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Compliance Cpd Courses

New Construction Rules & Regulations

Brief Overview

This course is aimed at the built environment professionals, whose work related activities, involves the management and control of occupational health and safety issues on construction projects.

ACCREDITATION DETAILS

This course is accredited by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) with 1 CPD Points, the South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) with 6 CPD hours.

COURSE OUTLINE

 

An introduction to and history of the Construction Regulations of 2014

  • Objectives of the regulations and context of the laws within the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Permit to work systems

  • Definition of construction work and the reasons for the permit system, when to apply and to whom.

Notifications

  • When and how to notify the Provincial Chief Inspector of intended construction work, as well as legal responsibilities of interested and affected parties, are thoroughly explained.

Legal responsibilities

  • Clients, agents, designers, principle contractors, contractors and subcontractors and the management and supervision of construction work.

Appointment and responsibilities

  • Construction managers, assistant construction managers, construction health & safety officers, competence and professional registration of these persons (SACPCMP).

Risk assessments

Type of risk assessments, risk assessments on construction sites with specific reference to baseline risk assessments.

What should be included into the specifications?

  • Specifications and requirements stipulated by the various construction regulations including fall protection, structures, temporary works, excavation, demolition work, tunnelling, scaffolding, suspended platforms, rope access work, material hoists, bulk mixing plants, explosive actuated fastening devices, cranes, construction vehicles and mobile plants.

Construction health & safety technical committee and approved inspection authorities health & safety plan

  • Implementing a health & safety plan.

Legal appointments

  • Legal Appointments relevant to Construction work.

Related laws, regulations and documentation

  • OHSA of 1993 and local authority prescriptions.

Record keeping

  • Records and data to be kept.

 

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