Course Title: Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2008

Course Code: OHTH5107C

Course Title: Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C5202 - Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology

Course Contact : Mandy Penton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925202

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Claire Nolan –
Sharon Koenig -
Dawn Taylor -
Pam Dunston -

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


Course Description

This unit covers the knowedge and skills to follow defined OH&S policies and procedures relating to work being undertaken.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN2001A Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures


1. Identify and follow workplace practices for hazard identification and risk control
2. Apply OH&S practices to own work.
3. Contribute to participative arrangements for management of OH&S.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Hazards in work area are recognised and reported to designated
1.2 Workplace practices and work instructions for controlling risks are
identified and followed accurately.
1.3 OH&S practices and workplace practices for dealing with hazards are
identified and followed.

2.1 Employee OH&S obligations are identified.
2.2 Concepts of duties of care are identified

3.1 OH&S issues are raised with designated personnel and relevant OH&S
3.2 Contributions are made to participative arrangements for OH&S
management in the workplace within workplace practices and scope of

Learning Outcomes

Students will gain knowledge in applying OHS policies and procedures in the workplace through theory in class sessions tutorials and through prescribed exercises and assessment work. These concepts will also be explored through the investigation of appropriate real world and simulated environments.

Details of Learning Activities

1. Occupational Health and Safety Laws: the role of Work Cover and who to contact
2. Ways of contributing to workplace safety: methods of reporting hazards, the role of the Health and Safety Representative and Safety Committee.
3. Participation in O H and S in the workplace: the responsibilities of the employer and the employee.
4. Correct setup of workstation.
The course is integrated with LMTCL2001A Use a Sewing Machine & LMTCL2004A Sew Components to form a cluster called Production

Teaching Schedule

Week 1Introduction to OH&S
Week 2Set Up Workstation.
Set up of OH&S Class representatives Schedule
Safety Signs Book 1
Week 3
Revision Test on Safety Signs
Introduction to Worksafe and Assignment
Week 4Machine cleaning and set up workstation
OH&S Book 2

Week 5
Revision Test on Workstation setup
Week 6
OH&S Book 3 Lifting, Storage and Hazards

Week 7Test on Hazards

Week 8
Worksafe Assignment due
Week 9
OH&S Book 4 The Work Environment
Week 10
Revision Test on The Work Environment
Week 11
OH&S Book 5 Rights and Duties
Week 12
Revision Test On Rights and Responsibilities
Weeks 13 - 18 
Continued in class activities using correct OH&S practice in production room.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Fashion Toolbox

Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

The student must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of the competencies in order to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks. Students will be assessed by written reports, observation and a classroom based practical activity. Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met

Assessment Tasks

Revision Tests on OH&S workbooks
Research Assignment on WORKSAFE
Participation in OH&S Representative Activity
Consistent setup of workstation using correct OH&S Practice

You will be given further information about the assessment tasks in class.

Assessment Matrix

A pass in each assessment will result in a grade for the student. Where a pass is achieved competency for that assessment is given. Where there are multiple assessments for a single competency the students must achieve competency (a pass) in each assessment to be deemed competent. Competency MUST be achieved in all assessments of the course for a graded result to be obtained.

WORKSAFE Assignment 30%
Test 1 5%
Test 2 5%
Test 3 5%
Test 4 5%
Test 5 5%
Class OH&S Representative Tasks 25%
Class OH&S Participation 20%
TOTAL ---------------------------------------------- 100%

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