|Course Code||HS 7||Unit Standard||120370||Course Title||Monitor and make recommendations on the application of health and safety principles regarding hazardous substances in the working place (Hazard identification & Hazard Awareness)|
|Duration||1 day||Delivery Method||Notional Hours: 9 Hours Theory and 21 hours Workplace Assignment portfolio.|
|Per the Booking Form||Includes||Learner Workbooks, pens, practicals, 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.|
Identify, monitor and implementing appropriate preventative measures for exposure to hazardous substances through knowledge of classification, physical states, health effects and disposal methods of hazardous substances in the workplace.
Content: Specified requirements include legal and site-specific requirements and are contained in one or more of the following documents:
Site Specific Requirements: Legal Requirements:
Include and are contained in one or more, but not limited to the following documents:
· Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments (HIRA).
· Occupational Health and Safety Risk Management Programme.
· Relevant Acts: e.g. Mine Health & Safety Act, 1996 (Act no 29/1996), and
· Managerial Instructions.
· Minerals Act and Regulations, 1991 (Act no 50/1991). and Occupational Health and Safety (Act no85/1993).
· Mine Standard Procedures.
· List of Recorded OH&S Risks.
· Mandatory Codes of Practice.
· Working Guides.
· SABS and other relevant Standards.
· Equipment and Materials Specifications.
The qualifying learner is capable of:
· Monitoring, advising and reporting on the scope and understanding of the specified requirements as regards to hazardous substances in a work place.
· Demonstrating knowledge pertaining to the application of methods in preventing exposure to hazardous substances in a work place.
· Demonstrating knowledge pertaining to the classification, physical state, health effects and disposal methods of hazardous substances in a workplace.