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MONITOR & MAINTAIN HEALTH & SAFETY STANDARDS IN HORTICULTURE

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SAQA Unit Standard ID 264234 | NQF Level 3 | 5 Credits

·The principles and objectives of the OHS Act within the context of the horticultural environment according to the OHS Act. ·The employer's responsibility to create and maintain a safe working environment in accordance with the relevant provisions of the OHS Act. ·The necessity of providing a chemical store that is suitable for the safe storage of the various chemicals used in the workplace in terms of the particular storage requirements for each of these. ·The various instructional and warning signage that is required in the workplace in terms of their relevance to the particular hazards that may be encountered and the positioning to maximise their visibility. ·The provision of health and safety training for horticultural staff in terms of the frequency of the training and the particular safety aspects that needs to be covered. ·The requirements for the appointment of safety representatives and the benefits of conducting regul…