Course Title: Apply work health and safety practices

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: OHTH5959C

Course Title: Apply work health and safety practices

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4372 - Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production)

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: 10

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 unit describes the skills and knowledge required to follow work health and safety (WHS) requirements in the creative industries.

It applies to those who are required to identify their individual WHS responsibilities and implement procedures to work safely in various creative industry work contexts.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices

Element:

1. Implement safe work practices

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Develop and maintain own knowledge of WHS legislation, codes of practice and workplace policies and procedures

1.2 Interpret legislative requirements, safety documentation and signage, and apply to work tasks

1.3 Comply with duty of care requirements

1.4 Use personal protective equipment and other measures as required to prevent injury or impairment

1.5 Use tools, equipment and materials according to safe work practices

1.6 Contribute to WHS consultative activities

1.7 Raise WHS issue with relevant personnel

Element:

2. Participate in hazard identification and risk assessment and control

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Identify and report hazards or WHS issues in the workplace to relevant personnel

2.2 Assess and control risks according to own level of responsibility, in line with workplace procedures

2.3 Document risk control actions as required

2.4 Contribute to reporting workplace WHS, hazard, accident and incident reports as required

Element:

3. Follow emergency procedures

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Report emergencies and incidents promptly to relevant personnel or authorities, according to workplace procedures

3.2 Deal with emergencies in line with own level of responsibility

3.3 Implement evacuation procedures as required


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this unit, you will have the knowledge and skills to effectively observe WHS standards in the entertainment industry.

 


Details of Learning Activities

Learning and assessment is made through a combination of in class delivery and practical work supported by online resources and learning materials.


Teaching Schedule

WK CONTENT ASSESSMENT  FORMAT
8 Introduction to course and assessments  Lecture
9 Online delivery and support  Online
10 Online delivery and support  Online
12 Practical in class assessment Assessment Practical
13 Practical in class assessment Assessment Practical
14  Practical in class assessment Assessment Practical
15 Practical in class assessment Assessment Practical


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will look to evidence the ability to:

Complete work tasks according to work health and safety (WHS) legislative and workplace requirements, including:

  • Completing Job Safety report
  • Communicating WHS issues to relevant personnel
  • Participate in consultation about WHS issues
  • Identify and report hazards according to workplace requirements
  • Assess and control risks and document risk control measures according to own level of responsibility
  • Follow procedures for responding to incidents and emergencies.

 

 


Assessment Tasks

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following assessment to a satisfactory standard.
You will receive feedback on all assessment and once you have demonstrated competency, you will receive a grade for Assessment Task 5 (refer to MyRMIT for grading rubric).

Note - Assessments are all submitted online through relevant Blackboard and Google+ Community locations as indicated

 

Assessment Tasks (ungraded)

1 - ONLINE OH&S QUIZ
You will complete a short online OH&S questionnaire, located online in the Blackboard interface for this unit.

This assessment is submitted / completed in BLACKBOARD
To be completed between week 1 & 7


2 - JSA (Job Safety Analysis)
 - You will complete a Job Safety Analysis report, as supplied by lecturer through online support interface. You will identify and list five potential OHS hazards in classes 4-7 in the JSA report, and submit through the Google+ online interface.
The report will be accompanied by five photographs, individually documenting the OH&S hazards identified in your JSA report (listed as Assessment 3).

This assessment is submitted to the relevant GOOGLE+ COMMUNITY
To be completed between weeks 4 & 7


3 - PHOTOGRAPHIC JSA EVIDENCE
You will upload five photographs to the relevant Google+ Community interface for the unit, each individually documenting the OH&S hazards identified in your JSA report.
The photographs will correspond to the five hazards listed in your JSA report, each providing evidence.

This assessment is submitted to the relevant GOOGLE+ COMMUNITY
To be completed between weeks 4 & 7

 


For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course blackboard site.
Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment, but which also use graded assessment:

CHD - Competent with High Distinction
CDI - Competent with Distinction
CC - Competent with Credit
CAG - Competency Achieved - Graded
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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