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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply safety, health and environmental protection procedures 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
13223  Apply safety, health and environmental protection procedures 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Manufacturing and Assembly Processes 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Manufacturing and Assembly 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
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 
The skills, values and knowledge reflected in this unit standard are required by people in the field of manufacturing and engineering.
The learning outcomes in this unit standard also contribute to the exit level outcomes required for various NQF level 3 manufacturing and engineering qualifications.
Qualifying learners can apply relevant safety, health and environmental protection procedures in their place of work to maintain a safe and productive work area. They are able to explain safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations at the workplace, perform safety inspections, and identify and report on unsafe conditions. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
This unit standard has been designed as part of a progression. It is one of a series of unit standards for safety, health and environmental protection in the field of manufacturing and engineering.
The credits allocated to this unit standard assume that a learner has already learned to
  • Work safely and use safety equipment 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The learner is required to apply safety, health and environmental protection procedures as described in the specific outcomes of this standard in his/her area of work. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain and discuss statutory rights, responsibilities and liability regarding safety 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Explain and discuss statutory rights, responsibilities and liability regarding safety, health and the environment in the workplace. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. An understanding of statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations is demonstrated. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Safety and environmental inspections in work area are conducted. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Unsafe conditions are identified and appropriate corrective action taken. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Reports on safety, health and environmental conditions in work area are available. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain and discuss safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Explain and discuss safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations at the workplace. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. An understanding of statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations is demonstrated. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Safety and environmental inspections in work area are conducted. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Unsafe conditions are identified and appropriate corrective action taken. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Reports on safety, health and environmental conditions in work area are available. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Perform safety and environmental inspections in work area 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. An understanding of statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations is demonstrated. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Safety and environmental inspections in work area are conducted. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Unsafe conditions are identified and appropriate corrective action taken. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Reports on safety, health and environmental conditions in work area are available. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Identify unsafe conditions and take corrective action 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. An understanding of statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations is demonstrated. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Safety and environmental inspections in work area are conducted. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Unsafe conditions are identified and appropriate corrective action taken. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Reports on safety, health and environmental conditions in work area are available. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Report on safety conditions in work area 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. An understanding of statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations is demonstrated. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Safety and environmental inspections in work area are conducted. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Unsafe conditions are identified and appropriate corrective action taken. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Reports on safety, health and environmental conditions in work area are available. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Indicators
    1. Explanations are given in a clear manner using appropriate examples from learner's own experience at the workplace
    2. Inspections are performed according to workplace procedures and schedules and are documented as required
    3. Conditions that present a threat to safety, health and the environment are identified, reported and documented promptly
    4. Appropriate corrective actions are promptly identified and appropriate parties consulted about these actions
    5. Ongoing safety concerns in work area are traced and reported until corrective actions are taken
    6. Reports are regularly completed according to workplace's scheduling requirements in a timely manner in the required format
    Understanding confirmed
    Respond to 'what if' and 'why' questions covering:
  • Purpose of applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures
  • Statutory rights, responsibilities and liability and safety, health and environmental objectives, standards and regulations
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions
  • Corrective actions that may be taken
  • Reporting requirements 


  • UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    The assessment will be governed by the policies and guidelines of the MERSETA Education and Training Quality Assuror (ETQA) who has jurisdiction over this field of learning.
    The assessor will (at the very least) be accredited and have a technical qualification in this learning area.
    The learner can be assessed in the language of his/her choice although if s/he has to report incidents or conditions to some one else, s/he will be assessed on his/her ability to report in the language commonly used in the working environment.
    The learner will be assessed in the workplace or by simulation, but can submit documents, projects, test results and assignments that are not produced in the workplace or by the RPL process.
    The learner can be assessed against this unit standard to obtain credits or as part of an integrated assessment for a qualification. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    1. Purpose of:
  • Safety inspections
  • Reporting on safety conditions

    2. Attributes, descriptions, characteristics & properties:
  • Safety and environmental inspections
  • Unsafe conditions

    3. Cause and effect, implications of:
  • Implications of failing to identify and report on unsafe conditions
  • Implications of failing to follow up on safety concerns and corrective actions taken

    4. Procedures and techniques:
  • Safety inspections
  • Reporting on safety conditions

    5. Regulations, legislation, agreements, policies, standards:
  • Applicable safety, health and environmental legislation and regulations
  • Applicable company policies and standards

    6. Relationships, systems:
  • Relationship between applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures and a safe and productive work area 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems:
  • Related to unsafe conditions in work area 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others:
  • To determine corrective actions required and follow up on these 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage myself and my activities:
  • Work in such a manner that I apply safety, health and environmental protection procedures 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information:
  • Gather information on safety conditions in work are and report on these
  • Determine appropriate corrective action 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively:
  • Report on safety conditions in work area 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems:
  • Explain the relationship between applying safety, health and environmental protection procedures and a safe and productive work area 

  • 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: 
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    Core  49752   National Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Core  66449   National Certificate: Foundry Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
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    2011-02-16  MERSETA 
    Core  59669   National Certificate: Mechanical Engineering: Fitting  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  23274   National Certificate: Mechanical Engineering: Fitting  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-06-25  MERSETA 
    Core  59750   National Certificate: Mechanical Engineering: Pipe-Fitting  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
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    Status was "Registered" 
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    Core  20889   National Certificate: Plastics Manufacturing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-04-13  Was MERSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  79407   National Certificate: Polymer Compound Manufacturing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Core  21012   National Certificate: Power and Telecommunication Cable Manufacturing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Core  57899   National Certificate: Printing and Manufacture of Packaging  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Core  58785   National Certificate: Production Technology  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Core  35939   National Certificate: Pulp and Paper Woodyard Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-02-01  Was FPMSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  48437   National Certificate: Road Transport  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Core  49400   National Certificate: Steel Tube and Pipe Manufacturing (Seamless Hot-Finished OR Welded OR Cold-Formed)  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  MERSETA 
    Core  59019   National Certificate: Tissue Conversion  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Core  48798   National Certificate: Tyre and Tyre Component Manufacturing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Core  48795   National Certificate: Tyre Assembly  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Core  48643   Further Education and Training Certificate: Chemical Pulp Manufacturing  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-02-11  Was FPMSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  66349   Further Education and Training Certificate: General Forestry  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Core  48962   Further Education and Training Certificate: Manufacturing and Assembly Logistics (M&AL)  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Core  48649   Further Education and Training Certificate: Meat Examination  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Core  48644   Further Education and Training Certificate: Paper, Board or Tissue Manufacturing  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-02-11  Was FPMSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  48645   Further Education and Training Certificate: Pulp and Paper Chemical Recovery  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-02-11  Was FPMSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  79246   Further Education and Training Certificate: Wild Land Fire Fighting  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2015-06-30  FPMSETA 
    Elective  58718   National Certificate: Metals Processing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  57828   National Certificate: Glass Forming  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CHIETA 
    Elective  58719   National Certificate: Metals Processing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 


    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. A.I.R Training, Consulting & Services 
    2. Al Aydarus Services (Pty) Ltd 
    3. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality Pty Ltd 
    4. Assured Vocational Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    5. Ayasaphe Trading cc 
    6. Better beginning trading and projects pty ltd 
    7. Bikologix Projects 
    8. Blanket Security and SHEQ Solutions 
    9. Bosasa Youth Development Centres (Pty) Ltd 
    10. Central Competent Centre (Pty) Ltd (BLOEMFONTEIN) (TP) 
    11. CMO Logistics Pty Ltd 
    12. Coastal Kzn F.E.T. College - Swinton Road Campus 
    13. College of Cape Town 
    14. College of Cape Town (City Campus) 
    15. Continental Tyres SA (Pty) Ltd (NEW BRIGHTON) (TP) 
    16. Coricraft Group PTY (Ltd) 
    17. Cradle Stars Trading Enterprise 
    18. Cradle Stars Trading Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    19. Customised Training Specialists Trust T/A CTS (PINETOWN) (TP) 
    20. Deloitte 
    21. Deorosma (Pty) Ltd 
    22. DEW CRISP PTY LTD 
    23. Dinaka Business Management & Consulting 
    24. Dithipe Development Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    25. Duzi-Corp 56 
    26. Eastcoast Boards cc 
    27. EDU - FLEET 
    28. Ekurhuleni East College For TVET 
    29. ELASON PRO-ACTIVE SECURITY (PTY) LTD 
    30. Enstra Learning and Development Centre (Pty) Ltd (SPRINGS) (TP) 
    31. Faranang Marketing 
    32. Furniture World Training Centre 
    33. Furntech Mthatha 
    34. Future Discovery Training Academy CC 
    35. Gijima AST Holdings (Pty) Ltd T/A Fundi Training Centre (BENONI) (TP) 
    36. Growth Management Consulting 
    37. Guest Resource Services 
    38. HHO Enterprise 
    39. Hoseah Training and Manufacturing NPC 
    40. IALE School of Advanced Learning Education 
    41. Ikamvelihle Youth Development (Pty) Ltd 
    42. Imbewu Development Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    43. Imperial Logistics & Transport A Div Of Imper 
    44. Inafrica General Trading Pty LTD 
    45. Inkqubela Consultants 
    46. INTERMASIKO CC 
    47. Inyathi Visions 
    48. Izwelethu Black Diamond 
    49. Jericho Safety Consultants (Pty) Ltd (TP) 
    50. Josmap Training Institute 
    51. Joyboy Designs 
    52. KAGISHO BUSINESS CONCEPTS (Pty) LTD 
    53. Kgosi Mampuru Production Workshop 
    54. Khazimula Diamond (Pty) Ltd 
    55. Kingdom Varsity College (Pty) Ltd 
    56. KOKANO PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    57. Kotton Wear (Pty) Ltd 
    58. Leap Projects 
    59. Learncorp 
    60. Learning Exchange Pty (Ltd) 
    61. Legal Environment Safety & Health Requirements cc 
    62. Leribe Training Solutions 
    63. Letaba TVET College 
    64. LETZAA Group 
    65. Lip Holding (pty) LTD 
    66. Londimvelo Consultants 
    67. Longata Consultant 
    68. Magumzane Traiding cc 
    69. Majuba FET College - Newcastle Technology Centre 
    70. Makaota Training Consultants 
    71. Makhuba Development Projects CC 
    72. Makwedeng Training 
    73. Mamuhle Academy 
    74. Masikila Training Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    75. Masizakhe Leanerships cc 
    76. Matsila Holdings 
    77. Mimosa Business Consultants 
    78. Mind Magic Consulting 
    79. MML Consulting CC. 
    80. Mnambithi TVET College 
    81. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    82. MORTERBOARD TRAINING SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    83. Mphahle Consultancy (Pty) Ltd 
    84. Mpontshe Training 
    85. MUHANGWENE DEVELOPMENT ENTERPRISE 
    86. Mukwevho Training and Development 
    87. Myeza Trading Enterprise 
    88. Nalengmokoni Investors (Pty) Ltd 
    89. Ncameni Kasizane Skills Development PTY LTD 
    90. Netgrow Training Solutions 
    91. NETWORX FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT 
    92. New Hope Revival Organisation 
    93. NOSA LOGISTICS PTY LTD 
    94. Nteko Investments 
    95. Ntunzela Trading Enterprise 
    96. NWK Beperk 
    97. Open Learning Group 
    98. OTP 
    99. Oyama Kulwazi Training & Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    100. Parowkloof Investment 
    101. Phambile Skills Training (Pty) Ltd 
    102. PhD Projects SA (Pty) Ltd 
    103. Phephani Learnerships cc 
    104. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    105. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    106. Production Management Institute 
    107. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa (PMI) - Johannesburg 
    108. PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE SA PTY LTD (PORT ELIZABETH) 
    109. Progressive School of Business and Engineering (Pty) 
    110. PS Productive Services (WESTVILLE) (TP) 
    111. PWI CORPORATE TRAINING PTY LTD 
    112. Qualfurn Training & Projects 
    113. Quantum Leap College Pty Ltd 
    114. R Tech Training (Pty) Ltd 
    115. RAMAZWI SECURITY SERVICES CC 
    116. Re Tshepeng Holdings 
    117. Redefined Skills Training & Development (Pty) Ltd 
    118. Rivoni Training N Communicatio 
    119. Royal Express 
    120. RUBICON COMMUNICATIONS 
    121. Sabela Learning Academy 
    122. Salabedla Contracting and Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    123. Seacrest Investments 156 (Pty) Ltd 
    124. SEDIBENG TRAINING CENTRE 
    125. SEJ Skills Academy Pty Ltd 
    126. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
    127. Senwes Beperk 
    128. SETHIKE TRADING 
    129. Silalele Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    130. Siljeur Training Academy 
    131. Silungokuhle (Pty) Ltd 
    132. SIZA NESU TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    133. Skills For Life 
    134. South African ABET Development Agency SAADA 
    135. South African Corporate Training Association 
    136. South African Governance and Business College 
    137. South West Gauteng College - Molapo Campus 
    138. Suidwes Beleggings Eiendoms Beperk 
    139. Swift Skills Academy (SASOLBURG) (TP) 
    140. Tachfin Holdings 
    141. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    142. Tembe Service Providers 
    143. Thando Consulting Services 
    144. The Brokers Learning Centre 
    145. The Crimson CO CC. 
    146. The Finishing College (Pty) Ltd 
    147. THE FURNITURE TECHNOLOGY CENTRE - CAPE TOWN 
    148. The Furniture Technology Centre - KwaMashu 
    149. The Furniture Technology Centre - Nyanga 
    150. The Furniture Technology Centre Umzimkhulu 
    151. THE NEW RECLAMATION GROUP (PTY) LTD (Prospecton) (TP) 
    152. Thothi Consulting 
    153. Thunderflex3 Pty (Ltd) 
    154. Tinotel Communications 
    155. Tirhani SkillsTraining Pty Ltd 
    156. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 
    157. TOVANI TRADING 299 CC 
    158. Tovani Traiding 299 
    159. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    160. Ukubhukuda Trading & Projects 165 
    161. Umbuso Training Services 
    162. Umfolozi FET College 
    163. Umnotho We Afrika Foundation NPC 
    164. UNIVERSITY OF BUSINESS EXCELLENCE(PTY)LTD 
    165. Valotech 274 (Pty) Ltd 
    166. VEB CELE & Associates (Pty) Ltd 
    167. Vicmat Consultants 
    168. VISIONARY SKILLS ACADEMY 
    169. VKB LANDBOU (PTY) LTD 
    170. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 



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