Course Title: Establish and maintain safe creative practice

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: OHTH5953C

Course Title: Establish and maintain safe creative practice

School: 340T Art

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5348 - Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Contact: Phillip Allan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4030

Course Contact Email: phillip.allan@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 30

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

Professional practitioners across all sectors and areas of expertise are responsible for the management of safety. In particular there are many safe work practices they must be adhered to whilst working in an art studio. In this course you will develop, skills and knowledge required to determine and respond effectively to broad and specific safety requirements for a professional practice.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPPR505 Establish and maintain safe creative practice

Element:

1. Determine work health and safety requirements for professional practice

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Research key features of legislation that apply to professional practice 1.2 Source and evaluate practice-specific codes, standards and guidelines that affect the management of safety in the relevant work environment 1.3 Develop systems and procedures that respond to work health and safety (WHS) requirements and effectively integrate those responses into practice management 1.4 Evaluate the role of others in practice safety and involve them as appropriate

Element:

2. Identify hazards and assess and manage risks

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Identify existing and potential hazards specific to the area of practice using relevant methods, templates and tools 2.2 Assess and manage risks associated with those hazards in line with established processes and according to WHS legislation and codes of practice 2.3 Implement and monitor developed systems and procedures in response to identified requirements for hazard control measures and risk assessment in the workplace 2.4 Develop and maintain current and accurate documentation to support hazard identification and risk management in workplace practices 2.5 Address hazard identification and risk assessment and management at the planning, design and evaluation stages of any change in the workplace to ensure that new hazards are not created

Element:

3. Monitor and enhance safety of the practice

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Maintain currency of WHS knowledge relevant to own area of practice 3.2 Seek feedback of colleagues on workplace safety practices and potential issues, and integrate improvements into systems and procedures as appropriate 3.3 Proactively identify other sources of information and professional development opportunities relating to safety 3.4 Integrate current and emerging ideas and technologies that support workplace safety into own practice


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.


Details of Learning Activities

In this course, you learn through:

1.  Activities:

• online course

  • teacher directed activities
  • project work
  • independent research

You are expected to manage your learning and undertake an appropriate amount of out-of-class independent study and research.


Teaching Schedule

 Assessment evidence Tasks Elements
 Introductory task: High risk groupsi. Identify health & safety high risks groups working within an art department 4.1, 4.2
 Task 1: Emergency Proceduresi.Identify evacuation procedures in the event of a fire in Building 94. 1.1,1.2, 1.3,4.1, 4.2
 Task 2 : Anatomy of an accident- What went  wrong? i.Provide a written report on an accident in the printmaking studio.

 

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3,

2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 

 Task 3 : Hazards in the Arts Questionnairei. Question and answer response to Monona Rossol video

 

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3,

2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Websites:

www.epa.vic.gov.au

www.environment.gov.au/settlements/chemicals/hazardous-waste/index.html

www.wasteexchange.net.au/

www.environment.gov.au/wastepolicy/index.html

www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/www/html/1517-home-page.asp

http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/www/html/3409-a-to-z-of-household-chemical-waste-disposal.asp


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include:

Assessment will include:

  • A written report to assess knowledge and understanding
  • A questionaire

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


Assessment Tasks

To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessment.

 Assessment task Content/requirements Due date
 Online assignmentAssignment based on general and practice-specific OHS information.

Four separate tasks

Semester 1: March 2 - June 11


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available from the course contact person (stated above).

Other Information

Feedback: 

If requested 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.

 

Plagiarism

RMIT has a strict policy on plagiarism. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy.

 

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)

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.

Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration:

http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y;STATUS=A;PAGE_AUTHOR=Andrea%20Syers;SECTION=1 (unresolved);

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