This unit standard will be useful for persons who are required to conduct continuous hazard identification and risk assessment within an underground working place to ensure a healthy and safe environment to work in.
People credited with this unit standard are able to:
- Explain the specified requirements pertaining to continuous hazard identification and risk assessment
- Prepare for hazard identification
- Identify hazards and assess risks
- Initiate remedial and follow-up action.The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this unit standard are essential for social and economic transformation and contribute to the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector.This unit standard is intended to promote general skills, knowledge and understanding of continuous hazard identification and risk assessment within a working place in the mining and minerals sector in order to ensure knowledgeable, informed and safe workers.