Course Title: Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: OHTH5729C

Course Title: Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C3312 - Certificate III in Plumbing

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Program Manager - Warren James
Tel: +61 3 9925 4632
Email: warren.james@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

Nil

Course Description

This unit specifies the mandatory requirements of occupational health and safety and how they apply to the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses responsibilities for health and safety, risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.
 


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

Element:

1. Prepare to enter a work area

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Work area access permits are obtained from appropriate personnel according to established procedures
1.2 Safe work methods for controlling risk obtained, read and understood prior to undertaking a work activity.
1.3. Preparations for electrical and non-electrical isolation are carried out to prevent creation of hazards from loss of machine/system/process control according to established procedures.
1.4 Tools and equipment needed for the work are checked for safety and correct functionality according to established procedures and regulatory requirements.

Element:

2. Apply safe working practices

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Safe work methods for controlling risk are followed accurately.
2.2 Workplace procedures for dealing with accidents, fires and emergencies are followed according to work procedures and scope of responsibility and competencies.

Element:

3. Follow workplace procedures for hazard identification and risk control

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Hazards are identified and control measures implemented and monitored through active participation in the consultation process with employer and other employees.
3.2 Hazards in the work area are recognised and reported to appropriate personnel according to established procedures.
3.3 OHS records of incidents are completed in accordance with regulatory requirements and established procedures.
3.4 Workplace instructions and training are followed accurately within established procedures.


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities include in class workbook activities and researching industry practices and standards. This may include online learning activities. Students are expected to undertake design, size and documentation to relevant industry standards to include sustainability and WHS principles.


Teaching Schedule

Week beginning/SessionTopicLearning Activities/ResourcesElements/ Performance criteriaAssessments
Session 1Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

Workbook worksheet

 

1.3

1.1/3.4

 
Session 1 con’tApply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

SWMS

WHS requirements

1.3

1.1/3.4

Underpinning questions

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Learning activities include in class workbook activities and researching industry practices and standards. This may include online learning activities. Students are expected to undertake design, size and documentation to relevant industry standards to include sustainability and WHS principles.


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.


Assessment Tasks

Students are required to complete two different types of assessment tasks
1. Workbook activities as evidence of classroom participation ( 60% weighing)
2. SWMS & Underpinning questions ( 40% weighing)

To successfully complete this unit, a student needs to be deemed competent (CA grade) in all three assessment tasks.
Grading Criteria:
NYC - Not yet competent
CA - Competence Achieved
DNS - Did not submit assessment


Assessment Matrix

Assessment TaskElement/ PCPercentage Weighting
Workbook Activities1.3

1.1/3.4

60%
SWMS & Underpinning questions1.3

1.1/3.4

40%

Other Information

Academic Misconduct

Students are reminded that cheating, whether by fabrication, falsification of data, or plagiarism, is an offence subject to University disciplinary procedures. Plagiarism in oral or written presentations is the presentation of the work, idea or creation of another person, without appropriate referencing, as though it is one’s own. Plagiarism is not acceptable.
The use of another person’s work or ideas must be acknowledged. Failure to do so may result in charges of academic misconduct which carry a range of penalties including cancellation of results and exclusion from your course.
Students are responsible for ensuring that their work is kept in a secure place. It is also a disciplinary offence for students to allow their work to be plagiarized by another student.
Students should be aware of their rights and responsibilities regarding the use of copyright material. It is strongly recommended that students refer to the Guidelines for Students at the RMIT University Homepage

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