Course Title: Contribute to health and safety of self and others

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2017

Course Code: OHTH5958C

Course Title: Contribute to health and safety of self and others

School: 320T Architecture & Design

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C4382 - Certificate IV in Design

Course Contact: Alistair Briggs

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9446

Course Contact Email: alistair.briggs@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Ruth Lyon

ruth.lyon@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 20

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 required.

Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge to work in a manner that follows Work Health and Safety (WHS) procedures, in relation to yourself and others and to respond to potential emergency issues and incidents.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

Element:

1 Work safely

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Follow provided safety procedures and instructions when working
1.2 Carry out pre start systems and equipment checks according to workplace procedures
1.3 Follow workplace procedures for responding to emergency incidents

Element:

2 Implement work safety requirements

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Identify designated persons to whom queries and concerns about safety in the workplace should be directed
2.2 Identify existing and potential hazards in the workplace, report them to designated persons and record them according to workplace procedures
2.3 Identify and implement WHS procedures and work instructions
2.4 Identify and report emergency incidents and injuries to designated persons according to workplace procedures
2.5 Identify WHS duty holders and their duties for own work area

Element:

3 Participate in WHS consultative processes

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Contribute to workplace meetings, inspections and other WHS consultative activities

3.2 Raise WHS issues with designated persons according to organisational procedures

3.3 Take actions to eliminate workplace hazards and reduce risks


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will take place in a studio and computer laboratory using industry standard tools and resources. You will complete exercises and industry style projects. You will also be required to undertake independent study.

In class activities will include:

  • demonstrations and presentations by teacher
  • peer teaching and class presentations
  • group discussion
  • review and revision
  • peer learning
  • teacher directed group activities/projects
  • ‘workshopping’ of student projects including peer/lecturer feedback

 

Out of class activities will include:

  • independent project based work
  • online tutorials and activities
  • independent research
  • studio practice
  • review and revision


Teaching Schedule

WeekLearning programLearning elements
 1 Orientation and introduction to course 1, 2, 3
 2 Task A: WHS Risks and hazards form 1, 2, 3
 3 Task 1: Online WHS blog entries relating to Mind 1, 2, 3
 4 Task 2: Online WHS blog entries relating to Body 1, 2, 3
 5 Task 3: Online WHS blog entries relating to Technology 1, 2, 3
 6 Task 1: Online WHS blog comments relating to Mind 1, 2, 3
 7 Task 2: Online WHS blob comments relating to Body 1, 2, 3
 8 Task 3: Online WHS blog comments relating to Technology
Completion and submission of all four tasks for assessment
 1, 2, 3


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

You are advised to look at the Learning Hub at myRMIT site for ongoing updated information. A range of learning resources and references are provided throughout the year.

You will require a personal storage device and tools as outlined in tool kit list.

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems and access to specialised facilities and relevant software. You will also have access to the library resources.

Amongst the library’s electronic resources is the ability to access Lynda.com for online tutorials and lessons. You may be given these tutorials (and other resources) to supplement your classroom learning. The University Library has extensive resources for Design students.

The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies: http://rmit.libguides.com/graphicartanddesign

The Library provides guides on academic referencing: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing

and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/librarians/dsc


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment tasks will require you demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through practical projects and/or written tasks and includes online activities.
The assessment tasks are:

WHS Online blog project
Workplace safety check worksheet

An assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.


Assessment Tasks

There are 4 x assessment tasks for this course, and they are as follows:

Task A: WHS checklist/form identifying risks and hazards
Task 1: Online WHS Blog entries and comments relating to the Mind
Task 2: Online WHS Blog entries and comments relating to the Body
Task 3: Online WHS Blog entries and comments relating to Technology

All WHS material generated in these tasks will be discussed in class.

All tasks need to be completed and submitted by Week 8.

At the completion of the course, all assessments tasks will be assessed for competency only.
This course is assessed as either CA - Competency Achieved (Ungraded) or NYC - Not Yet Competent
Final course results will be shown as above, there is no grading applied.
This course will conclude in Week 8, and course results will be determined after that time.


Assessment Matrix

An assessment matrix demonstrating alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency is available from the course contact person (stated above).

Other Information

Attendance

The major aspect of your learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that you attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity for success.

 

Feedback

You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects. Student feedback at RMIT

Student Progress

Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy

Submissions

When submitting work for assessment you are required to complete a declaration of authorship. This must be done for every summative assessment task. This statement acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications. For non-­digital submission use the printed form provided. For digital online submission please use e­ Submission process.Information regarding the e­Submission process

Special Consideration Policy, Late Submission & Extensions

All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level.

If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. Pick the following link for details on applying for Special consideration

Any student seeking an extension, should aim at doing so a minimum of 2 days before the deadline. Work submitted late and without an extension at any point will incur late penalties in accordance with university policy. If you require an extension you must complete an extension form with evidence supporting your application and hand this to your instructor. Further links ­ Application for extension of time

On Time Submission and Impact of Late Submission

On time submission is an important factor in your assessment. Employability skills are embedded in all courses and these include Planning & Organising and Self-management. For this reason, late work impacts on your overall grade for each assessment task. 
The following adjustments for late submission will be made: Work submitted late will be assessed for competency only. Submissions are only permitted during the period that the competency is scheduled.

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 go to Academic Integrity. Academic Integrity

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