Construction Regulations 8 (5) mandates that each employer have a full-time or part-time Construction Health and Safety Professional on each project, based on the scope, risk, and the discretion of an inspector.

A Construction Health and Safety Professional must be registered with the SACPCMP (South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professions).

Our consultants are required to demonstrate competency to the minimum of the following requirements to ensure that we support our clients in compliance with Health and Safety requirements.

The following outlines the minimum qualifications required of Construction Health and Safety Professionals on construction sites:

  • Qualifications in Health and Safety Management (Modern SHEQ & Risk Management, NEBOSH, National Diploma in Safety Management, etc.)
  • Competency in Risk Assessment / Management
  • Competency Incident Investigation (RCAT)
  • Registration with SACPCMP (CHSO, CHSM or CHSA)
  • Competency Certification for Fall Prevention and Protection Management
  • Competency Certification for First-aid Level 1
  • Compilation of project Health and Safety Files
  • Construction Regulations Awareness Training
  • And client specified requirements.
PLACEMENT OF
HEALTH & SAFETY PROFESSIONALS 

Construction Health and Safety

In accordance with the Mining Health and Safety Act and the specifications of the specific mine, employers (where required) are required to hire a full-time or part-time Health and Safety Professional depending on the size, risk, and discretion of the inspector.

To help our clients, comply with Health and Safety regulations, our consultants must demonstrate competency in the following areas. As a Mining Health and Safety Professional, you must possess the following minimum competencies:

  • Competency in Health and Safety Management (Modern SHEQ & Risk Management, COMSOC 1 and 2 where applicable)
  • Certificate of Competence in Risk Assessment / Management
  • Certification of competency in the investigation of incidents (RCAT)
  • Blasting Certificate (Where Applicable or Required)
  • Competency for Fall Prevention and Protection Management
  • Emergency Planning Certification
  • Competency in First-aid Level 1
  • Compilation of project Health and Safety Files & working Health and Safety Files
  • And client’s specified requirements.
  • Legal Liability for Mining

Mining Health and Safety

To ensure a safe working environment, it is the employer's responsibility to provide and maintain a Health and Safety Professional on every project in accordance with section 8 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

The professional must be found competent in some of the following components of a Health and Safety Management System to ensure compliance for the employer.

We ensure that our consultants prove competency to the minimum of the following requirements to ensure we assist the client in compliance with Health and Safety on their relevant projects.

Listed below are the minimum competencies required to work as a Health and Safety Professional on a site or project:

  • Competency in Health and Safety Management (Modern SHEQ & Risk Management, NEBOSH, National Diploma in Safety Management, etc.)
  • Competency in Risk Assessment / Management
  • Competency Incident Investigation (RCAT)
  • Competency for Fall Prevention and Protection Management
  • Emergency Planning
  • Competency in First-aid Level 1
  • Compilation of Health and Safety Files
  • And client specified requirements.
  • Corporate Health and Safety

Industrial / Production Health and Safety