Course Title: Follow occupational health and safety procedures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4295

Course Title: Follow occupational health and safety procedures

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 10.0

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5593C

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to follow OHS policies and procedures in the entertainment and media industries.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites or co-requisites for this course.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSOHS301A Follow occupational health and safety procedures

Elements:

1. Follow safe work practices.

2. Maintain personal safety standards.

3. Assess risks.

4. Follow emergency procedures.


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to follow safety procedures, work safely within your workplace, implement work place safety requirements and participate in OH & S consultative practices.


Overview of Assessment

Critical aspects of assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit are:
Comply with OHS regulations and federal, state or territory legislation requirements for workplace operations, including duty of care
Comply with OHS communication processes, information and documentation procedures
Demonstrate an understanding of the role of OHS committees and representatives, the meaning of common safety signs and symbols, and procedures for reporting hazards, incidents and injuries
Communicate and work safely with others
Follow general procedures for responding to incidents and emergencies, including evacuation, first aid, fire safety equipment and PPE
Explain the consequences of non-compliance with OHS policies and procedures.