Conduct a continuous risk assessment in a workplace

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Conduct a continuous risk assessment in a workplace

Conduct a continuous risk assessment in a workplace

Description

UNIT STANDARD

Number

120330

Title

Conduct a continuous risk assessment in a workplace 

NQF Level

3

Credits

4

Purpose of the unit standard

Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to

ü  Explain the legal and specified requirements for conducting continuous risk assessments

ü  Prepare to conduct a continuous risk assessment

ü  Conduct a continuous risk assessment

ü  Initiate remedial action and follow up on Continuous Risk Assessment

Learning assumed to be in place

It is assumed that the learner has the following knowledge and skills:

ü  Communication at NQF Level 2.

ü  Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2 

Unit standard range

NB: All the Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria are assessed in accordance with legal and specified requirements and - where applicable - consequences to health and safety.

Specified requirements include legal and site-specific requirements and are contained in one or more of the following documents:

Legal:

  Mine Health and Safety Act

  Occupational Health and Safety Act

  Chief Inspector of Mines' Directives

Site-specific:

  Health and safety agreements

  Codes of practice

  Standards

  Standards task procedures

  Risk Assessments procedures

  Occupational Health and Safety Risk Management Programme

  Managerial Instructions

  Mine Standard Procedures

  List of Recorded OH&S Risks

  Working Guides / Permits

  MSDS

  Equipment and Materials Specifications 

Specific outcomes and assessment criteria

Specific outcome 1: Explain the legal and specified requirements for conducting continuous risk assessments

Assessment criteria

ü  The continuous risk assessment process is explained

ü  The relevant documentation required for conducting a continuous risk assessment is named. Types of documentation include, but are not limited to:

  Pre use checklists

  Planned task observations forms

  Critical parts inspection form

  Structured inspection checklists

  Mine Standards

  Procedures

  Task directives

  Analyses

ü  The relevant hazards and risks likely to be encountered during a specific continuous risk assessment are named

ü  The importance of conducting continuous risk assessment in a manner that fosters teamwork and avoids conflict is explained

Specific outcome 2: Prepare to conduct a continuous risk assessment

Assessment criteria

ü  Appropriate documentation appropriate is selected

ü  Various physical and environmental conditions which could exist are evaluated

ü  The persons, tools and the materials required to conduct the continuous risk assessment are verified as fit for purpose and available

ü  Consequences for not conforming to legal and specified requirements in preparing for risk assessment are explained

Specific outcome 3: Conduct a continuous risk assessment

Assessment criteria

ü  The prevailing conditions at the scene of the incident are determined by using accepted Hazard identification is conducted correctly. Significant hazards are systematically identified, utilising the elected hazard identification technique. Techniques include, but are not limited to:

  Pre use checklists

  Planned task observations

  Critical parts inspections

  Structured inspections

ü  Relevant documentation is completed

Specific outcome 4: Initiate remedial action and follow up on Continuous Risk Assessment

Assessment criteria

ü  Remedial action for hazards is implemented accordingly

ü  Follow-up action on continuous risk assessments is implemented accordingly

ü  The consequences of non-compliance to the procedures for initiating remedial action and follow-up on continuous risk assessment are explained

CCFO

ü  Solve problems. By doing the continuous risk assessment, the individual will be required to embark on remedial action, which requires problem solving

ü  Work effectively with others as a member of a team / group / organization / community. The individual will have to take reasonable care of oneself and other's safety in the workplace, which shows concern for entire team and not only oneself

ü  Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively. As part of the team, the individual will take into account the activities around him/her and ensure that his/her actions are complementary

ü  Collect, organize and critically evaluate information. When doing the continuous risk assessment, the individual will have to collect and organise information in such a way that he/she will be able to evaluate it and make decisions

ü  Communicate effectively using visual, mathematics and language skills in the modes of oral and written presentations. Remedial action resulting from doing the continuous risk assessment, must be communicated to all relevant persons

ü  Use science and technology effectively and critically (showing responsibility toward the environment and health of others). Science and technology are used at the appropriate level, e.g. in interpreting data

ü  Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems. He/she must understand the impact of his/her or others' actions in the overall objectives of the workplace


Course Content

  • FileREQUIREMENTS
  • URLREQUIREMENTS
  • FileResponsibilities
  • URLEmployer Responsibilities
  • FileSummary of Legal Requirements
  • URLLegal Requirements Employers and Employees
  • FileCode of Practice
  • URLCode of Practice
  • FilePurpose of Workplace Inspections
  • URLWorkplace Inspections
  • FileAccidents in the Workplace
  • URLAccidents in the Workplace
  • FilePrepare for the inspection
  • URLPrepare for the inspection
  • FileWorkplace Procedures
  • URLInternal Responsibility System
  • FileCONDUCT A RISK ASSESSMENT
  • URLRISK ASSESSMENT
  • FileRisk Assessment Form
  • FileREPORTING
  • URLREPORTING
  • QuizLEARNER ASSESSMENT
  • AssignmentWorkplace Research Assessment