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

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: VE 2018

Class Number: All

Class Section: All

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Course Code: OHTH5729C

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

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4315 - Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocenengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

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

You will learn through a number of planned activities (face to face classes, simulated workplace learning, online learning and other forms of structured teaching and learning). You will be observed and assessed through their planned activities throughout the duration of the course

 


Teaching Schedule

Delivered in classrooms and simulated laboratories, schedules vary from group to group so schedule is posted on CANVAS for staff and you.

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Students will be able to access course information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. Lists of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.

 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Tasks

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent. 

Assessment

Task 1

Assignment: Part 1 PPE &  Part 2 Work areas

Task 2

Assignment – Part 3 SWMS

Task 3

Theory Exam

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment  Mapping Matrix

 

Element/Performance Criteria CoveredTask 1 Task 2Task 3
1.1X  
1.2XX 
1.3X  
1.4X  
2.1XX 
2.2XX 
2.4XX 
3.1XXX
3.2XXX
3.3XXX
3.4XXX

 

 

 


Assessment Tasks

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.

 


Assessment Matrix

Ref Assessment Mapping Matrix

 

Other Information

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:

 

Relevant

Current

Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.

 

Study and learning Support:

 

Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:

 

assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice

maths and science developmental support and advice

English language development

 

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and learning Support

 

Equitable Learning Services (ELS):

 

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Equitable Learning Services (ELS) to seek advice and support to complete your studies.

Please refer to https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/equitable-learning-services to find more information about services offered by Equitable Learning Services (ELS).

 

Late submission:

 

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.

The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgment as to whether the extension has been granted.

If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date.

 

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

 

Special consideration:

 

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration

 

Plagiarism:

 

Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University.

 

Please Refer: www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

 

Other student Information:

 

All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.

 

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