Course Title: Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2013

Course Code: OHTH5729C

Course Title: Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6120 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Mr. Anu Mehta

Phone: +61-3-9925 4252

Email: anu.mehta@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

Nil

Course Description

This unit specifies the mandatory requirements of occupational health and safety and how they apply to the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses responsibilities for health and safety, risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

Element:

1. Prepare to enter a work area.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Work area access permits are obtained from appropriate personnel according to established procedures.
1.2 Safe work methods for controlling risk obtained, read and understood prior to undertaking a work activity.
1.3 Preparations for electrical and non-electrical isolation are carried out to prevent creation of hazards from loss of machine/system/process control according to established procedures.
1.4 Tools and equipment needed for the work are checked for safety and correct functionality according to established procedures and regulatory requirements.

Element:

2. Apply safe working practices.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Safe work methods for controlling risk are followed accurately.
2.2 Workplace procedures for dealing with accidents, fires and emergencies are followed according to work procedures and scope of responsibility and competencies.

Element:

3. Follow workplace procedures for hazard identification and risk control.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Hazards are identified and control measures implemented and monitored through active participation in the consultation process with employer and other employees.
3.2 Hazards in the work area are recognised and reported to appropriate personnel according to established procedures.
3.3 OHS records of incidents are completed in accordance with regulatory requirements and established procedures.
3.3 Workplace instructions and training are followed accurately within established procedures.


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

This unit shall be demonstrated Occupational Health and Safety regulations and Engineering Drawing. Generic terms used throughout this Vocational Standard shall be regarded as part of the Range Statement in which competency is demonstrated.


Teaching Schedule

This competency UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace is delivered in conjunction with UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications ("Drawing") in the same cluster " Drawing". Please refer to UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications course guide for weekly teaching schedule and assessment details.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Internet
Trade Journals
 


Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:

Assessment 1: Assessment 1

Weighting towards final grade (%): 25

Assessment 2: Assessment 2

Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

Assessment 3: Assessment 3

Weighting towards final grade (%): 35

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

 Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Element/Performance CriteriaAssessment 1
Assessment 2
 Assessment 3
 1.1XXX
1.2XXX
1.3XXX
1.4 XXX
2.1 XXX
2.2XXX
3.1XXX
3.2XXX
3.3 XXX
3.4 XXX


Assessment Tasks

This competency UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace is delivered in conjunction with UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications ("Drawing") in the same cluster " Drawing". Please refer to UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications course guide for weekly teaching schedule and assessment details.


Assessment Matrix

Please refer to Course Guide Part-B of EEET 6995C "UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications" for details.

Other Information

This course is delivered in a cluster (Drawing) in conjunction with EEET 6995C (UEENEEE107A). All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of both competencies “UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace” and “UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications”.
In this cluster, minimum student directed hours are 24 in addition to 36 scheduled teaching hours.

Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, drawings, individual student-teacher course-related consultation.
 

Study and learning Support:
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assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
maths and science developmental support and advice
English language development
Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and learning Support

Disability Liaison Unit:
Students with disability or long-term medical condition should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to
complete their studies.

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit

Late submission:
Students requiring extensions for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) must complete and lodge an Application
for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. The student will be notified within
no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.

Students seeking an extension of more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special
Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days
after the official due date.

Assignments submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.
Special consideration:
Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=riderwtscifm to find more information about special consideration

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University.

Please Refer: www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

Other Information:
All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.
 

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