Health & Safety Training Level 3

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  • Intro to Health & Safety Management- Level 3 NZQA Unit Standards 497, 17602, 17593, 19522

    People credited with these unit standards are able to: Identify and describe legislative rights and responsibilities for workplace health and safety; describe the systems approach to workplace health and safety; and explain how hazards are defined in the HSE Act. Describe hazards that may harm workers, the work environment, and organisations; explain health and safety requirements for hazard control; describe hazard control methods; and identify hazards and apply risk assessment procedures.Identify the principles of workplace safety in a given workplace and demonstrate safe work practices in a specific workplace. Prepare a work method statement; undertake a job safety analysis; and develop safe operating procedures.

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  • Prevent Back Injury NZQA Unit Standard 17592

    People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the structure and function of the spine; identify the risk factors for occupational back injury; identify back care techniques; and identify work place control measures to reduce the risk of back injury.

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  • Electrical Safety NZQA Unit Standard 17586

    People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the effects of electrical accidents on humans and property; demonstrate knowledge of safe work practices with electrical equipment in relation to the prevention of electrical accidents; and explain the correct response to electrical accidents and injuries.

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  • Manual Handling NZQA Unit Standard 17459

    This unit standard is for people who require basic knowledge and skills for the manual handling of goods in the workplace. People credited with this unit standard are able, in the workplace, to: demonstrate knowledge of types of manual handling risks; describe injury risk reduction measures for manual handling; use safe manual handling practices with mechanical aids; and use safe manual handling practices without mechanical aids.

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  • Hearing Conservation NZQA Unit Standard 17594

    People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the mechanism of hearing, and the causes of hearing impairment; how sound intensity is measured, the hearing comfort zone, and the effects of noise on the hearing mechanism; types of, and the benefits of using, hearing protection equipment; and workplace hearing protection programme requirements.

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  • Drug & Alcohol Awareness NZQA Unit Standard 22316

    This unit standard is intended for people who work in drug and/or alcohol prevention programmes in the workplace.  They do not hold a management role but are carrying out these duties in addition to their everyday work role. People credited with this unit standard are able to: define drug classifications, offences and penalties in terms of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975; describe the behaviour and protocols that are used when dealing with individuals under the influence of drugs; and describe how workers with drug and/or alcohol related problems are managed in the organisation.

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  • Management of Discomfort, Pain and Injury (DPI) NZQA Unit Standard 17591

    This unit standard is for people involved in the prevention and management of DPI in the workplace. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe what is meant by DPI; outline the groups of contributory factors and how they combine to result DPI; describe contributory factors individuals and workplaces need to consider when preventing and managing DPI; and outline measures used to manage the risks to staff experiencing DPI.

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