Purpose

The person credited with this unit standard will be able to understand the legislation that applies to occupational health and safety; the impact that non-compliance would have in the workplace and understand the inspection protocols applicable to the workplace. Learners will also be able to carry out physical inspections and record, report and deal with the results of the inspection in order to implement corrective and preventative actions.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

• Explaining the relevant legal requirements to conduct Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections.
• Planning Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections.
• Conducting inspections to identify non-compliance in the workplace.
• Reporting on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections.

SAQA ID: 259619
NQF Level: 2
Credits: 3
Accrediting SETA: TETA
Duration: 1 days
Recommended Entry Criteria:
Learners accessing this qualification will have
demonstrated competence in:
Communication at NQF Level 1 or equivalent.
Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1 or equivalent.

Unit Standard Range

The relevant OHS governance pertains to the learner’s specific work environment and area of responsibility.

Specific Outcomes

1. Explain the relevant legal requirements to conduct Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections.
2. Plan Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections.
3. Conduct inspections to identify non-compliance in the workplace.
4. Report on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) inspections.

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