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

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

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: C6121 - Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocenengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Luigi La forgia
Phone: +61 3 9925 4864
Email: luigi.laforgia@rmit.edu.au

Kenneth Falzon
Phone: +61 3 9925 4716
Email: kenneth.falzon@rmit.edu.au

Manoj  Pendharkar

Phone: +61 3 9925 4308
Email: manoj.pendharkar@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.
3.4 Workplace instructions and training are followed accurately within established procedures.


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

This course is delivered in a cluster (Workshop Practice) in conjunction with UEENEEE102A (EEET 6993C). You must enrol in both courses delivered in this cluster. All the learning and assessment activities will include the components both competencies UEENEEE101A and UEENEEE102A. Please refer to the course guide Part B UEENEEE102A (EEET6993C) for the learning activities and Engineers Australia Mapping Information.


Teaching Schedule

As this course is delivered in a cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for the course UEENEEE102A (EEET6993C) for the teaching schedule.
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004
Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007
Electrical Safety Act 1998
Electrical Safety (Installations) Regulations 2009
AS/NZS 3012 Electrical Installations - Construction and demolition sites
Worksafe publication: Electrical Installations on construction sites - 3rd Ed 2011
Construction and Property Services Industry Skills Council publication: Construction Industry OHS Pocket Book - April 2007
Australian Government NBN Learner Guide for ICTTEN2140A: Use hand and power tools
Internet
Industry magazines


Other Resources


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

As this course is delivered in a cluster; please refer to the course guide Part B for the course UEENEEE102A (EEET6993C) for assessment tasks.


Assessment Matrix

As this course is delivered in a cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for the course UEENEEE102A (EEET6993C) for assessment matrix.
 

Other Information

• As this course is delivered in a cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for the course UEENEEE102A (EEET6993C) for the information about student directed hours.
 
Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:
 

  • Relevant
  • Current
  • Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.

Study and Learning Support:

Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:

  • 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:

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit

Late Submission:

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you 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. You will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for 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.

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special Consideration:

Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration 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.

Email Communication:

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

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