Course Title: Maintain occupational health and safety (OHS) processes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4309 Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management

Course Title: Maintain occupational health and safety (OHS) processes

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2015

Course Contact: Bruce Partland

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8323

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers maintaining OHS processes and defines the standard required to: facilitate meetings and document actions to consider OHS issues in the workplace; distribute information concerning OHS processes and requirements to staff; establish procedures to document the identification of hazards and assessment of risk
covering the operations of the enterprise; provide staff with OHS training in risk assessment, and other areas nominated by risk controls; put emergency procedures in place and organise for safety drills; maintain health and safety records.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

AHCOHS401A Maintain occupational health and safety (OHS) processes


1. Provide information about occupational health and safety

2. Facilitate the participation of workers in OHS observance and decision-making

3. Implement procedures for identifying hazards and assessing and controlling risks

4. Implement workplace procedures for dealing with emergencies and hazardous events

5. Implement and monitor enterprise procedures for providing OHS training

6. Implement and monitor enterprise procedures for maintaining occupational health and safety records

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include written reports, group work and presentations, workplace observation, verbal questioning