SAMTRAC

SAMTRAC ~ the world's leading course in occupational risk management in the workplace ~ is offered both online, through our e-learning platform, and as a two-week classroom-based course offered at any of our conveniently located NOSA branches

SAMTRAC Classroom-based course

Take the SAMTRAC Course at our training centres

NOSA is exclusively accredited to provide SAMTRAC, which is accredited by the South African Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Saiosh).

SAMTRAC International E-learning

Study from home

SAMTRAC International is an online accredited course which can be completed on an easy-to-use e-learning platform.

The course is based on global best practices from the International Labour Organisation (ILO), which is supplemented by the student’s local occupational HSE legislation.The course is accredited by IOSH and IIRSM. After successful completion of the course you will be accredited with a certificate in HSE management, which has international accreditation.

Important Information

  • All learners must pass the introduction to SAMTRAC course before registering for SAMTRAC
  • The SAMTRAC bridging course will allow students who completed SAMTRAC prior to February 2012 an opportunity to update their qualification, and attain membership and accreditation with IOSH, without having to redo the full 10-day SAMTRAC course
  • TechIOSHSA Membership

SAMTRAC is accredited through the South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Saiosh) and, on successful completion of SAMTRAC, learners may apply for their TechIOSHSA membership through Saiosh

How to Apply: Please visit www.saiosh.co.za and go to the professional registration page

  •  TechIOSH Membership

Students with the relevant experience (two years full-time or three to five years part-time) may apply for TechIOSH membership and on acceptance NOSA will cover 50% of the first year membership fee

How to apply: On successful completion of SAMTRAC, and once you have received your certificates from NOSA, you will need to complete the application form provided in your pack and e-mail it to ioshapplications@nosa.co.za

Once NOSA receives your completed application, you will be invoiced for the remaining 50% of the membership fee. Once payment confirmation has been received, NOSA will send the application to IOSH, after which IOSH will contact you directly regarding your membership.

The SAMTRAC Courses:

Introduction to SAMTRAC

Introduction to SAMTRAC

On completion of this course the learner will have the ability to apply the techniques for hazard identification and risk assessment as well as understand SHE management-system requirements and procedures.

DURATION: 5 days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: None

COURSE OUTLINE

• Discuss and apply the techniques for hazard identification and risk assessment in the workplace
• Identify and understand SHE management-system procedures.
• Develop SHE management-system procedures and work instructions
• Identify SHE management-system monitoring and measurement requirements
• Develop SHE objectives, targets and management programmes

TARGET GROUPS

• SHE practitioners
• Risk managers

SAMTRAC

SAMTRAC

The purpose of this course is to equip the learner with the ability to plan, implement and maintain a SHE management system.

DURATION: 10 days
LICENSED: No
CREDIT: 10
SAQA ID: 244283
NQF LEVEL: 5
PREREQUISITES: Introduction to SAMTRAC

COURSE OUTLINE

• Describe risk management as a process and discuss different risk-control measures
• Evaluate different incident-prevention theories
• Motivate the use of SHE management systems
• Advise on different legislative requirements 
• Evaluate the management of different technical aspects as part of the SHE management system
• Assist management with the implementation and maintenance of effective occupational health, safety and environmental programmes
• Identify relevant acts, regulations and guidelines
• Describe the environmental impact of industrial operations 
• Write risk-based standards for SHE management systems
• Advise on implementation and measurement of standards
• Advise on co-ordinating the SHE management system to achieve constant improvement
• Describe how the effectiveness of the system can be evaluated

TARGET GROUPS

• SHE and occupational health practitioners  
• Department of Labour inspectors and hygienists
• Risk/insurance assessors
• Line managers and supervisors
• SHE reps, committee members and chairpersons
• Staff involved with day-to-day management of SHE programmes

SAMTRAC for General Industry (Namibia)

SAMTRAC for General Industry (Namibia)

The purpose of this course is to equip the learner with the ability to plan, implement and maintain a SHE management system.

DURATION: 10 Days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: Introduction to SAMTRAC

COURSE OUTLINE

• Describe risk management as a process and discuss different risk-control measures
• Evaluate different incident-prevention theories
• Motivate the use of SHE management systems to prevent incidents in the workplace
• Advise on different legislative requirements with regard to safety, health and the environment
• Evaluate the management of different technical aspects as part of the SHE management system
• Assist management with the implementation and maintenance of effective occupational health, safety and environmental programmes
• Identify relevant environmental Acts, regulations and guidelines
• Describe the impact of industrial operations on the environment
• Write risk-based standards for SHE management systems
• Advise on implementation and measurement of standards
• Advise on co-ordinating the SHE management system to achieve constant improvement
• Describe how the effectiveness of the system can be evaluated

TARGET GROUPS

• SHE practitioners
• Occupational health practitioners and hygienists
• Department of Labour inspectors
• Risk/insurance assessors
• Line managers and supervisors
• SHE representatives, committee members and chairpersons
• Staff involved with day-to-day management of SHE programmes

SAMTRAC Bridging Course

SAMTRAC Bridging Course

The purpose of this course is to equip the learner with the ability to plan, implement and maintain a SHE management system.

DURATION: 5 days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: SAMTRAC (completed prior to February 2012)

COURSE OUTLINE

• Describe risk management as a process and discuss different risk-control measures
• Evaluate different incident-prevention theories
• Motivate the use of SHE management systems to prevent incidents in the workplace
• Advise on different legislative requirements with regard to safety, health and the environment
• Evaluate the management of different technical aspects as part of the SHE management system
• Assist management with the implementation and maintenance of an effective occupational health, safety and environmental programme
• Identify relevant environmental Acts, regulations and guidelines
• Describe the impact of industrial operations on the environment
• Write risk-based standards for SHE management systems
• Advise on implementation and measurement of standards
• Advise on co-ordinating the SHE management system to achieve constant improvement
• Describe how the effectiveness of the system can be evaluated

TARGET GROUPS

• SHE practitioners
• Occupational health practitioners and hygienists
• Department of Labour inspectors
• Risk/insurance assessors
• Line managers and supervisors
• SHE representatives, committee members and chairpersons
• Staff involved with day-to-day management of SHE programmes

SAMTRAC for Mining Courses:

Introduction to SAMTRAC for Mining

Introduction to SAMTRAC for Mining

On completion of this course the learner will have the ability to apply the techniques for hazard identification and risk assessment (HIRA), as well as understand SHE management system requirements and procedures.

DURATION: 5 days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: None

COURSE OUTLINE

• Supervisors, artisans and SHE Reps
• Identify and understand SHE management-system procedures
• Develop SHE management-system procedures and work instructions
• Identify SHE management-system monitoring and measurement requirements
• Develop SHE objectives, targets and management programmes

TARGET GROUPS

• SHE practitioners
• Risk managers

SAMTRAC for Mining

SAMTRAC for Mining

On completion of this course the successful learner will be able to develop and implement a SHE management system in accordance with the requirements of CMB001.

DURATION: 10 days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL:  N/A
PREREQUISITES: 5 day Introduction to SAMTRAC

COURSE OUTLINE

• Prominent safety issues related to the mining industry, including South Africa's legislative framework, liability, the Mine Health and Safety Act (MHSA), Department of Minerals and Energy guidelines and the South African National Environmental Management Act
• Technical safety management, occupational health and safety management, and SHEQ management systems
• Describe risk management as a process and discuss different risk-control measures
• Evaluate different incident-prevention theories
• Motivate the use of SHE management systems to prevent incidents in the workplace
• Advise on different legislative requirements with regard to safety, health and the environment
• Evaluate the management of different technical aspects as part of the SHE management system
• Assist management with the implementation and maintenance of effective occupational health, safety and environmental programmes
• Identify relevant environmental Acts, regulations and guidelines
• Describe the impact of industrial operations on the environment
• Write risk-based standards for SHE management systems
• Advise on implementation and measurement of standards
• Advise on co-ordinating the SHE management system to achieve constant improvement

TARGET GROUPS

• SHE management
• Engineering personnel
• Occupational health personnel

SAMTRAC (Namibian) for Mining

SAMTRAC (Namibian) for Mining

On completion of this course the successful learner will be able to develop and implement a SHE management system in accordance with the requirements of CMB001.

DURATION: 10 days
LICENSED: N/A
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: Introduction to SAMTRAC and ASHEPP/ASHEPP for Mining

COURSE OUTLINE

• Prominent safety issues related to the mining industry
• Technical safety management, occupational health and safety management, and SHEQ management systems
• Describe risk management as a process and discuss different risk-control measures
• Evaluate different incident-prevention theories
• Motivate the use of SHE management systems to prevent incidents in the workplace
• Advise on different legislative requirements with regard to safety, health and the environment
• Evaluate the management of different technical aspects as part of the SHE management system
• Assist management with the implementation and maintenance of effective occupational SHE programmes
• Identify relevant environmental acts, regulations and guidelines
• Describe the impact of industrial operations on the environment
• Write risk-based standards for SHE management systems
• Advise on implementation and measurement of standards
• Advise on co-ordinating the SHE management system to achieve constant improvement

TARGET GROUPS

SHE management
Engineering personnel
Occupational health personnel

SAMTRAC Bridging Course for Mining

SAMTRAC Bridging Course for Mining

On completion of this course the successful learner will understand SHE legislative and operational control requirements within a mining environment.

DURATION: 3 days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: SAMTRAC

COURSE OUTLINE

• MHSA
• Legal appointments
• Mining practices
• Fire protection and prevention
• Explosives
• Emergency preparedness
• Gases
• Role of the insurance company

TARGET GROUPS

• Supervisory personnel
• SHE management
• Occupational health staff
• Engineering personnel

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