Course Title: Follow workplace safety procedures

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: OHTH5786C

Course Title: Follow workplace safety procedures

School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Campus: City Campus

Program: C3305 - Certificate III in Science

Course Contact: Namrita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4309

Course Contact Email: namrita.kaul@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Christine Andrews

christine.andrews@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 20

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

None

Course Description

This unit covers the competency to follow occupational health and safety procedures in order to ensure a safe workplace. It includes participating in workplace safety arrangements and following workplace safety procedures. In practice, workplace safety may be demonstrated in the context of other work activities such as accessing and using resources, handling workplace information, using technology in the workplace etc.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

PSPOHS201B Follow workplace safety procedures

Element:

1. Participate in workplace safety arrangements

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Occupational health and safety issues are raised with designated personnel in accordance with workplace procedures and occupational health and safety legislation.
1.2Involvement in workplace safety arrangements is undertaken within organizational procedures and scope of responsibilities and competencies.
 

Element:

2. Follow workplace safety procedures

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Hazards in the work area are recognised and reported to designated personnel according to workplace procedures.
2.2 Workplace procedures and work instructions for ensuring safety are followed.
2.3Workplace procedures for dealing with accidents and other hazardous events are followed whenever necessary within scope of responsibilities and competencies.


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

Tutorials, on-line worksheets, group activities, class discussions


Teaching Schedule


 

 

WeekDateTopic/Activities/Assessments
1 07/04/14OHS laws - Introduction
214/04/14

Computer Lab

Assignment 1

328/04/14MSDS/Chemical storage
 
 405/05/14

Computer Lab
 

Assignment 2

512/05/14

PPE/Biohazards/PC2 Lab

619/05/14

Emergency procedures

 Assignment 3

726/05/14

First Aid lesson

802/06/14Final Open Book Test
 
  

 

  

 

 The 20 hours allowed for this unit are allocated as follows

● Class theory -8 hours
● Practical Activities - 2 hours
● Research work / report completion-9hours
● Theory Test - 1 hour 



 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

This may include assignments, tests and presentations


Assessment Tasks

Assignment 70 %
Open book theoryTest 30 % 
 


Assessment Matrix

Other Information

Extension of time for submission of assessable work- A student may apply for an extension of up to 7 days from the original due date. They must lodge the application form (available on the web http://mams.rmit.edu.au/seca86tti4g4z.pdf ) at least the day before the due date. The application is lodged with the School Admin Office on Level 6, Bdg 51. Students requiring longer extensions must apply for Special Consideration (form available on the Web). For missed assessments such as exams- you (& your doctor if you are sick) must fill out a special consideration form. This form must be lodged at the HUB or online with supporting evidence (eg medical certificate), prior to, or within, 48 hours of the scheduled time of examination.

• Late work that is submitted without an application for an extension will not be corrected

• If you miss an assessment task due to unavoidable circumstances, you need to follow the procedure of special consideration and apply within the allowed time frame.

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