Occupational Safety, Health & Environmental Risk Management
  

Contingency & Emergency Courses

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  • EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS & RESPONSE
  • FIRE CONTROL
  • FIRST AID LEVEL 1
  • FIRST AID LEVEL 2
  • FIRST AID LEVEL 3
  • HIV & AID AWARENESS

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE (Evacuation Warden’s Training)

SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE:116533
Demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of emergency preparedness and response.

Learner’s Objectives

  • Candidates will learn about the different types of emergencies that may be encountered in the workplace
  • Emergency preparedness and demonstrating response appropriate to the situation for example:
  • Emergencies may include: Floods, Fires, Explosions, Seismic events, Power failures, Emission of gas, Sudden release of gases, Chemical incidents, and equipment failure
  • Effects that these emergencies in the workplace may have on worker health and safety is described in accordance with specified requirements
  • The purpose of warning, mandatory, statutory and informative signs is explained and is according to specified requirements.
  • The importance of adhering to the symbolic signs is explained in terms of the consequences to health, safety and production. 
  • Explanation of immediate personal action to be taken, in the event of an emergency, is in accordance with specified requirements. Range:Personal action includes: withdrawal, warning of other workers, reporting, first aid treatment and donning of self – contained self – rescuer.
  • Explanation of restricted and confined areas, travelling ways and escape routes is according to specified requirements.
  • Demonstrations of actions to be taken during prescribed situations confirm understanding of specified requirements.

FIRE CONTROL (LEGAL REQUIREMENT TRAINING)

This course focuses on the prevention and control of Fires.

Learner objectives

  • Understand the common causes of fires and the chemistry of fire and the classification of fires.
  • Understanding the types of extinguishing mediums and the techniques of preventing and fighting basics
  • Demonstrate the ability of using the available equipment in fighting a fire (extinguishers, hose reels, hydrants, foam-inline inductors)

FIRST AID TRAINING – LEVEL 1

This course focuses on First Aid Techniques on most common ailments.

Learner’s Objective

  • Principles of First Aid & Safety
  • Artificial Respiration
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Choking
  • Bandages, wounds and Bleeding
  • Shock, Fainting and Unconsciousness
  • Fractures
  • Burns
  • Head and Spinal Injuries

FIRST AID TRAINING – LEVEL 2

This course covers all aspects covered in Level 1 and treatment of more serious injuries like……..

Learner’s Objectives 

  • Joint injuries and rescue carriers Chest injuries, chest pain and Paralysis
  • Hand and Soft Tissue injuries Eye Injuries
  • Multiple injury Management One and Two Adult Rescue (CPR)
  • Pelvic and Abdominal Injuries Child and infant Resuscitation
  • Environmental Illness and Injuries Burns

FIRST AID TRAINING – LEVEL 3

This course covers all aspects covered in Level 2 and treatment of more serious injuries.

Learner’s Objectives

  • Joint injuries and rescue carriers Chest injuries, chest pain and Paralysis
  • Hand and Soft Tissue injuries Eye Injuries
  • Multiple injury Management Heart attack, one and two Adult rescuer
  • Emergency Child Birth Behavioural Emergencies
  • Pelvic and Abdominal Injuries Child and infant Resuscitation
  • Environmental Illness and Injuries
  • Poisoning, Bites and Stings
  • Emergency child birth
  • Behavioural emergencies

HIV & AIDS AWARENESS TRAINING

This course is at NQF Level 4.
Name of Unit Standard: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of HIV/Aids

Course Contents:
Outcome 1: Explain Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and the progress of the disease
Outcome 2: Explain mother to child transmission of HIV
Outcome 3: Explain Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI’s) and their relationship to HIV and AIDS
Outcome 4: Explain the relationship of Tuberculosis (TB) to AIDS
Outcome 5: Investigate possible treatment options and programmes

Learning assumed to be in place: Recommended Communication Level 4