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Introduction to SAMTRAC

Course description

As a stepping stone towards obtaining your SAMTRAC certificate, Introduction to SAMTRAC will provide learners with the ability to understand the fundamentals of HSE-related legislation and legal compliance as well as the ability to apply the techniques for hazard identification and risk assessment.

Formative assessment

  • Various activities will be completed during class as well as for homework.

Summative assessment

  • Written assessment to be done at the end of the course
  • Learners must achieve a minimum of 65%

Course outline

On successful completion of this course, learners will have the ability to apply the techniques for hazard identification and risk assessment, as well as understand basic HSE management-system requirements and procedures.

By the end of the course, you should have a better understanding of the following:

  • Fundamentals of:
    • HSE-related legislation and legal compliance
    • management system theory and practice.
  • What occupational health, safety, and environment (HSE) is
  • Some key health, safety and environment related definitions and issues
  • Key aspects of:
    • the OHS Act
    • NEMA
  • Important definitions in environmental management
  • The role of management within HSE
  • The benefit of a management system
  • The important role of controls in risk management
  • The function of the hierarchy of controls.