Health & Saftey Training

Basic Fire Fighting

US ID: 252250
A learner credited with this unit standard will be capable of identifying, containing, preventing and extinguishing different types of fires by operating basic fire fighting equipment.

The qualifying learner will be capable of:

  • Identifying different types of fires.
  • Explaining and practice fire prevention.
  • Operating basic fire fighting equipment.
  • Perform basic fire fighting procedures.
Environmental Awareness

US ID: 12512
Qualifying learners are able to explain why the environment is important and demonstrate how we should preserve it at home and at work in a commercial, industrial, pharmaceutical, food handling, domestic and health care cleaning and waste management environment

First Aid Level 1

US ID: 119567
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
First Aid Level 2

US ID: 120496
This Unit Standard will be useful for employees to enable them to provide primary emergency care (first aid) in response to an occupational risk induced or any health emergency in their specific workplaces.

Qualifying learners are able to:

  • Demonstrate the principles of primary emergency care.
  • Assess and control a single injury emergency scene in the workplace.
  • Demonstrate primary emergency life support for adults, children and infants.
  • Explain and manage shock.
  • Carry out secondary assessment of the sick or injured person and provide appropriate primary emergency care at the scene.
  • Keep records of the incident/accident.
Hazardous Chemicals

US ID: 244073
Learners who demonstrate competence as described in the outcomes of this unit standard will be able to receive, handle and store hazardous chemicals safely in a processing environment.

The qualifying learner is able to:

  • Prepare to receive hazardous chemicals.
  • Receive and check chemicals.
  • Handle chemicals safely.
  • Conduct post-handling processes.
  • Store hazardous chemicals for production requirements.
Health and Safety Representative

US ID: 9964
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.

HIV/AIDS Understanding

US ID: 8494
A person assessed as competent against this unit standard will be able to:

  • Describe and explain nature of HIV/AIDS.
  • Describe transmission routes.
  • Describe and explain practices which reduce and prevent risk of infection.
  • Describe and analyze attitudes toward HIV and AIDS in the workplace. This competence will equip individuals to reflect on and make informed choices about their attitudes and behavioral practices. It will also contribute to building a wider understanding of HIV/AIDS issues; to the rights of people living with HIV and AIDS; and to workplaces which are more responsive to the needs of those living with HIV and AIDS.
Incident Investigation

US ID: 120335
Learners credited with this unit standard will be able to demonstrate the ability to conduct investigations into workplace incidents. The competency includes all the activities required to successfully conduct incident investigations.

OHS Act

US ID: 242668
This Unit Standard is intended for all managers who should know the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and the consequences of non-compliance. It will be useful for managers at all levels as well as safety and security officers, compliance officers and learners in commercial and industrial insurance.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Explaining the basic principles of the Act and accompanying Regulations.
  • Explaining the requirements for minimum compliance stipulated in the Act.
  • Interpreting the management controls required to achieve compliance.
  • Explaining the obligations of managers in terms of communication and training.
Risk Assessment

US ID: 120330

Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to:

  • Explain the legal and specified requirements for conducting continuous risk assessments.
  • Prepare to conduct a continuous risk assessment.
  • Conduct a continuous risk assessment.
  • Initiate remedial action and follow up on Continuous Risk Assessment.
Work Permit System

US ID: 244078
Learners who demonstrate competence as described in the outcomes of this Unit Standard will understand the importance and the implementation of a permit system in an industrial manufacturing environment.

The qualifying learner is able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the underlying principles of a permit system.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of permit requirements.
  • Participate in meeting permit requirements.
  • Collect permit on completion of work or when permit conditions change.
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