3. Understand legislated and company-required health, safety, environmental and security practices

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS in a workplace, and its effects on a business sub-sector, own organisation and a specific workplace (Preview)

Length: 600 minutesAuthor: ISS OnlineComplexity: Standard

US No. 13915 NQF Level 03 Credits  4 Purpose: This unit standard provides a broad introduction to HIV/AIDS in the workplace. It introduces a broad case of knowledge about HIV/AIDS that will enable learners to be informed and caring workers in an industry. The focus is knowledge, skills, values and attitudes in relation to the learner`s own context and experience of the world of work. Unit standard range: The effect of HIV/AIDS on the individual, the workplace and society. The effect of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on the economy, a sub-sector, and organisation and a specific workplace. Outcomes:

  1. Know and understand HIV/AIDS and its effects on the human immune system
  2. Know and understand how HIV/AIDS is transmitted
  3. Know what behaviour is safe and what behaviour carries the risk of HIV transmission.
  4. Know what behaviour is safe and what behaviour carries the risk of HIV transmission.
  5. Know and understand the implications of the HIV/AIDS pandemic

Maintaining occupational health, safety and general housekeeping (Preview)

Length: 600 minutesAuthor: ISS OnlineComplexity: Standard

US No. 8016 NQF Level 03 Credits  8 Purpose: A learner accredited with this standard will be able to demonstrate applied competence in occupational health, safety awareness of environmental issues and general housekeeping based on statutory and industry requirements. Unit standard range: The applied competence expressed in this standard cover largely familiar scenarios requiring limited discretion and judgement. The learner will have significant responsibility however, for ensuring the quality of health, safety, environmental and general housekeeping across a wide range of freight handling contexts. Outcomes:

  1. Use the correct protective clothing and equipment.
  2. Implementing and complying with the relevant procedures.
  3. Implementing selected mechanisms for the minimising of risks.

Handle a crime situation (Preview)

Length: 600 minutesAuthor: ISS OnlineComplexity: Standard

US No. 117833 NQF Level 03 Credits  6 Purpose: A Person credited with this unit standard will be able to identify the measures necessary to prevent and manage a crime related incident, and to address personal safety issues and asset security, in order to make any environment more secure for the person and for assets. Unit standard range: The applied competence expressed in this standard covers the knowledge and understanding of preventing and managing a crime situation, which is necessary for learners who work in the broader South African economy. The range includes innovative responses to unfamiliar and unpredictable problems, using basic analytical interpretation of information. The level assigned to this Unit Standard is appropriate because a fairly narrow range of knowledge and cognitive skills is applied. Outcomes:

  1. Identify and manage potential exposures to the risk of a crime.
  2. Identify underpinning reasons for crime occurring.
  3. Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication after a crime situation.
  4. Demonstrate an awareness of the consequences of a crime incident on those persons directly involved in the crime.

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