Course Title: Ensure a safe workplace
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2011
Course Code: OHTH5467C
Course Title: Ensure a safe workplace
School: 345T Media and Communication
Campus: City Campus
Program: C5216 - Diploma of Screen and Media
Course Contact : Program Administration
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815
Course Contact Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
MR MARK LANGLEY
Phone : 9925 4355
Nominal Hours: 60
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
This course covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate the organisation’s occupational health and safety (OHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area in accordance with OHS legal requirements
Ensure a safe workplace BSBOHS509A will be delivered in conjunction with Direct television programs and segments CUFDRT401A but will be assessed separately.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
BSBOHS509A Ensure a safe workplace
Establish and maintain a quality OHS management system
1.1 Locate and communicate OHS policies which clearly express the organisation's commitment to implement relevant OHS legislation in the enterprise.
1.2 Define OHS responsibilities of all workplace personnel in accordance with OHS policies, procedures and programs
1.3 Identify and approve financial and human resources for the effective operation of the OHS system
Establish and maintain an OHS system
2.1 Establish and maintain participative arrangements with employees and their representatives in accordance with relevant OHS legislation
2.2 Appropriately resolve issues raised through participative arrangements and consultation
2.3 Promptly provide information about the outcomes of participation and consultation in a manner accessible to employees
Establish and maintain participative arrangements
3.1 Develop procedurs for ongoing hazard identification and assessment and control of associated risks
3.2 Include hazard identification at the planning, design and evaluation stages of any change in the workplace to ensure that new hazards are not created by the proposed changes
3.3 Develop and maintain procedures for selection and implementation of risk control meansures in accordance with the hierarchy of control
3.4 Identify inadequacies in existing risk control meansures in accordance witht the hierarchy of control and promptly provide resources to enable implementation of new measures
3.5 Identify intervention points for expert OHS advice
Establish and maintain procedures for identifying
4.1 Develop and provide an OHS induction and training program for all employees as part of the organisation's training program
4.2 Utilise system for OHS record keeping to allow identification of patterns of occupational injury and disease in the organisation
4.3 Measure and evaluate the OHS system in line with the organisation's quality system framework
4.4 Develop and implement improvements to the OHS system to acheive organisational OHS objectives
4.5 Ensure compliance with the OHS legislative framework so that legal OHS standards are maintained as a minimum
On successful completion of this competency, you wil be aware of the importance of OHS and have the skills and knowledge required to ensure a safe workplace.
Details of Learning Activities
In-class learning activites include, but are not limited to:
teacher directed activities
demonstration and practical application
Out of class activities include, but are not limited to:
|WEEK 1||Introduction to OHS in the TV studio|
Studio A protocols
|WEEK 2||OHS representatives|
Codes of Practice
|WEEK 3||Hazards, risks and controls|
|WEEK 4||Production Task 1|
|WEEK 5||Production Task 1|
|WEEK 6||Incident, reports, record keeping, crew induction|
|WEEK 7||Electrical safety, testing and tagging|
|WEEK 8||Production Task 2|
|WEEK 9||Production Task 2|
|WEEK 10||Manual handling, working at heights|
|WEEK 11||Production Task 3|
|WEEK 12||Production Task 3|
|WEEK 13||Review of production assessments and work practice|
|WEEK 14||Location agreements, location risk assessment|
|WEEK 15||Production Task 4|
You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information
Overview of Assessment
Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through written assignments and participation in practical exercises.
Assessment tasks in this course are either formtive or summative. Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be cosidered as essential building blocks for the more substantial summative asseesment tasks. Summative assessment tasks in this unit are graded.
For further information on the assessments and grading criteria, please refer to the course Blackboard site.
To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT TASKS
1) Implementation of OHS practices - 1st TV Production exercise DUE WEEKS 4 & 5
2) Implementation of OHS practices - 2nd TV Production exercise DUE WEEKS 8 & 9
3) Risk Analysis for 3rd TV Production exercise DUE WEEKS 11 & 12
4) Risk Analysis for 4th TV Production exercise DUE WEEKS 15 & 16
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT TASK:
5) Research Project DUE WEEK 17
Grading criteria for the graded assessment can be found on the course Blackboard site.
You will be assessed using the following grades
CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CAG Competency Achieved- Graded
NN Competency Not Achieved
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment
The assessment matrix demonstrated alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration.
ETHICS AND YOUR WORK
In this course you are required to submit work which could be broadcast to a majority audience and would meet a rating of between G and MA (follow the links on The Office of Film and Literature Classification website - oflc.gov.au) to inform yourself of criteria and also meets RMIT’s Ethical Conduct requirements (follow the links on the RMIT website - rmit.edu.au) and Australian law which regard to vilification.
It is your responsibility to acquaint yourself with these regulations before submitting work for assessment.
In line with this requirement, the majority content of your film productions must be approved and signed off by your production supervisor (a Screen and Media teacher) one month ahead of the first day of photography
You will receive verbal and written feedback by the teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Please refer to the course blackboard site for policy information including information on late submissions and plagiarism
Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.
Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration:
RMIT has a strict policy on plagiarism. Pleae refer to the website for more information on this policy.
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