedures and guidelines
  • Getting out alive
  • Rescue Carries
4 Practical demonstration and evaluation:

 

  • Live fire demo (if allowed on premises) with extinguishers, hose reels, lay flat hoses & hydrants
  • Practical evaluation and
  • Written evaluation

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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

Duration:       3 Days (09:00-16:00)

Workplace Health & Safety, What does it mean?

Failure to comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 (OHSA) is a criminal offence for both employers and employees. This exciting morning seminar will highlight the responsibilities of both parties and equip you with the knowledge you need to stay on the right side of the law.

What you’ll gain

By the end of the seminar you will:

  • Be able to implement the OHSA in your workplace
  • Understand the responsibility the OHSA places on employers and employees
  • Understand the function of the health and safety representatives in relation to the OHSA
  • Understand the role of the Department of Labour in enforcing the OHSA

General information

  • The ideal introduction to the OHSA for all employees, managers and MD’s
  • We will teach all our courses in English.
  • Courses held by CAD4ALL, at your premises or at ours.

Accredited Qualifications

Rest assured in the knowledge that all our courses and training methods are continuously updated to keep in line with Department of Labour and HW SETA standards. You will receive the best quality training when selecting any course through us.

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UNDERSTAND HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE

Duration: 1 Day (09:00 – 16:00)

The appointment of a Health and Safety Representative is a legal requirement under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The Basic Health & Safety Representative training course introduce learners to their roles and responsibilities as newly elected Safety Reps. This course helps them to understand the objectives and legal requirements regarding health and safety in the workplace, with an emphasis on achieving positive outcomes.

Advantages of this course

  • Ideal for any newly elected Health and Safety Representatives as well as current Safety Representatives that may require retraining.
  • Introduction for Management/Supervisors interested in H&S in the working environment.
  • Helps you comply with Section 17 of the OHS Act Regulations.
  • We can teach all our courses in English.
  • Courses held by CAD4ALL, at your premises or at ours.

Topics Covered

No. Module High Level Topics
1 Health and Safety legislation

 

o   Relevant definitions

o   Sections and regulations of the Occupational Health and Safety Act

2 Stakeholders involved in health and safety

 

o    Safety reps

o    Safety Committees

o    The employer and The Dept. of Labour

3 Occupational health and safety process

 

o   Types of hazards

o   Physical inspections

o   Introduction to Accident investigations

4 Hazard identification

 

 
5 Recording and reporting

 

o  Workplace records

o  IOD procedures

Accredited Qualifications

Rest assured in the knowledge that all our courses and training methods are continuously updated to keep in line with Department of Labour and HW SETA standards. You will receive the best quality training when selecting any course through us.

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FIRST AID – LEVEL 1

Duration:       1 Day (09:00-16:00)

Our First Aid Level 1 course prepares learners for emergencies like CPR, choking, burns, fractures and other workplace accidents. This is an ideal course for workplace new first aiders or individuals who want to refresh their first aid qualifications.

  • You will learn how to effectively provide basic emergency life support and apply first aid in the workplace.
  • The minimum qualification requirement for a workplace first aider.
  • Suitable for managers, supervisors, health and safety representatives and employees responsible for first aid.
  • Help you meet health and safety standards for your workplace as set out by the OHS Act (Act 85 of 1993) regulations.
  • We will teach all our courses in English.
  • Courses can be held at CAD4ALL’s premises or at your offices.

Your foundation for first aid

Performing first aid during the first few minutes, which is the most crucial time for any patient after a life threatening incident, can literally be the difference between life and death! This course is the minimum training recommended for workplace first aid providers and for individuals wishing to acquire lifesaving skills and knowledge.

Topics Covered

  • The principles of emergency care
  • Workplace safety
  • Emergency Scene Management
  • Primary and Secondary surveys
  • Elementary anatomy and physiology
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Artificial Respirations
  • Airway obstructions (Choking)
  • Shock, unconsciousness and fainting
  • Wounds & Bleeding
  • Burns & Electrical injuries
  • Fractures
  • Sprains and strains
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Recording and reporting
  • Sample report form
  • Contents of a First Aid Kit

Accredited Qualifications

Rest assured in the knowledge that all our courses and training methods are continuously updated to keep in line with Department of Labour and HW SETA standards. You will receive the best quality training when selecting any course through us.

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FIRST AID – LEVEL 2

Duration:       1 Day (09:00-16:00)

Gain the skills required to recognise and respond to injuries as well as common medical emergencies. Accidents and medical emergencies can happen anywhere at any time, at work or at home. Not only does this course provide you with more advanced first aid knowledge and skills, it also includes medical conditions such as heart attacks and strokes as well as CPR for children and babies.

Advantages of this course:

  • Develops confidence in performing first aid.
  • Enables you to deal with bodily injuries, perform a casualty assessment and provide basic life support until medical assistance arrives.
  • Meet health and safety standards for your workplace as set out by the OHS Act (Act 85 of 1993) regulations.
  • Ideal for designated first aiders, health and safety managers and anyone who needs a first aid certificate for their vocational qualification.
  • We will teach all our courses in English.
  • Courses can be held at CAD4ALL’s premises or at your offices.

Topics Covered

  • The principles of first aid
  • Emergency scene management
  • Airway obstructions (Choking)
  • Artificial respiration and CPR for adults, children and infants
  • Elementary and applied anatomy & physiology
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Shock, unconsciousness and fainting
  • Fractures
  • Burns and Electrical injuries
  • Heart attacks
  • Strokes
  • Asthma
  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetes
  • Joint and soft tissue injuries
  • Hand and eye injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Pelvic and abdominal injuries
  • Environmental illnesses and injuries
  • Poisons, bites and stings
  • Recording and reporting
  • Contents of a first aid kit

Accredited Qualifications

Rest assured in the knowledge that all our courses and training methods are continuously updated to keep in line with Department of Labour and HW SETA standards. You will receive the best quality training when selecting any course through us.

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FIRST AID – LEVEL 3

Duration:       1 Day (09:00-16:00)

Our First Aid Level 3 course is perfect for those employed as Occupational First Aiders in a high risk environment. This course delves deeper into the ethics related to emergency care, expands significantly on the topics covered in level 2 training and equips learners with the knowledge and skills required to manage a first aid room in the workplace.

Advantages of this course

  • Ideal for Occupational First Aiders.
  • Covers more serious, high impact life threatening work related injuries and medical emergencies such as drowning and emergency childbirth.
  • Meet health and safety standards for your workplace as set out by the OHS Act (Act 85 of 1993) regulations.
  • We will teach all our courses in English.
  • Courses will be held by CAD4ALL, at our premises or at your offices.

Topics Covered

  • The ethics and principles of first
  • Emergency scene management
  • Airway obstructions (Choking)
  • Artificial respiration and CPR for adults, children and infants
  • Elementary and applied anatomy & physiology
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Shock, unconsciousness and fainting
  • Fractures
  • Burns and Electrical injuries
  • Heart attacks
  • Strokes
  • Asthma and breathlessness
  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetes
  • Joint and soft tissue injuries
  • Hand and eye injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Pelvic and abdominal injuries
  • Environmental illnesses and injuries
  • Poisons, bites and stings
  • Skin reactions
  • Emergency childbirth
  • Rescue carries
  • Recording and reporting
  • First aid preparedness

Accredited Qualifications

Rest assured in the knowledge that all our courses and training methods are continuously updated to keep in line with Department of Labour and HW SETA standards. You will receive the best quality training when selecting any course through us.

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