Course Title: Implement and monitor OHS policies and procedures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6083 Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Course Title: Implement and monitor OHS policies and 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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2009,
Term2 2010,
Term2 2011

Course Contact: William Lau

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4703

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the mandatory requirements of persons in a supervisory role to implement and monitor an organisation’s occupational health and safety policies, procedures and programs. It encompasses understanding an organisation’s OHS obligations, providing safety information to staff, implementing and monitoring participative arrangements, safety procedures and training and maintaining safety records.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEE017B Implement and monitor OHS policies and procedures


1. Provide OHS information to the work group.

2. Implement and monitor participative arrangements for the management of OHS.

3. Implement and monitor the procedures for identifying hazards, assessing risk and controlling risks.

4. Implement the procedures for dealing with hazardous events.

5. Implement and monitor the procedures for OHS training.

6. Implement and monitor the procedures for maintaining OHS records.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements, documentation, written tests, practical problem solving exercises, presentations, project planning, construction, implementation, testing and finalisation.
Learning and simulated work activities to demonstrate an understanding of Occupational Health and Safety, which includes:
• Classroom learning activities involve the following topics:
o OH&S Fundamentals
o The work environment
o Physical Hazards