PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD
The person credited with this unit standard is able to distinguish between an emergency and an incident as well as understanding the different types of emergencies that may take place in the workplace. The learners will be able to explain the types of emergency alarms in the workplace, the procedures for responding to them and the methods and procedures which need to be applied in an assembly area after an alarm.
The qualifying learner is capable of:
Explaining different types of emergencies that may be encountered in a workplace.
Explaining various responses to an alarm.
Explaining actions required of a safety officer in an assembly area.
Explaining the functions of an emergency control centre.
LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
Communication at NQF Level 1 or equivalent.
Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1 or equivalent.