Course Title: Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: OHTH5471C

Course Title: Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C3227 - Certificate III in Clothing Production

Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff



Julie Wood:

Rhonda Ferguson:

Nominal Hours: 30

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

In this course you will acquire the knowledge and skills to follow defined OHS policies and procedures relating to work being undertaken.

The applies to following defined OHS policies and procedures in order to ensure own safety and that of others in the workplace. Work is conducted under some supervision, usually with limited discretion, initiative and judgement on the job in own work.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN2001B Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures


1. Identify in own work area major cost components of product
or process

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Initiative and enterprise is used to recognise hazards in work
area and report to designated personnel.
1.2 Workplace practices and work instructions for controlling risks are
identified and followed accurately.
1.3 OHS practices and workplace practices for dealing with hazards
are identified and followed.


2. Identify constraints to cost efficiency

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Employee OHS obligations are identified.
2.2 Concepts of duties of care are identified.
2.3 Problem solving strategies are used to address safety problems, inconsistencies or concerns
2.4 Role of team approach in maintaining OHS is identified
2.5 Participate in OHS training


3. Apply cost efficient work practices

Performance Criteria:

3.1 OHS issues are raised with designated personnel
3.2 Contributions are made to participative arrangements
for OHS management in the workplace within workplace
practices and scope of responsibilities.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements

Details of Learning Activities

The course is integrated with LMTCL2001A Use a Sewing Machine & LMTCL2004A Sew Components to form a cluster called Production
1. Occupational Health and Safety Laws: the role of Work Cover and who to contact
2. Ways of contributing to workplace safety: methods of reporting hazards, the role of the Health and Safety Representative and Safety Committee.
3. Participation in O H &S in the workplace: the responsibilities of the employer and the employee.
4. Correct setup of workstation.

Teaching Schedule

Week 1: Introduction to OH&S
Week 2: Set Up Workstation.
Set up of OH&S Class representatives Schedule
Safety Signs Book 1
Week 3: Revision Test on Safety Signs
Introduction to Worksafe and Assignment
Week 4: Machine cleaning and set up workstation
OH&S Book 2
Week 5: Revision Test on Workstation setup
Week 6: OH&S Book 3 Lifting, Storage and Hazards
Week 7: Test on Hazards
Week 8: Worksafe Assignment due
Week 9: OH&S Book 4 The Work Environment
Week 10:Revision Test on The Work Environment
Week 11:OH&S Book 5 Rights and Duties
Week 12:Revision Test On Rights and Responsibilities
Weeks 13 – 16:Continued in class activities using correct OH&S practice in production room.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Essential items students need to bring to all classes:

Closed toe shoes
All sewing machine equipment
Fabric scissors

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include three assessments or projects. Assessments will be in the form of tests for underpinning knowledge and demonstration and observation of your abillity to identify and follow workplace practices for hazard identification and risk control, apply OHS practices to own work and contribute to participative arrangements for management of OHS.. Also by questioning for underpinning knowledge.

Assessment Tasks

Revision Tests on OH&S workbooks
Research Assignment on WORKSAFE
Participation in OH&S Representative Activity
Consistent setup of workstation using correct OH&S Practice

You will be given further information about the assessment tasks in class.

Assessment Matrix

 Revision Tests on OH&S workbooks
Research Assignment on WORKSAFE
OH&S Representative and setup of workstation using correct OH&S practices
1. Identify and follow workplace practices for hazard identification and risk control YesYesYes
2. Apply OH&S practices to own work. YesYes
3. Contribute to participative arrangements for management of OH&S. YesYes

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