Course Title: Contribute to OHS hazard identification and risk assessment

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2013

Course Code: OHTH5630C

Course Title: Contribute to OHS hazard identification and risk assessment

School: 650T TAFE Business

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4297 - Certificate IV in Banking Services

Course Contact : Clem Simonetto

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5426

Course Contact Email:clem.simonetto@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Michael Elliot

9925 5519

Building 80, Level 5

Nominal Hours: 30

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

There are no pre-requsities to this course but the course will be co-delivered with BSBWOR204A - Use Business echnology 

Course Description

You will be able to identify workplace hazard and contribute to workplace safety.

You will understand and be able to gather information about workplace hazards and substantially contribute to occupational health and safety risk assessments.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBOHS303B Contribute to OHS hazard identification and risk assessment

Element:

Contribute to OHS risk assessment

Performance Criteria:

3. Contribute to OHS risk assessment
3.1. Use appropriate risk assessment tools to contribute to risk assessment
3.2. Identify, categorise and assess risk factors as a contribution to overall risk assessment
3.3. Seek additional information, expertise, or specialist advice to investigate the likelihood and consequence of identified risks
3.4.Document outcomes of the risk assessment process in a risk register
 

Element:

Contribute to workplace hazard identification

Performance Criteria:

1. Contribute to workplace hazard identification
1.1. Contribute to the selection of hazard identification tools, techniques, processes and methods suitable for the workplace
1.2. Access hazard identification tools, techniques processes and methods to identify hazards in the workplace
1.3. Recognise hazards in the workplace, report these hazards to designated personnel and record them in accordance with workplace procedures
1.4.Provide information and assistance to persons conducting workplace inspections or testing
 

Element:

Gather information about workplace hazards

Performance Criteria:

2. Gather information about workplace hazards
2.1. Research, collect and record information about OHS hazards and their associated risks
2.2. Seek additional information, expertise or specialist advice from within or external to the workplace when limit of own skills and knowledge is reached
2.3. Conduct a workplace inspection to collect further information about OHS hazards and associated risks if required
2.4. Contribute to the support of OHS practitioners and employees in accessing workplace sources of information and data regarding hazard identification
2.5. Contribute to the support of OHS practitioners and employees accessing external sources of information and data related to hazard identification, where required
 


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

Students will undertake class based face to face activities to develop their knowledge of the current Workplace Health and Safety requirements for Australian workplaces.

Further self directed and collobarative learning methodologies will involve activities to research current issues and complete WHS documents related to all workplaces. 


Teaching Schedule

Teaching Schedule
The nominal hours associated with this are a guide only and represent the total teaching time and student effort required to successfully complete the course. This may include not only scheduled classes but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.
 
                                                       Week                                                                                                                          Week Commencing                                                                   Topics                                                   Assessment                                                                                                                                        
111th FebPre-training review:
• RPL /LLN
Familiarisation with:
• Program
• Services/facilities
• Other students
• Teacher(s)
• Where to get support
• Student responsibilities
• Course requirements
• Course support documents
• Pre-reading
• Blackboard
• Overview of assessment requirements
• Grading
• Plagiarism
• Appeals
• Extensions
• Feedback
• Privacy
• Submission requirements
• Resubmission policy
                                                                                     Understanding Work Health and Safety
 
 
218th FebUnderstanding Work Health and Safety 
325th FebLegislationAssessment on Topic 1 Understanding Work Health and Safety. Short Answer Questions.
Grading (CA/NYC)
 
44th MarchThe Role of Work Health and Safety AuthoritiesFeedback on Assessment 1
511th March
(Monday, Labour Day
 
Following Workplace Safety Procedures 
618th MarchWorkplace Health and Safety Management Systems 
725th MarchRecognising Hazards in The Workplace27th (Wednesday)last day of teaching before Easter break. Classes resume Thursday 4th of April
88th AprilTools and Techniques for Identifying Hazards 
915th AprilRecording and Reporting Hazards, Near Misses and Accidents 
1022nd AprilSteps Towards Risk Management 
1129th  AprilSources of Information 
126th MayAssignment SubmissionAssignment Due (CA/NYC)
1313th MayRevisionRevision
1420th MayFinal class AssessmentCA/NYC
1527th MayRe-submissions if required 
163rd JuneRe-submissions if required 
1710th  JuneFeedback 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written tests, a group assignment and final assessment.

Tests are closed book and consist of multiple choice, practical exercises and short answer questions.

The group assignment requires students to research the role and function of a financial institution or a major contemporary issue relating to the financial system and of concern to consumers.

Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure the relevant competency standards are being met. Students will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check their progress.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment Tasks

You are required to complete 3 tasks. You must successfully complete all 3 tasks to be deemed competent in this unit.

TASK 1 (Due Date: 25th Feb, Week 3)
This assessment will consist of short answer questions. CA/NYC

TASK 2 (Due Date: 6th May, Week 12) CA/NYC
An assignment requiring students to review a workplace and complete a report on the WHS policy, demonstrating compliance with relevant legislation, identifying potential workplace hazards and recommended steps towards risk management and the communication o fall relevant information to workers.

TASK 3 (Due Date: 20th May, Week 14) CA/NYC
A two hour open book assessment covering Elements 1, 2, & 3.
 


Assessment Matrix

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