Describe the Functions of the SHE Representative
Unit Standard 259622 Aligned
The person credited with this unit standard is able to understand the objectives and statutory requirements pertaining to health and safety in the workplace. The learners will be able to explain the rights, powers, functions, and duties of the workplace health and safety representative and how any errant health, safety, and environmental issues may be handled. Learners will also be able to participate in the safety, health, and environmental structures and measure these activities according to health, safety, and environmental requirements.
The qualifying learner is capable of:
- Describing the framework of workplace health and safety legislation pertaining to health and safety representatives.
- Explaining the specified requirements to conduct safety, health, and environmental representation activities at a working place.
- Addressing safety, health, and environment-related issues within their scope of authority.
- Complying with the activities within safety, health, and environmental structures.