Course Title: Apply work health and safety practices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4374 Certificate IV in Screen and Media

Course Title: Apply work health and safety practices

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5959C

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course introduces the skills and knowledge required to follow WHS policies and procedures in the entertainment and media industries.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices

Elements:

1. Implement safe work practices.

2. Participate in hazard identification and risk assessment and control.

3. Follow emergency procedures.


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Comply with WHS regulations and federal, state or territory legislation requirements for workplace operations, including duty of care
  • Comply with WHS communication processes, information and documentation procedures
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of OHS committees and representatives, the meaning of common safety signs and symbols, and procedures for reporting hazards, incidents and injuries
  • Communicate and work safely with others
  • Follow general procedures for responding to incidents and emergencies, including evacuation, first aid, fire safety equipment and PPE
  • Explain the consequences of non-compliance with WHS policies and procedures.


Overview of Assessment

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