Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of relevant current occupational health and safety legislation
Unit Standard: 120344
NQF Level: 4
Credits : 4
PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD
Learners found competent in this unit standard will be able to explain the basic principles of relevant current health and safety legislation and the consequences of non-compliance.
LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
Communication at NQF Level 1 or equivalent.
Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1 or equivalent.
UNIT STANDARD RANGE
This unit standard covers the current occupational health and safety and mine health and safety regulations.
Specified requirements include legal requirements and are contained in one or more of the following documents:
Current mine health and safety legislation
Current occupational health and safety legislation
By the end of the course, the learner will be able to:
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of the relevant legislation.
Identify and solve problems and make decisions using critical and creative thinking.
By implementing and maintaining health and safety legislation in a workplace, the individual will assist in solving problems.
Collect, organize and critically evaluate information.
When implementing and maintaining health and safety legislation, the individual will have to collect and organise information in such a way that he/she will be able to evaluate it and make decisions.