Course Title: Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

Course Code: OHTH5850C

Course Title: Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4348 - Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services

Course Contact: Program administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Rebekha Naim
Phone: 03 9925 4849
Email: rebekha.naim@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 60

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 course will give you the skills and knowledge required  to identify work health and safety (WHS) hazards; assess WHS risks; and develop, implement and evaluate risk controls appropriate to your job role and area of work.

This unit is delivered and assessed with CUFLGT402A Set up, record and operate lighting cues and effects and CUFLGT301A Prepare, install and test lighting equipment.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWHS404A Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control

Element:

1. Access information to identify hazards, and assess and control risks 

Performance Criteria:

                           

1.1 Identify sources of information and data

1.2 Obtain information and data to determine the nature and scope of workplace hazards, the range of harms they may cause, and how these harms happen

1.3 Obtain information and data to determine the nature and scope of workplace risks and risk controls

Element:

2. Contribute to compliance and workplace requirements

Performance Criteria:

                           

2.1 Contribute to identifying and complying with requirements of workplace policies, procedures, processes and systems for hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control activities

2.2 Contribute to identifying and complying with requirements of WHS Acts, regulations, codes of practice and guidelines for hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control activities

2.3 Identify duty holders and their range of duties

Element:

3. Contribute to workplace hazard identification

Performance Criteria:

                           

3.1 Use knowledge of hazards to advise individuals and parties of workplace hazards, the harms they may cause, and how these harms happen

3.2 Apply knowledge of hazard identification to contribute to selecting techniques, tools and processes to identify workplace hazards

3.3 Contribute to applying techniques, tools and processes

3.4 Contribute to documenting use of, and results of, hazard identification

Element:

4. Contribute to WHS risk assessment

Performance Criteria:

                           

4.1 Apply knowledge of risk assessment to contribute to selecting risk assessment techniques, tools and processes for workplace hazards

4.2 Contribute to applying techniques, tools and processes to identified hazards

4.3 Contribute to documenting the results of risk assessments

Element:

5. Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of risk control

Performance Criteria:

                           

5.1 Apply knowledge of risk control to contribute to developing risk control options for workplace hazards using the results of risk assessments

5.2 Contribute to developing and implementing a risk control plan

5.3 Contribute to evaluating implemented risk controls


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

When you are in a workplace, you will be able to:

  • know the nature and scope of workplace hazards, the range of harms they may cause, and how these harms happen
  • evaluate WHS information
  • identify hazards
  • assess and control the risks associated with hazards


Details of Learning Activities

• practical demonstrations and group work in studio
• lecture and class discussions
• peer learning
• research
• group activities/projects
• ‘workshopping’ of student projects including peer/lecturer feedback
• simulated workplaces

Out of class self-directed learning activities include but are not limited to; revision and editing of class notes, private research, project work and preparation for assessment. It may also include assessment tasks out of class.This will be monitored during classes through question/answer sessions.


Teaching Schedule

Note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources.   
Class NumberClass ActivityActivityAssessmentElements Covered
1What is involved in Production Lighting, who has done it and what is involved. Safety considerations. Power loading and different types of power outlets. The role of lighting and lighting crew in productions.Lecture and class discussion Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1
2What is this? Covers equipment recognition, care and maintenance, rigging and documentation required in Production LightingDemonstration session Prepare 1, Prepare 1 and WHS 1-4
3Initial observations of students putting all elements and critical aspects of evidence into practice

1. ’Lighting angles’ prac in groups of 3-4.

2. Colour session - all students to produce a given colour with the LED fixtures

 Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1-5
4DMX 512 lighting protocol explained, how lighting systems are connected together and controlled. Lighting documentation and proceduresOnline videos via Blackboard, class discussion using the whiteboard and Blackboard resources Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1-5
5Practical work; setting-up, trouble shooting, operating and packing down a lighting systemIn small cooperative teams (2-3) you will safely clarify, prepare, rig, patch, focus and disassemble a small lighting system or part of a complex lighting system according to the lighting plan, schematic and resource list or assessors instructions Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1-5
6Practical work; setting-up, trouble shooting, operating and packing down a lighting systemIn small cooperative teams (2-3) you will safely clarify, prepare, rig, patch, focus and disassemble a small lighting system or part of a complex lighting system according to the lighting plan, schematic and resource list or assessors instructions Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1
7Practical work; setting-up, trouble shooting, operating and packing down a lighting systemIn small cooperative teams (2-3) you will safely clarify, prepare, rig, patch, focus and disassemble a small lighting system or part of a complex lighting system according to the lighting plan, schematic and resource list or assessors instructions Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1-5
8Practical work; setting-up, trouble shooting, operating and packing down a lighting systemIn small cooperative teams (2-3) you will safely clarify, prepare, rig, patch, focus and disassemble a small lighting system or part of a complex lighting system according to the lighting plan, schematic and resource list or assessors instructions Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1-5
9Practical work; setting-up, trouble shooting, operating and packing down a lighting systemIn small cooperative teams (2-3) you will safely clarify, prepare, rig, patch, focus and disassemble a small lighting system or part of a complex lighting system according to the lighting plan, schematic and resource list or assessors instructions Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1-5
10Practical work; setting-up, trouble shooting, operating and packing down a lighting systemIn small cooperative teams (2-3) you will safely clarify, prepare, rig, patch, focus and disassemble a small lighting system or part of a complex lighting system according to the lighting plan, schematic and resource list or assessors instructionsAssessment Task 1Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1-5
11Practical work; setting-up, trouble shooting, operating and packing down a lighting systemIn small cooperative teams (2-3) you will safely clarify, prepare, rig, patch, focus and disassemble a small lighting system or part of a complex lighting system according to the lighting plan, schematic and resource list or assessors instructions Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1-5
12Practical work; setting-up, trouble shooting, operating and packing down a lighting systemIn small cooperative teams (2-3) you will safely clarify, prepare, rig, patch, focus and disassemble a small lighting system or part of a complex lighting system according to the lighting plan, schematic and resource list or assessors instructions Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1-5
13Practical work; setting-up, trouble shooting, operating and packing down a lighting systemIn small cooperative teams (2-3) you will safely clarify, prepare, rig, patch, focus and disassemble a small lighting system or part of a complex lighting system according to the lighting plan, schematic and resource list or assessors instructions Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1-5
14Practical work; setting-up, trouble shooting, operating and packing down a lighting systemIn small cooperative teams (2-3) you will safely clarify, prepare, rig, patch, focus and disassemble a small lighting system or part of a complex lighting system according to the lighting plan, schematic and resource list or assessors instructions Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1-5
15Review of lighting knowledge and development of design skillsPrac work; in teams of 2 you will develop a lighting plan, schematic, equipment list, and cue sheet for a band in Kaliede Theatre. Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1
16What is invloved in Operating Production Lighting; roles and expectations of operators; a typical 2-preset desk1. XY board demonstration session. 2. Worksheets x 2 Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1
17Patching, programming and operating a typical 2-preset desk. Introduction to lighting notation, cues and related protocolsYou will soft-patch, program a scene and chase on the Smart Fade, Maxium x 2 or QuadpackAssessment Task 2Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1-5
18Patching and programming a typical 2-preset desk. Operating the showIn groups of 3 you are to set-up, patch and program a 2-present desk for a small show then operate the show in classAssessment Task 2Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1-5
19Patching and programming a complex desk using lighting notation, cues and related protocolsIn groups of 3 you are to set-up, patch and program a 2-present desk for a small show then operate the show in classAssessment Task 2Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1-5 
20Programming of a complex lighting deskIn groups of 3 you are to set-up, patch and program a 2-present desk for a small show then operate the show in class Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1-5
21Program and operate a lighting lighting cues and effectsIn groups of 3 you are to set-up, patch and program a 2-present desk for a small show then operate the show in class Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1-5
22Review of lighting protocols and knowledgeLighting Quiz, Crossword and Worksheets (x2). Prepare 1-7, Operate 1- 4 and WHS 1-5


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

None


References

You are advised to look at the course links and references in Blackboard for ongoing updated information.


Other Resources

Your teacher will provide you with the necessary resources in classes and it is recommended that you bring note taking materials, a multitool, torch, electrical tape, small shifter and steel cap shoes.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester and will involve demonstration of practical tasks and testing of underpinning theory knowledge.


Assessment Tasks

This unit is assessed with CUFLGT402A Set up, record and operate lighting cues and effects and CUFLGT301A Prepare, install and test lighting equipment. To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following assessment to a satisfactory standard.

Assessment Task 1: Work Health and Safety Test
Blackboard test to assess your current knowledge of WHS legislation, understanding of risk and evaluation of a range of risk controls in given scenarios.

This assessment is to be completed at home between in classes 10 and 11, with verbal feedback in class 11.

Assessment Task 2: Production lighting work (Graded) at Bakehouse Studios in Richmond

 

You are expected to set-up, record and operate lighting cues and effects for various musicians, according to the plan, in an effective team, following OH&S standards and codes of behaviour.

Evidence gathering includes;

• Verbal questioning and observation to asses candidates range of technical lighting knowledge and manual techniques
• Verbal questioning and observation to asses candidates safe working practices and teamwork skills produced by the candidate

Grades that apply to this course are in accordance with competency-based assessment:

CA: Competency Achieved
NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did not Submit for Assessment

 The marking guide criteria for this assessment can be found on the course Blackboard site.


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix is available in Blackboard.

Other Information

Other Information: Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students

Cover Sheet for Submissions: You must complete and sign a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions. http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=x3ddsmsrwa1hz

Attendance: Your learning experience will involve class-based teaching, discussion, demonstration and practical exercises. It is strongly advised that you attend all timetabled sessions. This will allow you to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring you the maximum opportunity to complete this course successfully.

Assessment Feedback: You will receive spoken and written feedback on all your work.  Where relevant, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects. http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qwxbqbg739rl1

Student Progress:Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy designed to assist you in achieving your learning potential. http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/acadprogress

Adjustments to Assessment: If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment satisfactorily by the due date, you can choose to apply for an adjustment to your assessment. RMIT University offers a range of adjustments designed to support you in your studies, including an extension of time to complete the assessment. http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=kehn9bz22r41

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism: RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy. http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/academic-integrity

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning: Credit transfer is the recognition of previously completed formal learning (an officially accredited qualification). Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment process that allows you to demonstrate competence using the skills you have gained through experience in the workplace, voluntary work, informal or formal training or other life experiences. Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) RCC applies only if you have previously successfully demonstrated competence in a unit of competency, and now require to be reassessed to ensure that the competence is being maintained. Please speak to your teacher if you wish to discuss applying for Credit Transfer, RPL, or RCC for the unit(s) of competency addressed in this course. http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=az8fl470ucg41

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