PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD
This unit standard requires learners to be able to identify and help prevent fatigue in the workplace. Fatigue is responsible for reduced productivity and increased carelessness and/or error which lead to life threatening situations or emergencies.
The qualifying learner is capable of:
Identifying the causes of fatigue.
Describing means of preventing fatigue.
Managing the treatment of fatigue.
LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
Communication at NQF Level 1 or equivalent.