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: C6122 - Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications 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

Kemps Cheng
Phone:+61 3 9925 4691
Email: kemps.cheng@rmit.edu.au
 

Eddie Vanda
Phone:+61 3 99254456
Email: eddie.vanda@rmit.edu.au

Gita Penharkar
Phone:+61 3 9925 4701
Email: gita.penharkar@rmit.edu.au

Rand Gorgis
Phone:+ 61 3 9925 4378
Email: rand.gorgis@rmit.edu.au

George Listopad
Phone:+ 61 3 9925 4441
Email: george.listopad@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

Learning and simulated work activities to demonstrate an understanding of Occupational Health and Safety.


Teaching Schedule

Refer to course guide part B for UEENEEH169A Solve problems in basic electronic circuits (EEET7055C).
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Internet

Trade Journals

Black board and Students’s shared drive S:\


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 (OHTH5729C "Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace") will be delivered and assessed in conjunction with EEET7055c "Solve problems in basic electronic circuits " .  Please refer to EEET7055C course guide for weekly teaching schedules and assessments details.


Assessment Matrix

This competency (OHTH5729C "Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace") will be delivered and assessed in conjunction with EEET7055c "Solve problems in basic electronic circuits " . Please refer to EEET7055C course guide for weekly teaching schedules and assessments details.
 

Other Information

This competency OHTH5729C is delivered in a cluster (Basic Electronic Circuits) in conjunction with EEET7055C (Solve problems in basic electronic circuits). All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of all competencies UEENEEH169A (EEET7055C), and UEENEEE101A (OHTH5729C).
In this cluster, minimum student directed hours are 40 hours in addition to 80 scheduled teaching hours.
Students directed hours involvecompleting activities such as reading on line resources, assignments, individual student-teacher course related consultation and lab reports.

 

Study and learning Support:

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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 lodgment 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:

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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:

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