Health and Safety Option 1

For the National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Workplace Safety) (Level 3)

Students can also choose from Option 2 or Option 3.

Option 1


COMPULSORY - 1 DAY BLOCK

Unit

Level

Credits

Protect health and safety in the workplace

497

1

3

Applied safety practices in the workplace

17593

2

4

Applied hazard identification and control procedures in the workplace

17602

3

4


MANUAL HANDLING – 1 DAY 

 

 

 

Identify the causes of back injury and methods to prevent back injuries in
the workplace

17592

3

4

Demonstrate knowledge of the prevention and management of OOS in
the workplace

17591

3

4


PERMIT TO WORK ISSUERS AND RECEIVERS - 1 DAY

 

 

 

Apply for, accept, and carry out work according to a work permit in
the workplace

17588

3

4

Issue worksite specific work permits

17590

3

6


HEIGHT SAFETY & FALL ARREST – 2 DAY      

 

 

Explain safe work practices for working at heights

17600

3

3

Employ fall arrest systems on building and construction sites

15757

3

4

Demonstrate knowledge of and prepare to use basic safety harness
systems on construction sites

21969

2

3


FIRE SAFETY TRAINING – 1 DAY

 

 

 

Demonstrate knowledge of fire and emergency warden duties in the workplace

18408

3

3

Explain principles of fire science

4647

2

1

Suppress fire with hand held extinguishers and fixed hose reels

3271

2

1


The modules below to be selected as per industry requirements to a
maximum of 13 credits

 

 

 


MODULE 1: CONFINED SPACE - 2 DAY

 

 

 

Demonstrate knowledge of hazards associated with confined space

18426

3

4

Plan a confined space entry

17599

4

5

Operate an atmospheric testing device to determine a suitable atmosphere exists
to work safely

25510

3

4


MODULE 2: CHEMICAL HANDLING – HSNO - 1 DAY

 

 

 

Demonstrate knowledge of safe storage and handling of hazardous substances in
the workplace

20733

3

4

Describe the requirements of the HSNO Act 1996 relevant to approved handlers

20645

3

3


DANGEROUS GOODS - 1 DAY

 

 

 

Demonstrate knowledge of law and practice for the transport of dangerous goods by
road

16718

3

4