Health & Safety Audits - HR Company Solutions
HR Company Solutions offers health and safety audits to business that need to be compliant in health and safety standards.
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Health & Safety Audits

Health and safety audits are essential for businesses to conduct on a regular basis, and the aim is to ensure that your employees are not working in harmful conditions. As your company changes and grows, health and safety procedures and protocols also evolve.

South Africa’s Occupational Health and Safety Act provides for the health and safety of employees at work. This includes the health and safety of employees in connection with their activities at work and to establish an advisory council for occupational health and safety, should it be required.

Read through the basic health and safety requirement guideline below:

Basic Health and Safety Requirements

  • 5 Employees or More = First Aid Box
  • 10 Employees or More = Qualified First Aider
  • 20 or More Employees = 1 Health and Safety Representative
  • Shops and Offices = 1 Health and Safety Representative (per 100 employees or part thereof)
  • Other Workplaces = 1 Health and Safety Representative (per 50 employees or part thereof)
  • More than 2 Health and Safety Representatives = Health and Safety Committee
  • Summary of OHS Act must be displayed at the premises

All appointments of the roles above must be made in writing, accepted by the nominated employee and must hold for a specific period of time.

The Health and Safety Audit that HR Company Solutions conducts is in line with legal requirements and consists of the following:

  • Compliance with all HSE appointments and training (as mentioned above)
  • Safety files for full HSE System
  • Risk assessments
  • Incident investigation and reporting
  • Equipment safety

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Are your employees safe from harm’s way? Let’s conduct a health and safety audit to make sure.

For assistance in understanding your health and safety responsibilities, contact us to speak to a consultant.