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View Unit : Assess and address risk to the environment

Unit
Unit Reference Number
J/601/9047
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Assess and address risk to the environment
Unit Level
Level 2
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
14
Unit Credit Value
2
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
1.4 Public Services
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

This unit must be assessed using naturally occurring evidence from the workplace

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

Be able to identify the risks to the environment arising as a result of workplace activities

1.1

Describe current environmentally-friendly working practices relevant to the workplace

1.2

Identify workplace instructions, precautions and procedures relating to the control of risks to the environment

1.3

Identify any current working practices, materials, products or equipment which present a risk to the environment

1.4

Explain the importance of remaining alert to the presence of hazards to the environment in the whole work place

1.5

Identify the people in the workplace to whom environmental matters should be reported

1.6

Report any occurrences that could cause harm to the environment, for example;

• differences between legal regulations and workplace instructions

• the use of materials or products hazardous to the environment

• hazards which present high risk to the environment

2

Be able to minimise risks to the environment arising as a result of workplace activities

2.1

Comply with the relevant legal requirements and workplace environmental instructions for the job role

2.2

Use resources and materials effectively and efficiently

2.3

Follow suppliers’, manufacturers’ and workplace instructions for the safe use and storage of materials, products and equipment

2.4

Explain the importance of dealing with, or promptly reporting, risks to the environment

2.5

Communicate suggestions for limiting risks to the environment to the responsible person

2.6

Follow the correct instructions for disposal of materials and products which can be hazardous to the environment

Equivalent Units
There are no equivalences to display.
2.4.6.0L