Risk assessments are the foundation of a health and safety management system. Section 8 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act call for the employer to understand the risks associated with his activities.  

H2 - Risk Assessment (HIRA) - 2 Days

The learner credited with this unit standard will be able to explain why the risk assessment process is the foundation of any health and safety program and promotes a proactive approach to health and safety management.

Qualifying learners will be able to:

  1. Explain the legal and specified requirements for conducting risk assessments
  2. Explain the hazard identification and risk assessment process
  3. Identify core activities
  4. Analyse activities to identify hazards and risks
  5. Identify and implement corrective actions according to recognized hierarchy of controls
Risk Assessment

Skills Programs

This program can be combined with any of the following courses to form a skills program:

INCIDENT INVESTIGATOR – HW/SP/1606393

  1. SAQA Us: 259617 – Conduct an investigation into workplace health safety and environmental incidents – Incident Investigation
  2. SAQA Us: 120330 – Conduct a continuous risk assessment in a workplace – Risk Assessment (HIRA)

 

SUPERVISORS SAFETY TRAINING PROGRAM – HW/SP/1511228

  1. SAQA Us: 259617 – Conduct an investigation into workplace health safety and environmental incidents – Incident Investigation
  2. SAQA Us: 259639 – Explain basic health and safety principals in and around a workplace SHE Principles
  3. SAQA Us: 259597 – Explain emergency preparedness and response procedures – Evacuation Warden
  4. SAQA Us: 120496 – Provide risk based primary care and first aid procedures in a workplace First Aid Level 2
  5. SAQA Us: 259622 – Describe the functions of workplace health and safety representatives SHE Representative
  6. SAQA Us: 120330 – Conduct a continuous risk assessment in a workplace – Risk Assessment (HIRA)
  7. SAQA Us: 13961 – Demonstrate knowledge and use of hand operated firefighting equipment Fire Fighting Level 1

 

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