Purpose

Learners credited with this unit standard will be able to demonstrate the ability to conduct investigations into workplace incidents. The competency includes all the activities required to successfully conduct incident investigations

SAQA ID: 120335
NQF Level: 3
Credits: 5
Accrediting SETA: CETA
Duration: 2 days
Recommended Entry Criteria:
• Communication at NQF Level 2
• Grade 10 Mathematical Literacy (NQF Level 2)
Certification Issued: Competency Certificate

Unit Standard Range

NB: All the Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria are assessed in accordance with specified requirements and –
where applicable – consequences to health and safety.

Specified requirements include Current legal and site-specific requirements and are contained in one or more of the
following documents:

Legal:
• Mine Health and Safety Act
• Occupational Health and Safety Act
• Chief Inspector of Mines’ Directives

Site-specific:
• Health and safety agreements
• Codes of practice
• Standards
• Standards task procedures
• Risk Assessments procedures
• Occupational Health and Safety Risk Management Programme
• Managerial Instructions
• Mine Standard Procedures
• List of Recorded OH&S Risks
• Working Guides / Permits
• MSDS
• Equipment and Materials Specifications

Specific Outcomes

  1. Explain the specified requirements for investigating workplace incidents.
  2. Prepare to gather data for the investigation.
  3. Gather and evaluate data.
  4. Perform post-investigation functions.

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