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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Participate in employee health, safety and security administration at the workplace 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
123456  Participate in employee health, safety and security administration at the workplace 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Administration 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Public Administration 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 4  NQF Level 04  10 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Learners credited with this Unit Standard are able to implement and apply health and safety requirements to reduce the risks of accident and ill health associated with work activities, whether they affect employees, employers, the self-employed, visitors or the public. They will also be able to look more deeply into general health and safety from a supervisory perspective, and successful candidates will be able to help their organisation whatever the size or activity in improving the health and safety culture.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Demonstrating knowledge and insight into the Compensation for Occupational Injury and Disease Act (COIDA).
  • Conducting a security threat assessment in a defined operational area.
  • Identifying and discussing types of disasters within the context of risk management so as to explain their implications on communities and the municipality.
  • Explaining the effects of chronic illness and other contemporary health issues affect work productivity.
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the purpose of an Emergency Services Division in a municipality. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that the learner is competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 3, or equivalent.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3, or equivalent.
  • Computer Literacy at NFF Level 3, or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate knowledge and insight into the Compensation for Occupational Injury and Disease Act (COIDA). 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The purpose of Compensation for Occupational Injury and Disease Act is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The concept of negligence, as it is used in the Act, is explained with examples of the consequences. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The avenues available to an employee or his/her dependents if they are dissatisfied with the award are identified and explained with examples within own work context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Situations covered by the Compensation for Occupational Injury and Disease Act where the accident or occupational disease does not arise out of and in the course of employment are interpreted within own work context. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Conduct a security threat assessment in a defined operational area. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Security risks associated with a particular operational area are identified and analysed with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Risk potential of certain operating activities is determined within own work context to ensure risk minimisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Solutions to counter/minimize clearly identified risks are recommended to appropriate authority in the required format and time frame. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Identify and discuss types of disasters within the context of risk management so as to explain their implications on communities and the municipality. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Different types of disasters are described with examples in relation to their impact on a micro-level and macro-level. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Legislative responsibilities in relation to different types of disasters are identified which would inform what steps in the disaster planning process must be taken. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Issues and concerns for various disasters are identified and described with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Advantages of disaster planning process are explained with reference to disaster prevention, preparation, recovery and response. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The advantages of disaster planning are identified and described focusing on the design of a comprehensive risk and hazard management plan. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Explain the effects of chronic illness and other contemporary health issues that affect work productivity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The implications of chronic illness in the workplace are explained in terms of lost time, health management and required support structure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Chronic illness related policy adopted by a municipality is explained in relation to employee well-being and safety. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Regulations governing use of tobacco products at the place are explained and applied according to requirements in order to support management's efforts of a clean environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The consequences of stress on work place performance are identified and explained in terms of their impact on work productivity improvement. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Causes of stress in organisations are described focusing on how stress can be managed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Contributions to employee assistance programme are made in the required format to inform management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Techniques of conflict resolution are used according to organisational requirements to aid decision making in the area of employee stress management. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the purpose of an Emergency Services Division in a municipality. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The role of an Emergency Services division is explained with examples of each Emergency Service. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The different resources applied in emergency services and potential disasters are identified in terms of own workplace context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The role players involved in emergency services are identified and their contributions described in terms of their impact on the Emergency Service. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    These include but are not limited to non-governmental organisations, private sector, technical experts, and volunteers.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Possible disaster scenarios are described in case studies with reference to provision of emergency services in the given scenarios. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The learner must demonstrate an understanding of:
  • Basic health and safety principles and procedures
  • COIDA
  • Municipal Finance Management Act
  • Public Sector Finance Management Act
  • Techniques and tools for conducting security threat assessments
  • History of disasters in South Africa 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems pertaining to employee health, safety and security administration in the workplace. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community to ensure that health and safety administrative measures in the municipal sector are adhered to. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in order to effectively conduct a security assessment. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information relating to security assessments to determine appropriate security measures that need to be taken. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively to convey policies and procedures pertaining to health and safety administration to all role-players and stakeholders. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others in effectively administering health and safety procedures. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts relating to health and safety administrative processes within the municipal sector do not exist in isolation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities by integrating the fundamental principles of health and safety management into various work and personal contexts. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  50372   Further Education and Training Certificate: Municipal Finance and Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. ABA Sebenzi 
    2. Africa Corporate Training Institute and HR Consulting 
    3. Africa Institute For Public Administration 
    4. AfroXpert Performance Developement cc 
    5. Alpha Business Consultants 
    6. Amabamba Recruitment 
    7. ARMS - Audit & Risk Management Solutions 
    8. Asiphokuhle Training and Research Institute 
    9. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    10. AVC Corporate Advisory Services (PTY) LTD. 
    11. Bafedile M (PTY) LTD 
    12. Bantubanye Skills 
    13. Basement Business Consultants Pty Ltd 
    14. Bayone Enterprise (Pty) LTD 
    15. Be for sunset trading and projects 266 
    16. Bikologix Projects 
    17. Black Bull Consulting 
    18. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
    19. Boni Africa Events & Development 
    20. Break The Chains Development Services 
    21. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    22. Buyisiwe Management Services (Pty) Ltd 
    23. Colgene Group 
    24. Cool Ideas 1016 (Pty) LTD t/a ESP Consulting 
    25. Cre8ive Organisational Development 
    26. CTAM Training and Consulting 
    27. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    28. Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) 
    29. DialNx Consultants 
    30. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    31. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    32. Elvis Koena Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    33. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    34. Ethembeni Multi Service Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    35. Execuprime Business College (Pty) Ltd 
    36. Express Model 405 
    37. Freddy Mfana Trading Enterprise 
    38. Glere Skills and Consultants 
    39. Glo Leb Training & Development 
    40. Green Horizon Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    41. Growth Management Consulting 
    42. Gudlhuza Development Solutions cc 
    43. Hamonate Consulting 
    44. HDPSA 
    45. Hlaniki Investment Holdings 
    46. Hlombe and Associates 
    47. Institute of Health and Social Care Studies 
    48. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    49. Iziko Capacity Building CC. 
    50. JEPHMAG TRADING PTY LTD 
    51. Jobafrik Consulting 
    52. Josmap Training Institute 
    53. Kairos Training College 
    54. Kalideen Management 
    55. Kamanga Skills Projects 
    56. Karabo Ya Karabo 
    57. Kernel Management and Consulting (PTY) LTD. 
    58. Kgolo Institute 
    59. Kgotla Trading Enterprise 
    60. Khosithi Training 
    61. Kia Chuma 
    62. Kodi Traiding Enterprise 
    63. Konwaba Training Solutions 
    64. Leap Skills Developmemt Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    65. Lekopani Training Institute 
    66. Letlhokoa Management Services CC 
    67. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    68. Lorpen Investments 
    69. Luminous Coaching and Wellness 
    70. Luruli Consulting and Projects 
    71. Luviline Business Solutions 
    72. M.I.C. Training and Development 
    73. Magase and Shakong Projects 
    74. Maile Consulting 
    75. Makavila Suppliers CC. 
    76. Malanga Management Services 
    77. Mamuhle Academy 
    78. Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) 
    79. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    80. Masemase Consultancy CC. 
    81. MashMP Holdings 
    82. Mashphe Logistics Services 
    83. Mathye and Ditlou Dynasty Corporate 
    84. Matsila Holdings 
    85. Mgwezane Training and Events Management CC. 
    86. Miczo's Enterprise 
    87. Milani Nande 
    88. Mimoisa Business Solutions CC 
    89. Misol Projects cc 
    90. MJ Mafunisa Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    91. Mmanape Management Solutions 
    92. MML Consulting CC. 
    93. Mod-Mosh Projects and Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    94. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    95. Mosako Wa Kitso 
    96. Multiple Productive Management Solutions 
    97. NEBSA MANAGEMENT SERVICES CC 
    98. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    99. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    100. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    101. NS Global Academy 
    102. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    103. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
    104. Outeniqua Leadership Institute 
    105. PanAfrican Supply Chain Academy 
    106. Phambili KZN Construction and Development 
    107. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    108. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    109. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    110. Powergate Trading 1040 
    111. Pro Jentibus Sports Development NPC 
    112. Qeto Business Consulting 
    113. Regent Business School (Pty) Ltd t/a Regent Business School 
    114. Sanchaa Connection 
    115. Sasalethu Consulting and Associates 
    116. SEVEN ARROWS PROTECTION ALLIANCE CC 
    117. Sinokuhle Konke Trading Enterprise 
    118. Sisodwa Investment Enterprise 
    119. SJM Squared Construction 
    120. STARPLEX 408 CC 
    121. Summat Training Institute 
    122. SWARANANG MANAGEMENT CONSULTING CC 
    123. Tadi Training & Development Institute 
    124. Thuto Lere Community Empowerment Programme 
    125. Thuto-Boswa Education and Training Solution 
    126. Tlaletso Consultants 
    127. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 
    128. Township Fire and Rescure (Pty) Ltd 
    129. Triads Management Services 
    130. Tsebong Training Centre 
    131. Tshisimani Holdings (PTY) Ltd. 
    132. Twin Peak Technologies 
    133. Tytons (Pty) LTD 
    134. Ukhamba Quality Skills 
    135. Umfolozi FET College 
    136. Umqondo Consultancy 
    137. Umsenge SDCS 
    138. University of Venda 
    139. Vicmat Consultants 
    140. Visionary Academy 
    141. Vuselela FET College - Klerksdorp Campus 
    142. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 
    143. Zambezi Accounting (Pty) Ltd 



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