Course Title: Implement and monitor OH&S in the workplace

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5213

Course Title: Implement and monitor OH&S in the workplace

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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)

OHTH5451C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2009,
Term1 2010,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Julia Raath

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9201

Course Contact Email: Julia.Raath@rmit.edu.au


Course Description


This unit applies to implementing and monitoring OHS policies and procedures within a work area where discretion and judgement may be required, for both self and others, in planning and selecting processes, procedures or outcomes. Work may be conducted in a variety of environments such as:
• operational workplace activities
• restricted spaces
• hazardous, controlled or exposed conditions
• day or night operations


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This course has no prerequisites however students will be expected to undetake OHS inductions in practical workshops offered in the Diploma



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN4010A Implement and monitor OH&S in the workplace

Elements:

1. Provide information to the work group about OHS policies, procedures and programs

2. Implement and monitor participative arrangements for the management of OHS

3. Implement and monitor the workplace practices for identifying hazards and assessing risks

4. Implement and monitor the workplace practices for controlling risks

5. Implement and monitor the workplace practices for dealing with hazardous events

6. Implement and monitor the workplace practices for providing OHS training

7. Implement and monitor the workplace practices for maintaining OHS records


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students will be able to demonstrates skills to:


• analyse the work environment in order to identify hazards, assess risks and judge when intervention to control risks is necessary
• analyse relevant workplace data to identify hazards, assess risks and evaluate the effectiveness of risk control measures
• assess the resources needed to apply different risk control measures and make recommendations to management on that basis
• read, interpret and follow information on work specifications, standard operating procedures and work instructions and other reference material
• maintain accurate records
• communicate within the workplace
• sequence operations
• meet specifications
• clarify and check task-related information
• carry out work according to OHS practices


Overview of Assessment


To achieve successful completion of this course students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of Competency.
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each element in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework and in class exercises, written tests, practical problem solving exercises and practical tests.

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.