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

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 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: vehs@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

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.

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