ESS Holdings Courses

Occupational Health and Safety Officer

25 Lessons
Expert

Learn to operate as an Occupational Health and Safety Officer. …

What you'll learn
Inspect work places and environments to identify the occupational health and safety hazards and determine the risks associated with the work.
Facilitate and support actions to eliminate or control hazards in order to minimise risks in a designated work area.
Represent the needs of employees with regard to Occupational Health and Safety matters.
Participate in the planning and implementation of operational Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems.
Monitor and continually improve the effectiveness of operational Occupational Health and Safety systems.

Permit to Work

14 Lessons
Intermediate

Learners credited with this unit standard will be able to …

What you'll learn
Discussing the intention of a work permit system.
Interpreting the reasons for issuing a work permit.
Realising the objectives / functions and features of a work permit system.
Interpreting the considerations in developing a work permit system.
Comprehending work permit information.
Discussing the roles and responsibilities in developing a work permit system.
Interpreting the steps in the work permit process.
Comprehending the review and analysis of the work permit.
Discussing the training requirements and records to be kept of work permits.

Health and Safety Representative

10 Lessons
Intermediate

SAQA US 8016 Health and Safety Representative – Learn to …

What you'll learn
Use the correct protective clothing and equipment.
Demonstrate application of relevant legislation to ensure compliance with national, and where applicable, international safety and health requirements and environmental standards.
Select, demonstrate and/or describe the application of appropriate reporting mechanisms for unsafe working practice and conditions.
Promptly identify possible contingency plans according to the type and scale of a simulated emergency.
Select, explain and demonstrate good housekeeping practices (e.g. preparing dunnage, stacking within demarcated areas).
Determine and explain means for possible improvements in health, hygiene, environmental and safety practices in a given scenario.
Implementing and complying with the relevant procedures.
Implementing selected mechanisms for the minimising of risks.

ISO Internal Auditor (9001/14001/45001)

8 Lessons
Intermediate

a Learner accredited with this course would be able to …

What you'll learn
Understand the operations of a ISO Management system.
Acknowledge the correlation between ISO standards (9001:2015; 14001:2015; 45001:2018) and other standards and regulatory frameworks.
Understand an internal auditor’s role to: plan, lead and follow-up on a management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011.
Learn how to lead an audit and audit team.
Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO standards in the context of an internal audit.
Acquire the competencies of an auditor to: plan an audit, lead an audit, draft reports, and follow-up on an audit in compliance with ISO 19011.

Incident Investigation

10 Lessons
Intermediate

Learners credited with this unit standard will be able to …

What you'll learn
Explaining the specific requirements for participating in the establishment, implementation and monitoring of Health and Safety Agreements.
Participating in the negotiation of a Health and Safety Agreement.
Monitoring the implementation of a Health and Safety Agreement.
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Stress Management

14 Lessons
Beginner

Learners credited with this course will be able to better …

What you'll learn
Describing stress in personal life and work situations.
Analysing the causes of stress in personal life and work situations.
Describing reactions to stress.
Applying strategies to manage stress in personal life and work situations.
Reflecting on personal use of time in order to plan a balanced lifestyle.
Researching aspects of a balanced lifestyle and their relationship to productivity.
Investigating tools and techniques to manage time.
Applying knowledge of time management to enhance own productivity and lifestyle.
Identifying causes of stress in own life.
Identifying reactions to stress in own life.
Explaining the concept stress.
Demonstrating and explaining simple calming, relaxing and energising movements.

Confined Space Entry Training

7 Lessons
Beginner

Learn to identify the hazard of confined spaces and the …

What you'll learn
Hazards associated with working in confined areas.
Protective clothing and their use in confined areas.
The relevant Occupational Health and Safety requirements for working in confined areas.
Training requirements to sensitize unskilled workers and train them on how to work in confined areas.
Elements to include in an emergency action plan as well as the required resources.

Occupational Certificate: Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner

44 Lessons
Expert

Learn to operate as an Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner. …

What you'll learn
Inspect work places and environments to identify the occupational health and safety hazards and determine the risks associated with the work.
Facilitate and support actions to eliminate or control hazards in order to minimise risks in a designated work area.
Represent the needs of employees with regard to Occupational Health and Safety matters.
Participate in the planning and implementation of operational Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems.
Monitor and continually improve the effectiveness of operational Occupational Health and Safety systems.