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Maintaining occupational health, safety and general housekeeping

Length: 600 minutesAuthor: ISS OnlineComplexity: Standard

US No. 8016
NQF Level 03
Credits  8

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.


  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.