Jump on this course to learn how to Maintain Occupational Health in the Workplace.
This course introduces knowledge about HIV/AIDS that will enable learners to be informed and caring workers in an industry and managers to develop appropriate policies to deal with the pandemic. The focus is knowledge, skills, values and attitudes in relation to the learner and management with a view to creating a caring environment in the workplace and the community.
A learner accredited with this standard will be able to demonstrate applied competence in occupational health, safety awareness of environmental issues and general housekeeping based on statutory and industry requirements.
Learners acquiring this course will be learning how to work within a health and safety environment, where acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to learner`s job, or chances of finding employment.
The focus of this course is on:
- The effect of HIV/AIDS on the individual, the workplace and society.
- The effect of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on the economy, society, an organisation and a specific workplace.
- Transmission by body fluids and mother to child transmission.
- Identifying hazards
- Evaluating hazards
- Controlling hazards
- Explaining and using relevant legislation and regulations
- Gathering and organising occupational health, safety and environmental information from the workplace
- Carrying out occupational health and safety training
- Explaining the principles of advanced first aid in emergencies.
- Demonstrating an advanced level of preparedness to deal with sudden illness or emergency.
- Assessing and managing an emergency scene/disaster.
- Describing the anatomy and explaining the physiology of the human body systems in terms of injury or sudden illness.
- Applying primary first aid for all age groups according to accepted current first aid protocols.
- Explaining and managing shock.