Course Title: Follow OHS procedures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5161 Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

Course Title: Follow OHS procedures

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

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.

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Course Contact: Nevil Schultz

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254221

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Course Description

This competency standard covers the process of following enterprise
Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) policies and procedures. It
requires the ability to comply with workplace procedures in hazard
identification and risk control, observe safe practices during work
operations, and participate in arrangements for maintaining health and
safety of all people in the workplace. Following OHS policies and
procedures requires knowledge of employee and employer
responsibilities under the OHS Act, enterprise procedures relating to
hazards, fires, emergencies, accidents and risk control, and OHS signs
and symbols relevant to area of work.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

RTC2701A Follow OHS procedures


Follow workplace procedures for hazard identification and risk control

Observe safe practices during work operations

Participate in arrangements for maintaining health and safety of all people in the workplace

Learning Outcomes

Identify workplace hazards,

Identify the risks associated with each hazard identified,

Communicating with fellow workers, staff & management to enhance workplace safety,

carry out field practises safely

Demonstrate a practical working knowledge of the Current Victorian Occupational Health & Safety Act

Overview of Assessment

An Assignment that includes each of the learning outcome areas

A Risk assessment completion

The satisfying of Three OHS safety requirements for the field camp

An In Class OHS Quiz