PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD
The person credited with this unit standard is able to identify and explain the legal and organisational-specific requirements regulating the reporting and investigation of workplace incidents. The learners will be able to complete the required reports and be able to process any physical evidence which may have been collected.
The qualifying learner is capable of:
Describing requirements for workplace safety, health and environment incident investigation.
Gathering information for workplace safety, health and environment incident investigations.
Conducting post-investigation activities.
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.
UNIT STANDARD RANGE
For the purpose of this unit standard, conducting an investigation is limited to the actions carried out immediately the incident happens or is discovered.
Environmental incidents include but are not limited to ventilation incidents.
Safety and health incidents refer to hygiene and medicine.