Handling and Controlling Hazardous Material

Unit Standard Title

Handling and Controlling Hazardous Material

Unit Standard ID


NQF Level

Level 3




Refresher: 1 Day
Novice: 2 Days

Entry Level

This unit standard has been designed as part of a progression. It is one of a series of unit standards for safety, health and environmental protection in the field of manufacturing and engineering.

Purpose of Unit Standard

A learner accredited with this standard will now be capable of handling and storing hazardous/dangerous goods safely in accordance with national and international statutory requirements in any freight handling environment.

Course Outcomes

Generate and consider options and possibilities for the demarcation and safe handling and storage of dangerous/hazardous/dangerous goods with due consideration for the environment (this competency should be assessed by making use of classroom discussions and a project)

Identify the most appropriate course of action in relation to:
a. Safe working practices and procedures in the handling and storage of specific dangerous and hazardous/dangerous goods;
b. Potential hazards in the working environment.

Explain the choice of a particular method of handling and storage in relation to specific hazardous/dangerous freight types, the precautions to take and the aspects of applicable legislation taken into account.

Assessment & Certification
  • Summative assessment is conducted by Ikaheng
  • A certificate of competence is issued
  • All staff to hand in certified ID's
Costing Per Course
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