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1 Somerset College Safety, Health and Environment Policy SHE INDUCTION 2012

2 Occupational Health & Safety ACT (85 of 1993) - OSHACT To provide for the health and safety of persons at work and for the health and safety of persons in connection with the use of plant and machinery; The protection of persons other than persons at work against hazards to health and safety arising out of or in connection with the activities of persons at work; Etc. Somerset College - Safety, Health & Environment Induction

3 OHSAS International Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Standard Developed by the WHO A management system put in place to ensure compliance with legal requirements Incorporates the setting of targets through H&S policy and measurements to ensure a process of continual improvement Somerset College - Safety, Health & Environment Induction

4 SHE Policy The College as employer recognises responsibility to Provide a safe and healthy workplace Achieve and maintain the highest standard of health and safety at all times Policy Commitments: Provide guidance and training Consultation with staff Management acknowledges responsibility for Health and Safety of employees Expectation of staff compliance with SHE policies Somerset College - Safety, Health & Environment Induction

5 Employers Duties & Responsibilities OSHAct - Section 16 – Legal Requirements of CEO Ensure employees have a thorough knowledge of their job Inspect the workplace to identify hazards and reduce risks accordingly Inform employees of all hazards associated with their jobs Create a communications forum with the employees (SHE Committee) Somerset College - Safety, Health & Environment Induction

6 Employees Duties & Responsibilities OSHAct Section 14 – Legal Requirements of employees Cooperate with School Management in maintaining SHE policy Take reasonable care not to harm yourself or other people around you Report any unsafe conditions which may affect SHE on and off the campus (to SHE Rep) Report any incident which may affect SHE on and off the campus (to Incident Investigator) Incident: near miss, damage, injury, illness, behavioural issues (bullying, peer pressure etc) Somerset College - Safety, Health & Environment Induction

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8 Legal Appointments CEO – 16.1: Tim Nuttal 16.2: Jan de Waal Health and Safety Representatives: Zane Godwin; Mandy Gibson; Eddie de Jager; Jane Burke; Clarence Oliver Incident Investigators: Gail Schulschenk; Jacques Groenewald Evacuation Officers: Gareth Tucker; Mark Engelbrecht; Warren Bevan; Debbie Erasmus; Hilton Toro First Aiders: Gert Esterhuize; Louise van Zyl; Jean Dawson; Beth Pohl; Shirley Mussman; Sr Debbie Marinos Fire Marshalls Taryn Engledow; Grant Caldwell; Robert Clarke; Jacques Grobler; Anthea Oliver SHE Committee Members Somerset College - Safety, Health & Environment Induction

9 SHE Training 2012 Management Training SHEReps SHECommittee Incident Investigation EmergencyControlResponse FirstAid HazardousSubstances HouseKeeping LockOuts RiskAssessment OHSInduction EmergencyProcedures AwarenessRaising HazardIdentification Management X XX Administration XX AcademicStaff XX Students XX SHEReps XX X XXX X SHECommittee X XX IncidentInvestigator XX XX X FireMarshal X XxX XX X EvacuationOfficer X x XX FirstAider (LegApt) X X XX HazMatController XXXXXX X FacilitiesContractor XX SecurityContractor X TrekLeaders X X TrekGroups X Visitors X MusicDepartment X X ArtDepartment XXX X ScienceDepartment XXX X DramaDepartment X X Library X X ITDepartment X X ConsumerStudies X X HODS X XX Student First Aiders X X Student Leaders X

10 Emergency Procedures Evacuation Procedure Lockdown Procedure Lockdown Shelter in Place (external chemical/gas release) Severe Weather Somerset College - Safety, Health & Environment Induction

11 Evacuation Controller Zane Godwin Evacuation Officers Gareth Tucker Mark Englebrecht Fire Marshalls Taryn Engledow Grant CaldwellFirst Aiders Gert Esterhuyse Louise van Zyl Evacuation Administrator Shirley Mussmann ACTION All lights and electrical items to be switched off. Doors and windows to be left as they are. Students and teachers are to take bags with them where possible. Walk briskly. DO NOT RUN. Keep to the left where possible. Move as per evacuation plan to Assembly Area 1 (Siebrits Field) If Siebrits Field inaccessible move to Assembly Area 2 (Standford Field) or Assembly Area 3 (Off Site) DO NOT RETURN INTO THE BUILDING UNTIL YOU HEAR THE ALL CLEAR. Evacuation Procedure

12 Lockdown Procedure ACTION All learners, staff and visitors to report to nearest classroom or safe area. Assist those needing special assistance. All lights and electrical items switched off. Doors and windows to be closed & locked. Everyone to stay away from windows & doors. Lockdown Coordinator Zane Godwin Lockdown Officers Mandy Gibson - Wynne Science Block Ludwig van Coppenhagen - Pinotage Block Grant Caldwell - Merlot and Cellar Block Simon Chapman - Music Block Mark Englebrecht Hall and Chapel Etienne Briers - Facilities Blocks Gail Schulschenk Finance & Admin Block Sr Debbie Marinos - Boarding Block Clarence Oliver – Cabernet, Music Rooms Lockdown Administrator Shirley Mussmann Drop to the floor & sit under tables. BE QUIET. DO NOT LEAVE THE BUILDING UNTIL END OF LOCKDOWN IS ANNOUNCED. Lockdown Officers will go to each venue to announce end of Lockdown.

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14 Environmental Policy Constitution of South Africa 108 of 1996: Section 24 Everybody has the right: To an environment that is not harmful to their health or well- being; and To have the environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations, through reasonable legislation and other measures that: Prevent pollution and ecological degredation Promote conservation; and Secure ecological sustainable development.... Cradle to Grave Somerset College - Safety, Health & Environment Induction

15 For Gert & his First Aid Teams

16 Remember, Health & Safety: its just common sense!


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