Course Title: Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

Course Code: OHTH5438C

Course Title: Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6132 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: trainingsupport@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Program Co-ordinator
Dr. A R M Muniruzzaman
Phone: 9925 4415
Email: munir.muniruzzaman@rmit.edu.au

Teacher
Mr W.R.( Bill) Harding
Phone: 9925 4443
Email: bill.harding@rmikt.edu.au

Teacher
Dr Bishwajit Chowdhury
Phone: +61 3 9925 8054
Email: Bishwajit.Chowdhury@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 10

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 a person planning their own work where tasks involve one or more steps or functions and are carried out routinely on a regular basis. It includes the concepts of following routine instructions, specifications and requirements.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment

Element:

1. Follow safe work practices

Performance Criteria:

1.1.Work is carried out safely and in accordance with company policy and procedures and legislative requirements.
1.2.Housekeeping is undertaken in accordance with company procedures.
1.3.Responsibilities and duties of employees are understood and demonstrated in day-to-day actions.
1.4.Personal protective equipment is worn and stored according to company procedures.
1.5.All safety equipment and devices are used according to legislative requirements and company/manufacturers’ procedures.
1.6.Safety signs/symbols are identified and followed as per instruction.
1.7.All manual handling is carried out in accordance with legal requirements, company procedures and National Occupational Health & Safety Commission guidelines
1.8.Emergency equipment is identified and appropriate use is demonstrated.

Element:

2. Report workplace hazards and accidents

Performance Criteria:

2.1.Actual and foreseeable workplace hazards are identified during course of work and reported to appropriate person according to standard operating procedures.
2.2.Accidents and incidents are reported according to workplace procedures.

Element:

3. Follow emergency procedures

Performance Criteria:

3.1.Appropriate personnel and emergency services and means of contacting them in the event of an incident can be identified.
3.2.Emergency and evacuation procedures are understood and carried out where required.
3.3.Company evacuation procedures are followed in case of an emergency.


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

Cluster Information:

This course is delivered in a cluster (Workshop and OH&S) in conjunction with MEM18001C (MIET5872C) and VU20912 (MIET7533). You must enrol in these three courses delivered in this cluster. All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of all competencies of MEM18001C, MEM13014A and VU20912. Please refer to the course guide Part B for course MEM18001C 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 MEM18001C (MIET5872C) for the proposed teaching schedule.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course MEM18001C (MIET5872C) for the information about prescribed text.
 


References

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course MEM18001C (MIET5872C) for references.


Other Resources

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course MEM18001C & VU20912 (MIET5872C & MIET7533) for the information about learning resources.

Students will be able to access information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. List of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts. Lecture slides, video demonstrations and various other resources provided on Blackboard


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:

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

Assessment 1: Test 1 

Weighting towards final grade (%): 30

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Element/

Performance Criteria Covered

Test 1

1.1

X

1.2

X

1.3

X

1.4

X

1.5

X

1.5

X

1.7

X

1.8

X

2.1

X

2.2

X

3.1

X

3.2

X

3.3

X


Assessment Tasks

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course MIET5872C & MIET7533 for assessment tasks.


Assessment Matrix

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course MEM18001C & VU20912 (MIET5872C & MIET7533) and for assessments 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 to 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 to 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 seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete 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 two 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 seven calendar days (from the original due date), you must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than two 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 to 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 to http://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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