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Domain – Occupational Health and Safety Practice

Level Credits Unit Standard (US) Description
1 3 Credits 497 Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements
2 3 Credits 17459 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of safe manual handling practices in the workplace
2 4 Credits 17593 Apply safe work practices in the workplace
2 4 Credits 19522 Undertake job safety analysis
2 2 Credits 21337 Demonstrate knowledge of sleep and sleep management in relation to work performance
2 6 Credits 22316 Demonstrate knowledge of the management of drug and/or alcohol-related problems in the workplace
2 4 Credits 25043 Lockout and reinstate machinery in the workplace
2 2 Credits 25046 Describe hazard identification and control, and apply risk assessment procedures under supervision in the workplace
2 3 Credits 25048 Handle dangerous and hazardous goods in the workplace
3 4 Credits 11961 Handle and store hazardous substances in the workplace
3 4 Credits 17585 Demonstrate knowledge of working safely in extremes of temperature
3 4 Credits 17586 Demonstrate knowledge of electrical safety in the workplace
3 4 Credits 17588 Apply for, accept, and carry out work according to a work permit in the workplace
3 6 Credits 17590 Issue worksite specific work permits
3 8 Credits 17591 Demonstrate knowledge of the prevention and management of Discomfort, Pain and Injury (DPI) in the workplace
3 4 Credits 17592 Identify the causes of back injury and methods to prevent back injuries in the workplace
3 3 Credits 17594 Demonstrate knowledge of hearing conservation in the workplace
3 8 Credits 17596 Demonstrate knowledge of safety observer responsibilities in the workplace
3 3 Credits 17600 Explain safe work practices for working at heights
3 4 Credits 17602 Apply hazard identification and risk assessment procedures in the workplace
3 3 Credits 18408 Demonstrate knowledge of fire and emergency warden duties in the workplace
3 4 Credits 18426 Demonstrate knowledge of hazards associated with confined spaces
3 3 Credits 20645 Describe the requirements of the HSNO Act 1996 relevant to approved handlers
3 4 Credits 20733 Demonstrate knowledge of safe storage and handling of hazardous substances in the workplace
3 8 Credits 21467 Store and handle workplace chemicals
3 4 Credits 25042 Prepare a workplace health and safety improvement plan using data analysis and productivity measures
3 4 Credits 25044 Wear and operate compressed air breathing apparatus in the workplace
3 4 Credits 25045 Employ height safety equipment in the workplace
3 2 Credits 25458 Perform urine specimen collection in the workplace for drug testing
3 4 Credits 25510 Operate an atmospheric testing device to determine a suitable atmosphere exists to work safely
3 2 Credits 29315 Describe the role and functions of the Health and Safety Representative in a New Zealand workplace
4 4 Credits 15189 Implement a health and safety plan for a workplace
4 5 Credits 17589 Monitor, control and audit work permit systems
4 8 Credits 17595 Explain health and safety management requirements for contractors working on site
4 5 Credits 17599 Plan a confined space entry
4 6 Credits 17601 Produce an occupational health and safety incident investigation
4 4 Credits 18410 Manage hazard identification and control on plant and machinery
4 6 Credits 18411 Explain organisational injury management procedures
4 6 Credits 18412 Explain the requirements of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996
4 5 Credits 19340 Explain the establishment and operation of a workplace health and safety committee
4 6 Credits 19341 Demonstrate knowledge of Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) studies in the workplace
4 5 Credits 19521 Explain the requirements of the Health and Safety in Employment (HSE) Act 1992
4 4 Credits 25511 Perform urine drug screening in the workplace
4 10 Credits 5616 Develop and implement a hazard management system for a selected business operation
4 15 Credits 5619 Conduct an occupational health and safety management systems audit for a selected business operation
4 6 Credits 6575 Develop occupational safety and health recommendations for improving ergonomic conditions
5 5 Credits 5618 Maintain standards of practice in an occupational health and safety practice
5 4 Credits 6988 Develop an occupational safety and health proposal for an ergonomics project
6 10 Credits 27243 Lead a Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) study in the workplace
6 20 Credits 5615 Develop systems for occupational health and safety management practice
6 30 Credits 5617 Facilitate hazard management in an occupational health and safety practice
6 30 Credits 5620 Evaluate occupational health and safety standards and practice
6 20 Credits 5621 Plan and evaluate programmes to promote occupational health and safety practice