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

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2017

Course Code: OHTH5956C

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

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4371 - 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

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 work in the live production and event industry.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWHS404 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 are caused

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 are caused

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

3.3 Contribute to applying selected techniques, tools and processes

3.4 Contribute to documenting hazard identification process and results

Element:

4 Contribute to WHS risk assessment

Performance Criteria:

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

Learning activities in this course include:

  • Class discussions
  • Industry examples and case studies
  • Reading course notes
  • Completion of Assessment Workbook

You will be responsible for your learning and will be expected to engage in independent research, reading and study.


Teaching Schedule

Schedule of Planned activities and assessment (Subject to change)

This course is taught in combination with two other units (clustered).

CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry OHTH 5849C

UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace. OHTH 5851C

ClassUnit and ElementsUnit and ElementsUnit and ElementsAssessment
 CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industryBSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk controlUEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace 
11. Identify OHS legislative requirements.1. Access information to identify hazards and assess and control risks1. Prepare to enter a work areaAssessment 1 of 1 commenced in class.
22. Identify construction hazards and control measures.3. Contribute to workplace hazard identification3. Follow workplace procedures for hazard identification and risk control 
33. Identify OHS communication and reporting processes.4. Contribute to WHS risk assessment2. Apply safe working practices 
4 3. Identify OHS communication and reporting processes.2. Contribute to compliance and workplace requirements3. Follow workplace procedures for hazard identification and risk control 
54. Identify OHS incident response procedures.5. Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of risk control2. Apply safe working practices 
61. Identify OHS legislative requirements.1. Access information to identify hazards and assess and control risks1. Prepare to enter a work areaAssessment 1 of 1 due.
 2. Identify construction hazards and control measures.2. Contribute to compliance and workplace requirements2. Apply safe working practices 
 3. Identify OHS communication and reporting processes.3. Contribute to workplace hazard identification3. Follow workplace procedures for hazard identification and risk control 
 4. Identify OHS incident response procedures.4. Contribute to WHS risk assessment  
 3. Identify OHS communication and reporting processes.5. Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of risk control  

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Other resources for this course are available via the learning Hub in MyRMIT.

Your teacher will provide you with the necessary resources in classes and you must bring note taking materials to classes. This may be a laptop, tablet, smart phone or note paper and pen.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will involve demonstration of practical tasks and testing of your knowledge.


Assessment Tasks

This course is ungraded

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback from the teacher at the conclusion of each assessment task.

 

There is one assessment task for this course.

Each student will individually complete and submit an Assessment Workbook which includes written questions and activities.

 

You should refer to the assessment brief which is available via the Learning Hub in MyRMIT for full assessment criteria.

 

Results that apply to this course which is delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment are:

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


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant unit of competency. These matrices are available through Program Administration.

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://mams.rmit.edu.au/s1llva641yxuz.pdf

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/policies/assessment-policy

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 (eg. applying for an extension of time):

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/students/assessment/adjustment

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/students/enrolment/credit

 

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