Pinpoint Health and Safety is registered and accredited with the Construction Education Training Authority (CETA), Department of Labour (DOL) and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

As a Private Training Institution, we provide accredited training in line with governmental codes and standards to ensure all our clients are legally compliant.

Our dedicated team of facilitators, assessors, moderators and skills development facilitators are primarily focused to provide quality training which is beneficial to both the employer and the delegate.

In terms of the legal legislative training required within the workplace, we offer the following courses

Legal compliance training:

SAQA Unit Standard: 120496

NQF Level:

Credits: 5

Duration: 2 Days 

Course Outline: 

Lesson 1: The principles of primary emergency care in a workplace

  • The aims of primary emergency care 
  • Personal protective devices and infectious disease prevention procedures 

The medico-legal implications of primary emergency care in terms of legislation.

Lesson 2: Sustain a basic level of preparedness for health emergency in the workplace

  • The content of the relevant primary emergency care/first aid kit 
  • The maintenance and storage of the relevant risk based primary emergency care kit

Lesson 3: Assess and manage an emergency scene in the workplace

  • The principles of emergency scene management.
  • The primary emergency care process with current accepted practice.
  • Assistance called r according to workplace procedures.
  • The emergency scene assessed for safety risks and the specific workplace hazards managed according to accepted safety procedures.
  • The initial scene assessment identifies emergency requirements to accepted safety procedures.
  • Triage and primary assessment
  • Available resources to be utilised 
  • Activation of emergency services according to workplace and area procedures.
  • Secondary assessment conducted and managed according and protocol.

Continual care demonstrated according to protocol.

Lesson 4: Demonstrate primary emergency life support for adults, children and infants according to current international protocols

  • Rescue breathing explained and demonstrated according protocols.
  • Recovery position appropriately utilized.
  • One rescuer Cardio-Pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) explained and demonstrated with and without the use of barrier ventilation devices, according to accepted protocols.
  • Bleeding control according to current protocols using direct pressure/bandages or suitable materials.

Lesson 5: Explain and manage shock.

  • Shock is identified, explained and managed according protocols.
  • Anaphylactic shock is identified, explained and managed symptomatically according protocols.

Lesson 6: Conduct secondary assessment of the sick and/or injured person and provide appropriate primary emergency care within the workplace

  • Identification and management of injuries and/or illnesses specific to a particular workplace.
  • Immobilization and transporting techniques for persons with neck and/or spinal injuries are according to emergency and workplace protocols.

SAQA Unit Standard: 254220

NQF Level: 3

Credits: 8

Duration: 2 Days 

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Explain the principles of advanced primary emergency care in all health emergencies. 

  • The aims of emergency care are identified and explained with relevance to the risks of a specific situation
  • Universal precautions used during treatment of sick and injured are identified and their purposes explained and applied in terms of accepted health procedures. 
  • Universal precautions used during treatment of sick and injured are identified and their purposes explained and applied in terms of accepted health procedures. 

Lesson 2: Demonstrate an advanced level of preparedness to deal with potential emergencies

  • Legal responsibilities are identified and explained in accordance with relevant current legislation and associated regulations. 
  • The legislated rescue and first aid equipment and any additional applicable risk based equipment is identified and demonstrated in accordance with specific given uses. 
  • Emergency equipment storage and maintenance is described and demonstrated according to required specifications and accessibility for use. 
  • The level of preparedness demonstrated is applicable to the specific risk site. 

Lesson 3: Assess and manage a complex emergency scene/disaster. 

  • Potential disasters are identified in terms of their likelihood of occurrence. 
  • The principles and implementation methods of the situational disaster management plans are explained in terms of activation, establishment and maintenance. 
  • The potential health hazards that may result from a complex emergency scene/disaster are assessed and explained in terms of the causes identified.
  • The method of triage is explained in accordance with the accepted international codes. 

Lesson 4: Describe the emergency care management of disorders and diseases relating to each physical system

  • Applied anatomy and physiology of the various human body systems are explained in accordance with scientifically accepted terminology. 
  • Common disorders and diseases relevant to each system of the body are identified and described in terms of signs, symptoms and emergency care management. 

Lesson 5: Apply primary emergency life support for adults, children and infants according to current international and/or national protocols. 

  • A primary survey is conducted; signs and symptoms are identified and recorded in terms of required protocols. 
  • Methods of managing airway obstruction/choking are demonstrated
  • One/two rescuer CPR is explained and demonstrated with the use of barrier ventilation devices, utilizing appropriately sized manikins.
  • Recovery positions are demonstrated with and without spinal board and spider harness in accordance with the safety and comfort of the patient. 
  • The patient is transported in terms of availability according to the conditions under which the incident occurred. 
  • The need for oxygen therapy is explained, the administration is demonstrated and the dangers of open oxygen elaborated. 
  • Pulse sites and pulse monitoring are explained and demonstrated in terms of on-going monitoring of the condition of the patients.

SAQA Unit Standard: 259622

NQF Level: 2

Credits: 3

Duration: 1 Day 

Course Outline: 

Lesson 1: Legislation Framework of health and safety representatives and workplace activities

  • Purpose, definitions and terminology
  • Objectives of the OHS Act 
  • The Compliance Act
  • Statutory Requirements

Lesson 2: The requirements to conduct SHE Rep activities in the workplace

  • Functions and rights 
  • Importance of SHE Rep Activities 

Lesson 3: Compliance of Safety, Health and Environmental Structures

  • Dealing with SHE related issues – Facts and resolutions
  • Consultative requirements of the Health and Safety Representative

Lesson 4: Compliance of Safety, Health and Environmental Structures

  • Extent of participation in Health and Safety Structures – facts and resolutions

Importance Compliance of Safety, Health and Environmental Structures

SAQA Unit Standard: 12484

NQF Level: 2

Credits: 4

Duration: 1 Day 

Course Outline: 

Lesson 1: Types of fires

  • Define a fire.
  • Identify the elements of a fire.
  • Understand the different types of fire.
  • Identify the various causes of a fire.

Lesson 2: Fire Prevention

  • Demonstrate knowledge of preventing a fire.
  • Demonstrate skills and knowledge to setup a strategy to prevent a fire.
  • General measures to prevent a fire

Lesson 3: Housekeeping

  • The importance of house keeping
  • Housekeeping guidelines
  • Understanding the storage guidelines

Lesson 4: Fire Fighting Equipment

  • The different types of fire extinguishers.
  • The use of the different types of fire extinguishers.
  • Identify the correct class of fire
  • How to operate a fire extinguisher
  • The location and operation of a fire hose.

Lesson 5: Fighting a Fire

  • Process of fighting a fire.
  • Stop a fire by using the correct equipment and procedure
  • Apply general precautions when fighting a fire
  • Identify and apply the correct procedures after a fire has been put out accordingly to SOP

Lesson 6: Maintenance

  • Apply basic maintenance on firefighting equipment

SAQA Unit Standard: 229998

NQF Level: 1

Credits: 2

Duration: 1 Day 

Course Outline: 

Lesson 1: Basic knowledge of limitations of a limited range of fall arrest equipment and regulations

  • The difference between a full body harness and a work positioning system explained.
  • The full range of the fall arrest equipment identified explained with examples.
  • The limitations and use of fall arrest equipment and full arrest connectors explained using examples
  • The risks of using a non-energy absorbing lanyard explained with examples.
  • The use of a fall arrester on a rigid and flexible anchorage line explained considering the limitations.
  • The purpose for the fall arrest plan are explained with examples of its uses

Lesson 2: Inspect, assemble and store fall arrest equipment

  • The range of personal fall arrest equipment & the inspection criteria.
  • Personal fall arrest and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) assembled and fitted according fall arrest plans.
  • The difference between an activated energy- absorbing lanyard and an intact lanyard explained with examples.
  • The reason for using certificated and identified fall arrest equipment explained.
  • The reason for wearing a helmet with a chinstrap explained

Lesson 3: Select suitable anchor points

  • The purpose of an anchor point
  • The difference between planned and self- identified anchor points explained with examples
  • Anchor points selection

Lesson 4: Use fall arrest systems with a double lanyard

  • The purpose of allowing for minimum free space
  • The way to deal with limited fall clearance and free space with examples
  • The switchover from a double lanyard system to an installed lifeline with examples
  • The positioning of a retractable lifeline and work lanyard with examples
  • The transportation of tools or equipment

Lesson 5: Use pre-installed vertical and horizontal life lines and reducing risk during rescue

  • The purpose and use of life lines
  • The difference between vertical and horizontal lifelines
  • The reasons for team work during a rescue
  • Minimizing suspension trauma
  • Methods to prevent suspension trauma
  • The risk associate with rescues
  • Minimizing suspension trauma
  • Methods to prevent suspension trauma
  • The risk associate with rescues

Other Courses

  1. OHS Legislation Induction
  2. Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment (HIRA)
  3. Incident and Accident Investigation
  4. Fall Protection
  5. Scaffolding Erecting
  6. Scaffolding Inspecting
  7. Supervise work on a construction site
  8. Supervise Health and Safety on a construction site
  9. HIV Awareness Workshops
  10. Construction Regulations Induction
  11. Asbestos Regulations induction
  12. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  13. Confined spaces

Plant operator compliance training:

We offer novice and refresher courses

  1. Forklift
  2. Backhoe/Loader
  3. Front End Loader
  4. Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP)
  5. Rigid Body Dump Truck
  6. Skid Steer Loader
  7. Tractor
  8. Articulated Dump Truck
  9. Excavator

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