The skills, values and knowledge reflected in this unit standard are required by people in the field of manufacturing and engineering specifically, but also the individual within the common workplace. Qualifying learners can select and use the appropriate fire fighting equipment to extinguish or control fires in the workplace.
Course Specific Outcomes include: - Discussing and explaining procedures for dealing with fires in the workplace - Indetifying the type of fire, its context and selecting the appropriate fire fighting procedure - Identifying, selecting and checking appropriate fire fighting and safety equipment - Fighting containable/extinguishable fires - Retreating from fire site and handing over to appropriate personnel - Reporting/recording the status of fires and equipmentd
Duration: 1 day
HIV & AIDS Awareness
This unit standard provides a broad introduction to HIV/AIDS in the workplace. It introduces a broad case of knowledge about HIV/AIDS that will enable learners to be informed and caring workers in an industry. The focus is knowledge, skills, values and attitudes in relation to the learner's own context and experience of the world of work.
Course Specific Outcomes include: - Knowing and understanding HIV/AIDS and its effects on the human immune system - Knowing and understanding how HIV/AIDS is transmitted - Knowing what behaviour is safe and what behaviour carries the risk of HIV transmission - Knowing what guidelines and assistance are available to support workers with HIV/AIDS - Knowing and understanding the implications of the HIV/AIDS pandemic
Duration: 3 hours
Management of Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers
In the light of the recent unprecedented outbreak of Ebola in Western Africa, the risk of such a case in South Africa has become a possibility and cannot be ignored. Emergency Medical Services would serve at the frontline of support services and would be essential in the transport of such cases. The objective of this course is to highlight procedures and processes that need to be adhered to for the safe and efficient handling of these cases, suspected and confirmed.
Duration: 1 day
Rescue Techniques in Motorsport
The aim of this course is to familiarise the medical professional with the aspects of rescue that are unique to motorsport. Normal rescue techniques for motor vehicle rescues need to be adjusted to suit the needs of that of motorsport events. This is simply due to the fact that the environment, as well as the vehicles are unique to the sport and should be approached as such. This course will not only focus on the physical rescue of the driver, but also teach the principles that are required for ensuring the safety of the medical team, the rescuers and the driver.
Duration: 1 day
TactiMed (Tactical Combat Casualty Care)
TactiMed training is a set of best practice treatment guidelines for trauma care in the high-threat, prehospital environment. The courses are built upon critical medical lessons learned by US and allied military forces over the past 15 years of conflict. The aim of the course is to provide applicable training to all spheres of providers, civilian and armed, to respond and treat patients in the hostile environment. TactiMed-ASM: For any person looking to learn lifesaving skills for high-threat environments. TactiMed-CLS: For any person with a valid Advanced First Aid certification, looking to expand on their knowledge and skills. TactiMed-MSM: For qualified medical personnel, to add to their existing skills and abilities, according to their scope of practice.
Medical Events Management
The medical management of an event is a detailed process that serves to ensure the safety of the organisers, participants, medical and safety staff, as well as spectators.
This includes ensuring that there are enough medical staff and emergency vehicles, assessing the location of the event for potential high risk areas, ensuring that risk assessments are done and informing the appropriate facilities and/or authorities of the event, in the case of a major incident.