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OHS

Apply health and safety to a work area
R950
R TBC
  • Unit Standard: 9964
  • NQF Level: 02
  • Credits: 03
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Payment Options: None. Course should be paid in full upon registration

Incident Investigation

Investigate an incident
R950
R 850
  • Unit Standard: 117391
  • NQF Level: 05
  • Credits: 08
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Payment Options: None. Course should be paid in full upon registration

Safety Officer

Facilitate the development, implementation and maintenance of a Safety, Health and Environment management system
R15999
R 7000
  • Unit Standard: 244283
  • NQF Level: 05
  • Credits: 10
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Payment Options: Yes - 50% Deposit, Final 50% upon completion
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SHE Representative

Maintaining occupational health, safety and general housekeeping
R950
R 850
  • Unit Standard: 8016
  • NQF Level: 03
  • Credits: 08
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Payment Options: None. Course should be paid in full upon registration

First Aid Level 1

Perform basic life support and first aid procedures
R TBC
  • Unit Standard: 119567
  • NQF Level: 01
  • Credits: 05
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Payment Options: None. Course should be paid in full upon registration
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First Aid Level 2

Provide first aid as an advanced first responder
R TBC
  • Unit Standard: 376480
  • NQF Level: 03
  • Credits: 08
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Payment Options: None. Course should be paid in full upon registration
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HIRA

Conduct continuous hazard identification and risk assessment within a workplace
R950
R 830
  • Unit Standard: 24383
  • NQF Level: 02
  • Credits: 02
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Payment Options: None. Course should be paid in full upon registration

Convey Dangerous Goods

Convey dangerous goods by road
R950
R 730
  • Unit Standard: 123259
  • NQF Level: 03
  • Credits: 04
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Payment Options: None. Course should be paid in full upon registration

Basic Fire Fighting

Perform basic fire fighting
R950
R 900
  • Unit Standard: 12484
  • NQF Level: 02
  • Credits: 04
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Payment Options: None. Course should be paid in full upon registration

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PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD
This unit standard is for persons working in the inspection and enforcement environment, to conduct an investigation at the scene of an incident.
A person credited with this unit standard will be able to :
Secure and control a scene at an incident
Identify the nature of a scene at an incident
Record relevant information
Identify and handle witness and victims
Utilise investigation aids
Search a scene at an incident and seize exhibits

This unit standard will contribute to the full development of any learner within inspection and enforcement services by providing recognition, further mobility and transportability within the field. The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this unit standard are essential for social and economic transformation and upliftment within the safety in the workplace environment.

The purpose of the unit standard is to enhance job performance through achievement and demonstration of competency in specific criteria in a range of circumstances.

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD
This unit standard will be useful for persons who are required to conduct continuous hazard identification and risk assessment within an underground working place to ensure a healthy and safe environment to work in.

People credited with this unit standard are able to:
Explain the specified requirements pertaining to continuous hazard identification and risk assessment.
Prepare for hazard identification.
Identify hazards and assess risks.
Initiate remedial and follow-up action.

The knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this unit standard contribute to social and economic transformation and the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector by conducting continuous hazard identification and risk assessment as part of the mining process.

This unit standard is intended to promote general knowledge and understanding of persons responsible for conducting continuous hazard identification and risk assessment in the mining and minerals sector in order to ensure knowledgeable, competent and informed workers.

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
The credit calculation is based on the assumption that learners are already competent in terms of the following outcomes or areas of learning when starting to learn towards this unit standard:
Follow basic occupational health and safety practices underground at NQF Level 1.

UNIT STANDARD RANGE
Specific range statements are provided in the body of the unit standard where they apply to particular specific outcomes or assessment criteria.

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD
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.

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
NQF 1 or General Education and Training Certificate;
Fire Fighting Standard (NQF level 1);
Emergency Care Standard (NQF Level 1).

UNIT STANDARD RANGE
The applied competence expressed in this standard cover largely familiar scenarios requiring limited discretion and judgement. The learner will have significant responsibility however, for ensuring the quality of health, safety, environmental and general housekeeping across a wide range of freight handling contexts.

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD
The skills, values and knowledge reflected in this unit standard are required by people in the field of manufacturing and engineering.
The learning outcomes in this unit standard also contribute to the exit level outcomes required for various manufacturing and engineering qualifications.
Qualifying learners can select and use the appropriate fire fighting equipment to extinguish or control fires in the workplace.

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
This unit standard has been designed as part of a progression. It is one of a series of unit standards for safety, health and environmental protection in the field of manufacturing and engineering.

UNIT STANDARD RANGE
The scope and level of this unit standard is determined by the ranges as indicated under the specific outcomes.

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD
This Unit Standard requires learners to be able to apply Safety, Health and Environment principles which will enable them to design, implement and maintain quality management programmes related to health, safety, and environment.

Learners credited with this Unit Standard will be capable of:
Discussing fundamental issues pertaining to occupational safety, health and environment.
Demonstrating an understanding of Safety Theories and Principles.
Applying the fundamentals of Risk Management.
Applying safety, health and environment management systems.

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
Communication skills at NQF Level 4.

UNIT STANDARD RANGE
N/A

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria:

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1
Discuss fundamental issues pertaining to occupational safety, health and environment.

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1
Fundamental issues pertaining to occupational safety in the workplace are explained.
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE
Fundamental issues include but are not restricted to, housekeeping; stacking and storage; colour coding; symbolic safety signs; hand and portable power tools; lifting equipment; ladders; scaffolds; vessels under pressure; compressed gas cylinders; machine guarding; personal protective equipment; confined spaces; hot work; permit to work; lockout systems; conveyors; disaster management.

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2
Fundamental issues pertaining to occupational health in the workplace are explained in terms of specified requirements.
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE
Fundamental issues include but are not restricted to, the anticipation, identification; evaluation and control of occupational hygiene stressors; the role of the occupational hygienist; functions of occupational health services; legislative requirements; clinic management; fitness-to-work and disability evaluation; health monitoring and surveillance; AIDS in the workplace; absenteeism; hazards evaluation and control; disaster management; drug screening; employee assistance and counselling; health promotion; health risk assessment; primary health care.

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3
Fundamental issues pertaining to the environment are explained according to specified requirements.
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE
Fundamental issues include but are not restricted to, applicable legislation; air; water, soil and noise pollution; energy optimisation; waste management; emergency preparedness and response; disaster management; environmental impact assessments; aspects and impacts; social responsibility.

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2
Demonstrate an understanding of safety theories and principles.

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1
Fundamental theories of occupational safety are applied in a proposed occupational safety management programme.

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3
Apply the fundamentals of risk management.

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1
The fundamental principles of risk management are explained.

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2
The fundamental principles of risk management are applied during the implementation of risk management strategies in the workplace.

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4
Apply SHEQ Management systems.

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1
The various elements and general requirements of SHEQ Management systems are explained and demonstrated.

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2
The process of planning, implementing and maintaining SHEQ Management systems is explained and demonstrated.

UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS
Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or another ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA by SAQA.
Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures.

UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE
Specified requirements include legal and site-specific requirements and are contained in one or more of the following categories of documentations:

Legal:
Include, but not limited to, pertinent sections of legislation – including associated regulations – and other supporting documentation.

Range:
Occupational health, safety and environment.
Mining and minerals.
Local government.
Mandatory codes of practice.
Safety standards.

Site Specific:
Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments (HIRA).
Occupational Health and Safety Risk Management Programme.
Managerial Instructions.
Mine Standard Procedures.
List of Recorded OH&S Risks.
Working Guides.
Equipment and Materials Specifications.

Information is obtained from PERTINENT sections of CURRENT documents.

UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME
N/A

UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES
N/A

Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO):

UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING
Identify and solve problems and make decisions using critical and creative thinking.

Note: By participating in implementing a SHEQ management system the individual will be required to have a basic knowledge on the specific requirements of a health and safety risk assessment programme and so be able to solve problems and make decisions.

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING
Work effectively with others as members of a team, group, organisation or community.

Note: The individual will have to take an active part in implementing a SHEQ management system to ensure the requirements and needs of the represented people are addressed.

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING
Organise and manage themselves and their activities responsibly and effectively.

Note: As part of the team, the individual will take into account the activities around him/her and ensure that his/her actions are complementary.

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING
Collect, organise, analyse and critically evaluate information.

Note: When implementing a SHEQ management system, the individual will have to collect, organize and evaluate information in such a way that he/she will be able to contribute to decision-making.

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING
Communicate effectively using visual, mathematics and/or language skills in the modes of oral and written presentations.

Note: The expectations and contributions of the represented people is communicated during the implementing a SHEQ management system and feedback on the progress and results of the programme is provided.

UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE
Use science and technology effectively and critically showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others.

Note: Science and technology are used at the appropriate level, e.g. in interpreting statistical data.

UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING
Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation.

Note: He/she must understand the impact of implementing a SHEQ management system on the overall objectives of the working place.

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD
The purpose of learning is to ensure safe loading, conveying, and off-loading of dangerous goods according to legal and organizational requirements. Credited learners can convey dangerous goods in accordance with legal, safety, manufacturer, and other relevant requirements and handle incidents safely when they occur.

Credited learners are capable of:
Complying with relevant legal documentation requirements.
Applying safety and standard operating procedures during loading and off-loading.
Applying safety procedures in the event of an incident.
Complying with the requirements of SANS 10231 in terms of behavior on the route.

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
It is assumed that learners have already attained NQF Level 2 Mathematical Literacy and Communication competence.

UNIT STANDARD RANGE
The learner should prove competence relevant for all nine classes of substances.

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD
The purpose of this Unit Standard is to enable learners to apply basic health and safety legislation in the form of standards and procedures governing health and safety in the workplace, to ensure that they contribute to a safe, healthy environment for themselves and others.

Credited learners are capable of:


Identify and solve problems

1. Identify potential hazards in the work area.
2. Limit damage to persons or property in the case of an emergency

  • Potential hazards are correctly identified and removed, reduced or reported.
  • A health and safety plan is drawn up.
  • Protective clothing requirements are identified and protective clothing is used.
  • Different fire extinguishers are identified and used correctly.
  • Procedures for the identification of emergencies are known and followed promptly and correctly.

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
GETC NQF Level 1 literacy and numeracy competencies.

UNIT STANDARD RANGE

1. Implications of exposure to hazardous substances and hazards include reference to a possible chain of events that could result from not removing, reducing or reporting a hazard.
2. A health and safety program includes hazard identification, risk assessment and a health and safety plan.
3. Statutory requirements include current national regulations applicable to construction, including acts and regulations, ordinances, by-laws, directives, standards, guidelines, and codes, issued by a legislative body such as parliament, provincial administrations, local authorities and other bodies so empowered by any of the former.
4. Regarding Acts and Regulations, all pertinent national legislation is included.

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD

This unit standard is for persons required to assess the emergency situation and providing basic Life Support and basic First Aid in order to stabilise patients prior to transfer to the emergency services.

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of emergency scene management
  • Demonstrate an understanding of elementary anatomy and physiology
  • Assess an emergency situation
  • Apply First Aid procedures to the life-threatening situation
  • Treat common injuries


LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
Communication at ABET level 3
Mathematical Literacy at ABET level 3

UNIT STANDARD RANGE
The recognition and management of a range of emergencies according to the prescribed protocols.
Rendering basic First Aid to the community even if the required resources have to be improvised.

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD

This unit standard is to enable the first responder to react to emergencies at an advanced first aid level, until the arrival of more professional emergency personnel.

Qualifying learners will be capable of:

  • Explaining the principles of advanced first aid in emergencies.
  • Demonstrating an advanced level of preparedness to deal with sudden illness or emergency.
  • Assessing and managing an emergency scene/disaster.
  • Describing the anatomy and explaining the physiology of the human body systems in terms of injury or sudden illness.
  • Applying primary first aid for all age groups according to accepted current first aid protocols.
  • Explaining and managing shock.

    NB: The certificate of competence associated with this Unit Standard will be valid for only three years to ensure the holder’s continued competency through regular re-assessment. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

  • Communication at NQF Level 2.
  • Mathematical literacy at NQF Level 2.
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UNIT STANDARD RANGE
This unit standard can be achieved wholly, or in part, through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). The learner seeking RPL must meet the requirements agreed to between the provider and the relevant ETQA or ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA. Evidence may be presented in a variety of forms, including previous international or local qualifications, portfolios including reports, testimonials, evidence of mentoring, work records and performance appraisals. The applicant will be assessed in terms of the specific outcomes and related assessment criteria.

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