Unit Standard 120344 Aligned
Demonstrate knowledge and application of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 85 of 1993 (OHSA) (as amended) and the responsibilities of management in terms of the Act
This Unit Standard is intended for all managers who should know the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and the consequences of non-compliance. It will be useful for managers at all levels as well as safety and security officers, compliance officers and learners in commercial and industrial insurance.
The qualifying learner is capable of:
- Explaining the basic principles of the Act and accompanying Regulations.
- Explaining the requirements for minimum compliance stipulated in the Act.
Interpreting the management controls required to achieve compliance. Explaining the obligations of managers in terms of communication and training.