OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

  • PURPOSE

  • COURSE CONTENT

  • DELIVERY

  • ACCREDITATION

A learner accredited with this standard will be able to demonstrate applied competence in occupational health, safety awareness of environmental issues and general housekeeping based on statutory and industry requirements

Unit 1:Use the correct protective clothing and equipment.

  • Explain his/her understanding of what constitutes safety, health and environment appreciation in the broader working environment, and how this relates to good practices within such environments.
  • Demonstrate application of relevant legislation to ensure compliance with national, and where applicable, international safety and health requirements and environmental standards.
  • Select, demonstrate and/or describe the application of appropriate reporting mechanisms for unsafe working practice and conditions.
  • Promptly identify possible contingency plans according to the type and scale of a simulated emergency.
  • Select, explain and demonstrate good housekeeping practices (e.g., preparing dunnage, stacking within demarcated areas).
  • Determine and explain means for possible improvements in health, hygiene, environmental and safety practices in a given scenario.

 

Unit 2:Implementing and complying with the relevant procedures.

  • Explain his/her understanding of what constitutes safety, health and environment appreciation in the broader working environment, and how this relates to good practices within such environments.
  • Demonstrate application of relevant legislation to ensure compliance with national, and where applicable, international safety and health requirements and environmental standards.
  • Select, demonstrate and/or describe the application of appropriate reporting mechanisms for unsafe working practice and conditions.
  • Promptly identify possible contingency plans according to the type and scale of a simulated emergency
  • Select, explain and demonstrate good housekeeping practices (e.g., preparing dunnage, stacking within demarcated areas).
  • Determine and explain means for possible improvements in health, hygiene, environmental and safety practices in a given scenario

 

Unit 3:Implementing selected mechanisms for the minimizing of risks.

  • Explain his/her understanding of what constitutes safety, health and environment appreciation in the broader working environment, and how this relates to good practices within such environments.
  • Demonstrate application of relevant legislation to ensure compliance with national, and where applicable, international safety and health requirements and environmental standards.
  • Select, demonstrate and/or describe the application of appropriate reporting mechanisms for unsafe working practice and conditions.
  • Promptly identify possible contingency plans according to the type and scale of a simulated emergency.
  • Select, explain and demonstrate good housekeeping practices (e.g. preparing dunnage, stacking within demarcated areas).
  • Determine and explain means for possible improvements in health, hygiene, environmental and safety practices in a given scenario.

Duration: 1 Day

Delivery: Classroom/Online

 

Occupational Health and Safely

SAQA ID: 8016

NQF Level: 3

Credits: 8

Certificate Validity: 2 Years