PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD
The person credited with this unit standard will be able to understand the legislation that applies to occupational health and safety; the impact that non-compliance would have in the workplace and understand the inspection protocols applicable to the workplace. Learners will also be able to carry out physical inspections and record, report and deal with the results of the inspection in order to implement corrective and preventative actions.
The qualifying learner is capable of:
Explaining the relevant legal requirements to conduct Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections.
Planning Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections.
Conducting inspections to identify non-compliance in the workplace.
Reporting on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections.
LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in:
Communication at NQF Level 1 or equivalent.
Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1 or equivalent.