AHLE-X Skills Academy proudly presents:

Managing Health, Safety & Security

AHLE-X is a Hospitality Training Provider with City & Guilds approval that runs high-impact training programmes for the Hospitality Industry at professional and operational levels and to new entrants into the industry.

AHLE-X has level 4 B-BBEE compliance.

This course has been designed to cover the following unit standard:

Unit standard name




Maintain occupational health and safety




Course objectives

The hospitality industry has always been extremely conscious of health, safety and security. Firstly legislation forces hospitality organisations be compliant but more importantly people’s lives are at stake; any bad experience either with customers or employees can lead to prosecution, legal action and a bad reputation. Managers, supervisors and individuals are all responsible for ensuring that every effort is taken to eliminate risks and hazards.

This 1 day short course addresses legislative requirements for Health, Safety and Security, the  policies and procedures as well as risks and hazard identification and control.

Course outcomes

The 1 day course covers the following outcomes:

  • Understand the key safety and security legislation that applies to the hospitality industry.
  • Understand the impact of key regulations and codes of practice on behaviour and service delivery in the hospitality industry.
  • Understand the consequences of failing to follow key internal and external regulations and codes of practice.
  • Understand the health, safety and security responsibilities of individuals and team leaders in hospitality organisations.
  • State common hazards and risks in hospitality organisations.
  • Describe the consequences of not following health & safety procedures to staff, the business and the company.
  • State the team leader’s responsibilities for responding to identified risks in hospitality organisations
  • Conduct a safety and security risk check in your department and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Develop an action plan for improving safety and security in your area of responsibility.


  • Workplace occupational health and safety procedures relevant to the work being undertaken, including procedures for:
    • Recognising and reporting on hazards, for example, work area inspections
    • Work operations to control risks
    • Responding to accidents, fires and emergencies
    • Raising occupational health and safety issues
    • Employee participation in occupational health and safety management.
  • Hazard identification:
    • Categories of hazards and risks in the workplace
    • Maintenance of plant and equipment and its impact on the reduction of risks and hazards
    • The meaning of occupational health and safety symbols found on signs and labels in the workplace.
    • Hazard Identification and reporting
    • Risk assessment and control
  • Training requirements to reduce risks and for compliance.
  • Risk control:
    • The preferred order of ways to control risks
  • Designated personnel responsible for occupational health and safety.

Course duration

1 day

Course cost

This course is delivered in your organisation.

For a quotation please send us an e-mail to

Includes a certificate of attendance

What the organisation needs to provide

Suitable and safe training venue

Equipment: data projector and screen, flip chart


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