Haz-Mat Awareness (HS7)

Health and Safety

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)
ETQA   – Level   4 Credits 3
Duration 1 day Delivery Method Notional Hours: 9 Hours Theory and 21 hours Workplace Assignment portfolio.
Cost

 

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.
Purpose:

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.

  • Chief Inspector of Mines’ Directives.

    Outcomes:

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.