Friday, September 17, 2021

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Unit

The Unit is focused on improving the knowledge and understanding of OSH regulations and improve the safety culture at the Division.  An OSH Committee was established to engender participation in OSH related matters and compliance with the OSH Act.  The areas of OSH management include electrical safety, health safety, welfare, personal protective equipment (PPE), fire safety and OSH record.

Duties and Responsibilities

a. To raise the level of awareness on OSH regulations through lectures and training sessions.

b. To ensure there is strategic response to emergencies in the workplace.

c. To conduct training in emergency response at the Division and all schools.

d. To undertake risk assessments and inspections to prevent accidents in the workplace by identifying hazards.

e. To make recommendations for effective threat mitigation.