|Course Code||HS 8||Unit Standard||259597||Course Title||Explain emergency preparedness and response procedures (Emergency planning)|
|Duration||1 day||Delivery Method||Notional Hours:- 9 Hours theory and 21 hours Workplace Assignment portfolio.|
|Per the Booking Form||Includes||Learner Workbooks, pens, practical’s, assessment, Certificate (on successful completion)|
|Intended for||Managers, Supervisors and Safety Officers, SHE Representatives and as part of a qualification. This unit standard has been designed as part of a progression. It is one of a series of unit standards for safety, health and environmental protection.|
The person credited with this unit standard is able to distinguish between an emergency and an incident as well as understanding the different types of emergencies that may take place in the workplace. The learners will be able to explain the types of emergency alarms in the workplace, the procedures for responding to them and the methods and procedures which need to be applied in an assembly area after an alarm.
The qualifying learner is capable of:
· Explaining various responses to an alarm.
· Explaining actions required of a safety officer in an assembly area.
· Explaining the functions of an emergency control centre.