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IOSH Working Safely in South Africa

Do You Need a Basic Health and Safety Course for Employees in South Africa?

IOSH logo websiteIOSH Working Safely is an essential short course suitable for all employees. Providing an awareness of general workplace hazards and emphasising why everyone needs to work safely, it represents an international safety certification based on best practice.

The IOSH Working Safely content covers:

  • Why staff must work safely
  • The difference between hazards and risks
  • Hazard identification
  • The importance of safety performance within the workplace and how to improve it
The varied training style presents the relevant concepts and people can apply their learning using enjoyable and practical workplace examples and scenarios.

Who is IOSH Working Safely for? 

It is for all employees working in any size of organisation in all industry sectors.

Course assessment and IOSH certificate

There is a 10 question multiple-choice assessment and hazard spotting exercises at the end of the course. On successful completion of the assessment you will get an IOSH Certificate.

IOSH Working Safely has become a very popular health and safety certificate across South Africa with an increase in members of IOSH, the largest international health and safety membership organisation for health and safety practitioners. Get in touch for more information.

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Online learning

Interactive online course with tutor support
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In-company Training

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How and when do I take the course?

A. Dependent on where you are based and personal preferences you can take the course as a:
  • Online learning course takes between 4 to 8 hours and can be started at any time
  • 1 day classroom course at your company premises

What is included in the price?

Tuition, examination fees, the IOSH approved certificate and comprehensive course materials are all included in the price of an IOSH Working Safely course from Astutis.

English isn't my first language. Will I be able to complete the course?

It is recommended that delegates should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests or equivalent. For more information visit the IELTS website.

Are there any entry requirements for taking IOSH Working Safely?

No, there are no entry requirements.