PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD
Learners credited with this unit standard will be able to explain the importance of integrating safety and health considerations in routine activities within the workplace and identify the critical areas in order to prevent incidents taking place. Learners will be able to measure safety performance against established objectives, deal with any deviations from the set objectives and make recommendations on the development of the safety and health management programme.
The qualifying learner is capable of:
Explaining the requirements for the implementation of a safety and health management programme in the workplace.
Implementing the procedures for evaluating safety and health performance in a workplace, as required by the safety and health management programme.
Evaluating performance of workplace safety activities required by the safety and health management programme.
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.