This community is for professionals and students who are training as Health & Safety Reps. 
Share and discuss the best questions and ideas, build your professional profile and become advocate of safety in South Africa.

This community is SHE Reps and for people who are interested in this qualification. You can ask questions about:

  • enrolling and studying to be a SHE Rep
  • how to handle specific health & safety issues in your work
  • specific questions about legal compliance for SHE Reps

Before you ask - please make sure to search for a similar question. You can search questions by their title or tags. It’s also OK to answer your own question.

Please avoid asking questions that are too subjective and argumentative or not relevant to this community.

You should only ask practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face.

Answers should not comment other answers. Instead add a comment on the other answers.

Answers shouldn't just provide a link a solution. Instead provide the solution description text in your answer, even if it's just a copy/paste. Links are welcome, but should be complementary to answer, referring sources or additional reading.

Answers should not start debates This community Q&A is not a discussion group. Please avoid holding debates in your answers as they tend to dilute the essence of questions and answers. For brief discussions please use commenting facility.

When a question or answer is upvoted, the user who posted them will gain some points, which are called "karma points". These points serve as a rough measure of the community trust to him/her. Various moderation tasks are gradually assigned to the users based on those points.

For example, if you ask an interesting question or give a helpful answer, your input will be upvoted. On the other hand if the answer is misleading - it will be downvoted. Each vote in favor will generate 10 points, each vote against will subtract 10 points. There is a limit of 200 points that can be accumulated for a question or answer per day. The table given at the end explains reputation point requirements for each type of moderation task.

The goal of this site is create a relevant knowledge base that would answer questions related to being a Health & Safety Rep.

Therefore questions and answers can be edited like wiki pages by experienced users of this site in order to improve the overall quality of the knowledge base content. Such privileges are granted based on user karma level: you will be able to do the same once your karma gets high enough.

If this approach is not for you, please respect the community and use Google+ communities instead.

5 upvote, add comments
50 downvote
30 insert text link, upload files
750 your biography can be seen as tooltip
50 delete own comment
100 flag offensive, close own questions
300 edit any post, view offensive flags
500 accept any answer
500 delete any comment
500 close any posts
1,000 delete any question or answer