Course Title: Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2017

Course Code: OHTH5730C

Course Title: Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

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: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Dr Gita Pendharkar

Phone:+61 3 9925 4701

Email: gita.pendharkar@rmit.edu.au 
 

 

Kemps Cheng

Phone:+61 3 9925 4691

Email: kemps.cheng@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 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.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEE117A Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures

Element:

1. Provide OHS information to the work group.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Relevant provisions of occupational health and safety legislation and codes of practice are accurately and clearly explained to the work group.
1.2 Information on the organisation’s occupational health and safety policies, procedures and programs is provided in a readily accessible manner and is accurately and clearly explained to the work group.
1.3.Information about identified hazards and the outcomes of risk assessment and risk control procedures is regularly provided and is accurately and clearly explained to the work group.

Element:

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

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Organisational procedures for consultation over occupational health and safety issues are implemented and monitored to ensure that all members of the work group have the opportunity to contribute.
2.2 Issues raised through consultation are dealt with and resolved promptly or referred to the appropriate personnel for resolution in accordance with workplace procedures for issue resolution.
2.3 The outcomes of consultation over occupational health and safety issues are made known to the work group promptly.

Element:

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

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Existing and potential hazards in the work area are identified and reported so that risk assessment and risk control procedures can be applied.
3.2 Work procedures to control risks are implemented and adherence to them by the work group is monitored in accordance with workplace procedures.
3.3 Existing procedures to control risks are implemented and adherence to them by the work group is monitored in accordance with workplace procedures.
3.4 Inadequacies in existing risk control measures are identified in accordance with the hierarchy of control and reported to designated personnel.
3.5 Inadequacies in resource allocation for implementation of risk control measures identified and reported to designated personnel.

Element:

4. Implement the procedures for dealing with hazardous events.

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Workplace procedures for dealing with hazardous events are implemented whenever necessary to ensure that prompt control action is taken.
4.2 Hazardous events are investigated to identify their cause in accordance with investigation procedures.
4.3 Control measures to prevent recurrence and minimise risks of hazardous events are implemented based on the hierarchy of control if within scope of responsibilities and competencies or alternatively referred to designated personnel for implementation.

Element:

5. Implement and monitor the procedures for OHS training.

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Occupational health and safety training needs are identified accurately, specifying gaps between occupational health and safety competencies required and those held by work group members.
5.2 Arrangements are made for fulfilling identified occupational health and safety training needs in both on and off-the-job training programs in consultation with relevant parties.

Element:

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

Performance Criteria:

6.1 Occupational health and safety records for work area are accurately and legibly completed in accordance with workplace requirements for occupational health and safety records and legal requirements for the maintenance of records of occupational injury and disease.
6.2 Aggregate information from the area’s occupational health and safety records is used to identify hazards and monitor risk control procedures within work according to organisational procedures and within scope of responsibilities and competencies.


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

This course is delivered in a cluster (Electronics and Communications Projects) in conjunction with UEENEEE038B (BUSM6211C), UEENEEE015B (EEET6740C), UEENEEH141A (BUSM7828C) and UEENEEH160A (BUSM7829C). You must enrol in all five courses delivered in this cluster. All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of all UEENEEE038B, UEENEEE117A, UEENEEE015B, UEENEEH141A and UEENEEH160A. Please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH160A (BUSM7829C) for the learning activities and Engineers Australia Mapping Information.


Teaching Schedule

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH160A (BUSM7829C) for the proposed teaching schedule.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


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: Project related assignments

Weighting towards final grade (%): 30

Assessment 2: Project (Part A & Part B)

Weighting towards final grade for Part A (%): 30

Weighting towards final grade for Part B (%): 40

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/Performance Criteria CoveredProject related assignmentsProject Part AProject Part B
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1.5XXX
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2.4XXX
2.5XXX
3.1XXX
3.2XXX
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Assessment Tasks

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH160A (BUSM7829C) for assessment tasks.


Assessment Matrix

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH160A (BUSM7829C) for assessment matrix.

Other Information

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 

Equitable Learning Services (ELS):

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Equitable Learning Services (ELS) to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please refer to https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/equitable-learning-services to find more information about services offered by Equitable Learning Services (ELS).

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: 

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. 

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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