Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Workshop

Why Attend

Who is responsible for health and safety in your organization? Who should be held accountable to meet legal obligations in safety requirements? Through this course, it will be apparent that workplace safety is the responsibility of everyone in the organization. Moreover, a thorough review of common hazards, as well as root causes of accidents and incidents, will allow participants to be armed with various tools to help them create, follow, and more importantly, implement the standards of health and safety.

By being aware of the hazards surrounding them, participants will be able to identify and anticipate such hazards. Moreover, the instructions on investigation techniques and processes delivered in this course will enable participants to better plan for upcoming tasks.

Course Methodology

This workshop is designed to be interactive and participatory and includes various pedagogical tools to enable the participants to operate effectively and efficiently in a multifunctional environment. This course is built on four pedagogical pillars: concept learning (lectures and presentations), role playing (group exercises), experience sharing (round table discussions) and exposure to real world safety and health matters.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the sources of harmful acts
  • Explain how safety is everybody’s responsibility
  • Recognize that accidental injuries are caused by unsafe acts, behaviors and conditions
  • Prepare a job safety analysis and give job safety instructions
  • Conduct an accident investigation and complete a meaningful accident report
  • Respond to various work accidents and emergencies
  • Plan and conduct a safety audit

Target Audience

Managers, supervisors and safety professionals who wish to improve their skills and competencies in order to be able to assume their safety responsibilities and effectively carry out their tasks safely in their organization.

Target Competencies

  • Verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Planning, organizing and leading
  • Building rapport
  • Providing and receiving feedback
  • Analyzing and evaluating


South Africa

Training Dates:

Each course starts every Monday of each week. Please book your training on a date that is a Monday.

Course Duration:

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Course Fees

Note: Please fill in the online application form on the left or bottom if this page to receive a quotation with detailed pricing from AATICD.

How to Apply:

To Apply Simply Fill in the Online Enquiries / Applications form on the Right Sidebar or Bottom of this website


When filling the online application form; please take note of your desired Training Month, Duration in Weeks and Training Session. This will give us the exact dates you will be attending your classes.

Also note that Tuition Fees must be paid upfront on or before training start date. This is to ensure that all resources are made availabe for you before you start. You will not be allowed into training if fees are not paid and verified.

Also note that Tuition Fees Cancellations must be made 14 business working days before the starting date of training. This will allow us to do a 50% refund of the total amount paid. If cancellations are made thereafter note that no refund will be made to delegates.

Tuition Fees include teas and lunch as well as either a laptop or tablet which a delegate will take home free of charge.

Tuition Fee DOES NOT include Accommodation, Dinners and other Extra Curricular Activities or Incidentals. Delegates are expected to fund this on their own. AATICD will not be held accountable for any incidents to delegates.

In-House Trainings are also available for 3 or more delegates for any duration. Please consult with our Administration for such In-House training bookings.

Course Outline

  • Definitions and overview
    • Why the concerns for safety?
    • Various definitions of accident, safety, health
    • World Health Organization (WHO) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
    • Reaching threshold limit values
    • The 6 Es in safety
  • Industrial hygiene
    • Recognition, evaluation, control
    • Types of hazards in the workplace
    • The four categories of hazards
    • Control methods used in a safe environment
    • Accident costs and reporting
  • Job Safety Analysis (JSA) and safety audit
    • Objectives of JSA
    • JSA uses
    • Benefits of JSA
    • Procedures to follow for an effective JSA
    • How to keep accurate recordings
    • Importance of an audit
    • Safety audit tools
    • Benefits of a safety audit
    • Consequences after the audit
  • Accidents investigation, reporting, and prevention
    • Accidents and injuries at work
    • Identifying the causes of accidents
    • Contributing causes of accidents
    • Immediate causes of accidents
    • Effects and costs of accidents
    • Reporting requirements
    • Importance of prevention
  • Management of health and safety
    • Planning and setting objectives
    • Organizing to ensure accomplishment
    • Leading to inspire action
    • Controlling performance
    • Concerns for management: safe and sound
  • Proper behavior in case of an accident
    • Types of work-related accidents
    • First aid basics and their needs
    • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in an emergency
    • Calling for help when you need it
  • Ergonomics and good posture
    • Bad work habits and their effects
    • Negative effects of bad ergonomics
    • Correction of bad habits