Course Title: Ensure a safe workplace

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

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:mctafe@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

MR MARK LANGLEY
Phone :     9925 4355
Email:       mark.langley@rmit.edu.au

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

None

Course Description

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

Element:

Establish and maintain participative arrangements
for the management of OHS

Performance Criteria:

3.1.Develop procedures 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 measures in
accordance with the hierarchy of control
3.4.Identify inadequacies in existing risk control
measures in accordance with the hierarchy of control
and promptly provide resources to enable
implementation of new measures
3.5.Identify intervention points for expert OHS advice

Element:

Establish and maintain procedures for identifying
hazards, and assessing and controlling risks

Performance Criteria:

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 systems framework
4.4.Develop and implement improvements to the OHS
system to achieve organisational OHS objectives
4.5.Ensure compliance with the OHS legislative
framework so that legal OHS standards are
maintained as a minimum

Element:

Establish and maintain a quality OHS management system

Performance Criteria:

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 for 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

Element:

Establish and maintain an OHS system

Performance Criteria:

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


Learning Outcomes


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 activities include, but are not limited to:
lectures
teacher directed activities
demonstration and practical application
group discussion
site visits

Out of class activities include, but are not limited to:
independent study
online research


Teaching Schedule

This course will be delivered and assessed in conjunction with CUFDRT401Direct Television Segments
Teaching schedule 
Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources. 

WeekClass contentAssessment DueElements
Week1•Introduction including course overview and explanation of assessment.
•Introduction to the television studio and its facilities. Includes an overview of the different crew roles associated with a television studio.
•OH&S introduction and safe working protocols. Includes discussion about safe working procedures in the studio.
•Introduction to studio equipment.
 

CUFDRT401A - 1

BSBWHS501A - 1

Week 2•The practical aspects of directing a multi camera production.
•Communication to crew. Talkback protocols.
•Class production group formations.
•Practical studio familiarisation.
•Safe work practices
 CUFDRT401A - 1,2,3

BSBWHS501A - 1

Week 3•Introduction to the autocue system. Includes practice.
•Details and discussion about DTV Live Production Task 1 Newsbreak
•Production Group will be able to hold meetings to prepare for the Newsbreak segment. Segment recording schedule will be confirmed today.
•Occupational health and Safety legislation introduction.
•ESW Task 1 will be handed out.
 CUFDRT401A - 1,2,3

BSBWHS501A - 1

Week 4Session 1 of the DTV Live Production Task 1 - Newsbreak segment.
•Groups 1 and 2 will produce.
•Groups 3 and 4 will fulfil crewing and talent roles.
•Practical demonstration of safe working practices by all crew
DTV Ungraded Assessment 1 - Session1 Due
 
CUFDRT401A - 1,2,3,4


BSBWHS501A - 1,2,3
 

Week 5Session 2 DTV Live Production Task 1 - Newsbreak segment.
•Groups 3 and 4 will produce.
•Groups 1 and 2 will fulfil crewing and talent roles.
•Practical demonstration of safe working practices by all crew
DTV Ungraded Assessment 1 - Session2 DueCUFDRT401A - 1,2,3,4


BSBWHS501A - 1,2,3

Week 6•ESW Task 1 is due today.
•Playback session for Newsbreak segments with review and feedback discussions.
•New topic. Techniques for directing and filming interview style television segments.
•Details and production schedule for DTV Live Production Task 2

 
ESW Ungraded Task 1 dueCUFDRT401A - 1,2,4


BSBWHS501A - 1

Week 7Session 1 for DTV Live Production Task 2 Tapings. Studio Interview
•Groups 1 and 2 will produce.
•Groups 3 and 4 will fulfil crewing and talent roles.
•Practical demonstration of safe working practices by all crew
DTV Ungraded Assessment 2 - Session 1 DueCUFDRT401A - 1,2,3,4

BSBWHS501A - 1,2,3

Week 8Session 2 for DTV Live Production Task 2 Tapings. Studio Interview
•Groups 3 and 4 will produce.
•Groups 1 and 2 will fulfil crewing and talent roles.
•Practical demonstration of safe working practices by all crew
DTV Ungraded Assessment 2 - Session 2 Due
 
CUFDRT401A - 1,2,3,4

BSBWHS501A - 1,2,3

Week 9•Playback session for Production task Live Interview segments with review and feedback discussions.
•Techniques for producing music clips in the studio. Includes camera moves and vision switching options.
•Studio Practice for Production Task 3.
•OH&S Job Safety Analysis – what is this? How do you compile one?
•Risk Assessments. How to conduct a risk assessment.
•ESW Task 2 handout

 
 CUFDRT401A - 1,2,4

BSBWHS501A - 1,2,3

Week 10Session 1 for DTV Production Task 3 Tapings. Music Clip
•Groups 1 and 2 will produce.
•Groups 3 and 4 will fulfil crewing and talent roles.
•Practical demonstration of safe working practices by all crew
DTV Ungraded Assessment 3 - Session 1 DueCUFDRT401A - 1,2,3,4

BSBWHS501A - 1,2,3

Week 11Session 1 for DTV Production Task 3 Tapings. Music Clip
•Groups 3 and 4 will produce.
•Groups 1 and 2 will fulfil crewing and talent roles.
•Practical demonstration of safe working practices by all crew
DTV Ungraded Assessment 3 - Session 2 Due

 
CUFDRT401A - 1,2,3,4

BSBWHS501A - 1,2,3

Week 12•Playback session for music clip segments with review and feedback discussions.
•ESW Task 2 is due today.
•DTV Graded Assessment production task details and shooting schedule.
•Technical practice of Inserting clips into a live production.
•OH&S committee’s and employee representatives.
•What is involved in conducting OH&S meetings
•ESW Graded Assessment handout
ESW Ungraded Assessment 2 Due CUFDRT401A - 1,2,3,4

BSBWHS501A - 1,2,3

Week 13•Technical rehearsal for graded assessment productions. All groups must attend and rehearse aspects of their production.
•Group planning sessions for graded assessment TV production.
•OH&S planning meetings
 CUFDRT401A - 1,2,4

BSBWHS501A - 1

Week 14•DTV Graded Assessment Session 1 – Television Show. All groups to attend to fulfil producing roles and studio crew roles.
•Self Evaluations will be filled out and submitted during playback of the finished program.
•ESW Graded Assessment is due for todays producing group.

 
DTV Graded Assessment - Session 1 Due
ESW Graded Assessment Session 1 Due
CUFDRT401A - 1,2,3,4

BSBWHS501A - 1,2,3,4

Week 15•DTV Graded Assessment Session 1 – Television Show. All groups to attend to fulfil producing roles and studio crew roles.
•Self Evaluations will be filled out and submitted during playback of the finished program.
•ESW Graded assessment is due for todays producing group.
DTV Graded Assessment - Session 2 Due
ESW Graded Assessment Session 2 Due
CUFDRT401A - 1,2,3,4

BSBWHS501A - 1,2,3,4

Week 16•DTV Graded Assessment Session 3 – Television Show. All groups to attend to fulfil producing roles and studio crew roles.
•Self Evaluations will be filled out and submitted during playback of the finished program.
•ESW Graded Assessment is due for todays producing group.

 
DTV Graded Assessment - Session 3 Due
ESW Graded Assessment Session 3 Due
CUFDRT401A - 1,2,3,4

BSBWHS501A - 1,2,3,4


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information


Other Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this
course through our online systems and access to specialised facilities and relevant software. You will also have access to the library resources.


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

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following assessment to a satisfactory standard.
You will receive feedback on all assessment and where indicated, you will receive a grade. Graded assessment tasks are equally weighted and will determine your final result for this course. Please refer to MyRMIT for assessment criteria.

Ungraded Assessment Tasks

1. Written Questionnaire 1: Legal Policies, Demonstration of safe working practices in the studio. Due Week 6 Semester 1

2. Written Questionnaire 2: Job Safety Analysis and Risk assessments. Demonstration of safe working practices in the studio. Due Week 12 Semester 1

Graded Assessment Task

1. Preproduction of WHS reports for TV Program. Demonstration of safe working practices in the studio. Due Week 14, 15, 16 Semester 1

 

For further information on the assessments and grading criteria, please refer to 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
NYC        Not Yet Competent
DNS       Did Not Submit for Assessment


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrated alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration.

Other Information

Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters: http://www.rmit.edu.au/students

Cover Sheet for Submissions:
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications

Attendance:
The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that you attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.

Feedback:
You will receive verbal and written feedback on your work. Where relevant, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Student feedback at RMIT: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=9pp3ic9obks7

Student Progress:
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential.
Student progress policy: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1

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. Special consideration, appeals and discipline : http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism:
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity : http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n


 

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