Basic H&S Principles Course, unit standard 259639 (Module 2) aligned

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Course Overview

This unit standard is for those people giving an induction of health and safety principles to new personnel and the person credited with this unit standard is able to explain the duties of both the employees and employers with regard to Occupational Safety and Heath in the workplace.

It will also enable learners to apply basic health and safety legislation in the form of standards and procedures governing health and safety in the workplace, to ensure that they contribute to a safe, healthy environment for themselves and others.

Learners will be able to understand the requirements that apply to persons entering the workplace and performing any duties therein as well as the requirements for the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), housekeeping and emergency procedures that apply to the workplace.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Explaining both employer and employee duties with regard to occupational safety and health in the workplace.
  • Explaining the general safety rules in a workplace.
  • Explaining the use and application of Personal Protective Equipment in a workplace.
  • Explaining the need for good housekeeping in the workplace.
  • Explaining and applying emergency procedures in the workplace.

Other applicable courses for growth/career path

Evacuation and Fire fighting; First Aid level 1

Learning Assumed to be in place

Communication (Literacy) at NQF Level 1 or equivalent and Mathematical Literacy (Numeracy) at NQF Level 1 or equivalent

Course Overview

This unit standard is for those people giving an induction of health and safety principles to new personnel and the person credited with this unit standard is able to explain the duties of both the employees and employers with regard to Occupational Safety and Heath in the workplace.

 

It will also enable learners to apply basic health and safety legislation in the form of standards and procedures governing health and safety in the workplace, to ensure that they contribute to a safe, healthy environment for themselves and others.

 

Learners will be able to understand the requirements that apply to persons entering the workplace and performing any duties therein as well as the requirements for the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), housekeeping and emergency procedures that apply to the workplace.

 

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Explaining both employer and employee duties with regard to occupational safety and health in the workplace.
  • Explaining the general safety rules in a workplace.
  • Explaining the use and application of Personal Protective Equipment in a workplace.
  • Explaining the need for good housekeeping in the workplace.
  • Explaining and applying emergency procedures in the workplace.

 

Other applicable courses for growth/career path

Evacuation and Fire fighting; First Aid level 1

 

Learning Assumed to be in place

Communication (Literacy) at NQF Level 1 or equivalent and Mathematical Literacy (Numeracy) at NQF Level 1 or equivalent