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Rhodes University Safety Materials

Rhodes University staff are welcome to download the following materials for education and training purposes.

Health and Safety Templates and Examples

Rhodes University staff are welcome to use these templates and working examples, and modify them to suit their specific building or departmental needs:

RU Laboratory Safety Examples

Rhodes University Health and Safety Training

1.	INTRODUCTION to HEALTH and SAFETY	1
  1.1 	The impact of accidents	1
  1.2 	The Occupational Health and Safety Act	2
  1.3 	Responsibilities of the employer	3
  1.4	Responsibilities of the employee	5
  1.5	Liability	6
2.	HEALTH and SAFETY REPRESENTATIVES	7
  2.1	Value of health and safety reps	7
  2.2	Health and safety rep appointment	7
  2.3	Health and safety rep functions	7
3.	HEALTH and SAFETY COMMITTEES	10
  3.1	Duties of the committee	10
  3.2	Purpose of meetings	10
4.	RISKS and HAZARDS	11
  4.1	Hazards	11
  4.2	Risks	12
5.	INCIDENTS and ACCIDENTS	14
  5.1	Incidents and injuries – what employees need to know	14
  5.2	Recording, reporting and investigating incidents	14
  5.3	Common causes of incidents/accidents	17
6.	FIRST AID	18
  6.1	First aid kits	18
  6.2	First aiders	18
7.	FIRE SAFETY	20
  7.1	Chemistry of fire	20
  7.2	Fire control	20
  7.3	Procedures in a fire emergency	22
  7.4	Fire emergency preparedness	22
8.	PROMOTING HEALTH and SAFETY	26
  8.1	Health and safety in practice	26
  8.2	Management control	30
9.	HEALTH and SAFETY INFORMATION and RESOURCES	33
  9.1	Terms and definitions	33
  9.2	Documents and websites	34
  9.3	Contact information	34

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