Oxbridge Academy Online Short Course: Introduction to the Occupational Health and Safety Act

This online course provides you with an overview of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act and explains how it should be implemented in the workplace. Studying this course may be a good option if:

  • You want to learn about the rights and responsibilities of workers and employers in the workplace.
  • You want to learn about safety management plans, safety inspections, and safety audits.
  • You want to learn about the consequences of non-compliance with the OHS Act.
Course code:


Accreditation status:

This is a non-accredited Short Learning Programme.
This course has been developed by industry experts, and is hosted on the Compliance Online platform.

Course duration:

3 hours

Course fee:

Click here to view the course fee. Please note: There are no additional exam fees or external membership fees for this course.

Entry requirements:

No Matric

Subjects covered:
  1. The Occupational Health and Safety Act: the basics
  2. The OHS Act and the employer
  3. The Safety Management Plan: the first step to compliance
  4. Controlling risk through information and protection
  5. Controlling risk by improving performance and monitoring
  6. The Department of Labour: reporting, inspections and audits
  7. The OHS Act and the employee
Assessment and award:

Students will be required to complete an online exam. Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded an Oxbridge Academy Short Course Certificate: Introduction to the Occupational Health and Safety Act from Oxbridge Academy.

Additional information:

This is an online (e-learning) course. To complete this course, students require access to the internet.

Are you an employer?
Contact us via ello@oxbridgeacademy.co.za for corporate enrolments of groups of 10 or more students.

Click here to Register Online