SHE Management / SHE Officer

  • The person credited with this unit standard is able to distinguish between an emergency and an incident as well as understanding the different types of emergencies that may take place in the workplace
  • Describe sources of noise and control noise pollution through the use of Hearing Protection Devices.
  • Understand the importance of compliance to safety, health and environmental legal and other requirements for a specific workplace and the importance of integrating safety, health and environmental considerations into all routine activities at the workplace.
  • Explain the concept of Occupational Hygiene in the working place.
  • Describe recognised environmental factors which influence workplace conditions.
  • Explain the maintenance of acceptable occupational hygiene conditions in the work place.
  • Explain how to deal with abnormal occupational hygiene conditions in the work place.
  • Providing an overview of current, relevant legislation pertaining to compensation for occupational injuries and diseases.
  • Describing the compensation procedure for occupational injuries and diseases.
  • Completing Compensation Commissioner documentation for occupational injuries and diseases.
  • Identify and explain the legal and organisational-specific requirements regulating the reporting and investigation of workplace incidents. The learners will be able to complete the required reports and be able to process any physical evidence which may have been collected.
  • Describing the materials which may be safely manoeuvred by hand.
  • Describing the occupational health and safety requirements for the manual manoeuvring of materials in a workplace.
  • Explaining the governance of workplace hazardous substances.
  • Explaining material safety data sheets (MSDS) for hazardous substances in the workplace.
  • Explaining risks associated with workplace hazardous substances.
  • Controlling workplace hazardous substances.
  • Explain the duties of both the employees and employers with regard to Occupational Safety and Heath in the workplace. Learners will be able to understand the requirements that apply to persons entering the workplace and performing any duties therein as well as the requirements for the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), housekeeping and emergency procedures that apply to the workplace