Course Title: Apply site risk management system

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: OHTH5704C

Course Title: Apply site risk management system

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4336 - Certificate IV in Surveying

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

Surveying Senior Educator: Thierry Demathieu
School of Engineering (TAFE)
Ph: 9925 8359
Email: thierry.demathieu@rmit.edu.au

Teacher: Stephen Falzon
School of Engineering (TAFE)
Ph: 99254445
Email: stephenjoseph.falzon@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 40

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 covers applying the site risk management system in resources and infrastructure industries. It includes: providing information to the work group; applying and monitoring participative arrangements, the procedures for providing training, for identifying hazards and assessing risks, for controlling risks; and the procedures for maintaining records.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

RIIRIS401A Apply site risk management system

Element:

1. Provide information to the work group

Element:

2. Apply and monitor participative arrangements

Element:

3. Apply and monitor the procedures for providing training

Element:

4. Apply and monitor procedures for identifying hazards and assessing risks

Element:

5. Apply and monitor the procedures for controlling risks

Element:

6. Apply and monitor the procedures for maintaining records


Learning Outcomes


Refer to elements


Details of Learning Activities

This course is delivered in conjunction with CPPDSM3009A Maintain workplace safety in the property industry

You will learn to:

  • Measure and evaluate the OHS system in line with the organisation’s quality systems framework
  • Develop procedures for ongoing hazard identification, and assessment and control of associated risks
  • Ensure compliance with the OHS legislative framework so that legal OHS standards are maintained

The total number of scheduled hours of teaching, learning and assessment involved in this course includes all planned activities (face to face classes, lectures, workshops and seminars; workplace visits, online learning and other forms of structured teaching and learning). It also covers the amount of effort necessary to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, observation of work performance, discussions with supervisors and others providing third party evidence and one on one and group assessment sessions with students.
 


Teaching Schedule

 This is an indicative teaching schedule, refer to the Blackboard for any changes or announcements.

Session/DateTopicElementAssessment

1

 

Induction

Induction – OH&S - Covered in element 1
Identify potential hazards at RMIT
Develop inspection program that will identify what should be inspected, frequency recording and reporting procedures

 

1,2,3,4,5 & 6

 

1

 

Field activities

• RMIT OH&S policy
• Supervisor’s responsibility – duty of care
• Fill in Risk Assessment & Job Safety Analysis form
• Information on use of surveying equipment, clothing necessary for health and safety
• Accident reporting
• First aid
• Insurance

1,2,3,4,5 & 6 

1

 

Yarra Bend - OH &Safety

Students to document OH &S findings in JSA form

6

 Assessment 1

2

 

Office safety

Ergonomics

Ergonomic Desk Design
Ergonomic Desk Organization
Ergonomic Work Habits/Practices

Fire Safety equipment

Common causes of fire
Fire safety equipment
Response to fire

1,2,3,4,5 

2

 

Sun protection

General information
• UV radiation
• Skin cancer
• Training on Health effects of exposure to UV radiation, Factors effecting levels of UV radiation, Correct use of
 sun protection measure on site and Early diction of skin cancer • Assess the risk of heat illness
• Preventing heat illness
• Sun protection measures

1,3,4,5
 
 

2

 

Yarra Bend - OH &Safety

Students to document OH &S findings in JSA form  

6Assessment 1 due

3

 

Toolbox meeting

Participate in a Toolbox meeting
Prepare a summary of the details arising from the toolbox meeting

 

1,2,3,4,5 & 6
 Assessment 2

3

 

Manual handling

Use Risk identification form to identify Manual handling hazards

Develop control measures

 3,4 & 5 

3

 

Yarra Bend - OH &Safety

Students to document OH &S findings in JSA form

Safety signs and symbols

Meaning of colours on safety signs
Types of signs

 

6
 

 

4

 

First Aid

Types of First Aid equipment
Who should give first aid 

 1,3
 
 

4

 

Traffic Management - Worksite

Traffic – low, medium or high risk
• Inspect site
• Establish worksite work plan

 

1,3,4,5
 

 

4

 

Yarra Bend - OH &Safety

Students to document OH &S findings in JSA form

 

 6
 

 Assessment 2 due


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Check the Library Subject Guides:

http://rmit.libguides.com/geospatial

http://rmit.libguides.com/surveyingandspatial


Overview of Assessment

The evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit must be relevant to worksite operations and satisfy all of the requirements of the performance criteria, required skills and knowledge and the range statement of this unit and include evidence of the following:

  • knowledge of the requirements, procedures and instructions to apply the site risk management system
  • implementation of appropriate procedures and techniques for the safe, effective and efficient application of the site risk management system
  • working with others to plan, prepare and apply the site risk management system
  • provision of clear and timely instruction and supervision by the individual of those involved in applying the site risk management system
  • evidence of the consistent successful application of the site risk management system

Assessment Tasks

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

Assessment

Weight

Task 1

Assignment Health & safety in workplace

50%

Task 2

Assignment OH & S field activities

50%

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements/ Performance Criteria Covered

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

1.1

X

 

1.2

X

 

1.3

X

 

1.4

X

 

2.1

X

 

2.2

X

 

2.3

X

 

2.4

X

 

3.1

X

 

3.2

X

 

3.3

 

X

3.4

 

X

4.1

 

X

4.2

 

X

5.1

 

X

5.2

 

X

5.3

 

X

6.1

 

X

6.2

 

X

 

 

 

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 Tasks

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

Assessment Task 1 –  Assignment due Session 2 - 21/3/2014 Weight 50%
Assessment Task 2 –  Assignment due Session 2 - 30/5/2014 Weight 50%

All assessment tasks need to be succesfully completed to demonstrate competence.

Courses delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment, but which also utilise graded assessment.
CHD (80-100%): Competent with High Distinction
CDI (70-79%): Competent with Distinction
CC (60-69%): Competent with Credit
CAG (50-59%): Competency Achieved – Graded
NYC (<50%): Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did Not Submit an assessment
 


Assessment Matrix

 

Element CoveredAssessment TaskProportion of Final Assessment Submission Time
1,2,3,4,5 & 6OH&S investigation 50%Session 2 - 21/3/2014
1,2,3,4,5 & 6Toolbox meeting for field and office duties 50%Session 4 - 30/5/2014

Other Information

Underpinning Skills and Knowledge

• Apply analyse skills to identify hazards and assess risks in the work area
• Apply data analysis skills including:
• Incident monitoring
• Environmental monitoring
• Evaluation of effectiveness of risk control measures
• Apply assessment skills to assess resources required to apply risk control measures

• Principles and practices of risk management
• relevant legislation from all levels of government that effect business operations
• legal responsibilities of employers, supervisors and employees in the workplace
• site policies and procedures relating to hazard management, fire emergency, evacuation, incident and accident investigation and reporting

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

Disability Liaison Unit:
If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit

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/staff/studentadmin/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 Information:
All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.
 

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