HAS-CON | Safety Health and Environment Companion

Establishment of Health & Safety Committee

This document focuses on the legal appointments that are referred to in Section 17 to Section 20 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

It also includes the general assignment of an Environmental Management and COVID-19 Compliance Officer that should be co-opted to the H&S Committee.


Contents of Health & Safety Committee guideline:


•  Assigning H&S Responsibilities

•  Objectives of H&S Committee

•  Legal orientation pertaining to the appointment of H&S Representatives

•  Recommended appointment process for the H&S Representatives

•  Legal orientation pertaining to the duties of H&S Representatives

•  Legal orientation pertaining to the appointment of the H&S Committee and their duties

•  Practical application of the H&S Structure


Annexures - Forms & Templates for:


1.  Confirmation of appointments required

2.  Nomination list

3.  Voting letter

4.  Appointments

5.  Reporting flowchart

6.  Agenda for H&S Committee

7.  Minutes for H&S Committee

8.  Covering letters for circulation of documents

9.  Inspection form for H&S Representative & Environmental Management Responsible Person

SHE Employer'sCompanion

Designed to assist the Employer to establish and maintain a SHE structure and system.

SHE Auditor'sCompanion

Designed to assist SHE Specialists to conduct detailed and in-depth SHE audits.


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