Course Title: Follow health, safety and security procedures

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2007

Course Code: OHTH5237C

Course ID: 035460

Course Title: Follow health, safety and security procedures

School: 345T Creative Media

Program Code: C4144 - Certificate IV in Audio Visual Technology

Course Contact : Adam Lovell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4976

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Rebekha Naim        Phone: 9925 4345          Email:

Nominal Hours: 15

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


Course Description

This course is designed to increase your awareness of OH&S issues as relevant to the AV industry. You must demonstrate the ability to work safely, identify work hazards and risk management and understand how these issues apply to the employer, employee and the law.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUFSAF01A Follow health, safety and security procedures


CUFSAF01A/01 Follow workplace procedures on health, safety and security


CUFSAF01A/02 Deal with emergency situations


CUFSAF01A/03 Maintain personal safety standards

Learning Outcomes

Refer to NTIS approved elements         

Overview of Learning Activities

Details of Learning Activities

Theory classes, practical classes, demonstrated practical knowledge in other courses and private research.

Teaching Schedule

Class #1
27 March
Course Outline: Discussion and introduction of the course guide, resources, assessments and expectations. Definition of OH&S, and Hazards in AV.
Includes: Class exercise, hand-outs, video ‘OH&S in the Music Industry’.   
Homework: Complete the home exercise activity

Class #2
3 April
Core material: Legislation and manual handling (lifting).
Includes: Presentation, discussion and demonstrations and practical exercises.
NB. SSCC meeting at lunchtime. Also next Tuesday 10th is Easter Tuesday, so no class!   
Homework: Look through your home and workplace and identify at least five items of safety equipment in each area.

Class #3
17 April
Core material and Prac: Using safety equipment and hazard prevention. Lifting, lead rolling, gaffa taping and footing a ladder.
Includes: Discussion, physical work and exertion so please wear appropriate covered footwear and comfortable clothing.
Homework: Purchase some Nashua gaffa tape and practice gaffa taping and lead rolling at home.

Class #4
24 April
Core material: EO Online course.
Includes: Computer Lab work
NB. Today’s class will be held in Computer Lab 1 in the Carlton Library (94:3)   
Homework: Complete the Research Assignment

Class #5 (Finla Class)
1st May
TAFE WK 11   
Core material: Workplace equal opportunity and harassment.
Includes Discussion and a crossword. Review: Overview presentation of OH&S 
Homework: Assessment Task Research Assignment due

Throughout year: Assessment Task
Demonstrated ability to work safely  assessed by all teachers throughout 2007

Overview of Learning Resources

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Please refer to the class resource booklet and pamphlets, Workcover website and relevant sections of the ‘Victorian Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1985’.

Overview of Assessment

Participate in practical tasks 20%
Written report covering relevant OHS legislation and procedures 30%
Demonstrate ability to work safely and follow instruction 50%

Assessment Tasks

1.    Participate in practical tasks 20%   
During teacher guided hours in Follow Health and Safety classes

Answer oral questions and participate in practical tasks at various stages to demonstrate understanding of underpinning knowledge.   

2.  Research Assignment  30%
Due Tuesday 1st May TAFE WEEK 11

Produce an individual written research assignment covering relevant occupational health and safety legislation and procedures.
See class notes for further details.   
3.    Demonstrate your ability to work safely and follow instruction  50%
Monitored during teacher guided hours throughout 2007 by all teachers

This critical aspect of your assessment will be monitored in relevant practical courses like Repair and Maintain AV Equipment.       

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