Course Title: Ensure a safe workplace

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2013

Course Code: OHTH5467C

Course Title: Ensure a safe workplace

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5218 - Diploma of Interactive Digital 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

Teacher: Nicole McKinnon
Phone: 99254375
Email: nicole.mckinnon@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

The course provides the skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain effective work relationships and networks in preparation for entering the multimedia industry.

This course is co-delivered with Establish Networks BSBREL401A



 


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBOHS509A Ensure a safe workplace

Element:

1.Establish and maintain an OHS 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:

2.Establish and maintain participative arrangements
for the management of OHS

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

Element:

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

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

Element:

4.Establish and maintain a quality OHS management
system

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


Learning Outcomes


NA


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will consist of:
• in class activities
• out-of-class activities
• peer teaching and class presentations
• online research
• group discussion
• independent project based work
• screenings
• teacher directed group activities/projects
 


Teaching Schedule

Week

Class content

Note this course is co-delivered with Establish Networks BSBREL401A

Assessment deadlines BSBREL401A   
  Elements(3)
        

BSBOHS509A   Elements(4)

 

1

Introduction to Establish networks
Overview of the courses, including course guide, assessment tasks

Discussion on establishing networks with industry.

Introduction Establish Networks Formative Assignment 1: Create your CV. Review the brief requirements.

Introduction and Ensure a safe workplace.
Overview of course guide, assessment tasks

Introduction to Worksafe Victoria: http://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/WorkSafe/Home/
A guide to health and safety in the office.

 1, 2, 31, 2, 3, 4
2Establishing networks with industry – Creating the perfect CV and cover letter. What to include what not to include.

Introducing formative Assignment Task 02: Establish networks. Industry speaker report. Due: week 16
Review the brief requirements.

Ensure A Safe Workplace
Introducing Ensure A Safe Workplace
Formative Assignment 01: A guide to health and safety in the office poster design.

 1 1, 2, 3
3Establish Networks - Industry speaker 1 (TBA)
Industry Networking

Discuss Ensure A Safe Workplace
formative Assignment 01: A guide to health and safety in the office poster design due: week 5

 1, 2, 31, 2, 3,
4

Establish Networks - Industry speaker 2 (TBA)
Industry Networking

Continue to work on Ensure A Safe Workplace formative Assignment 01: A guide to health and safety in the office poster

 Establish Networks Formative Assignment 1: Create your CV.
 
1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3,
5

Industry Networking

Presenting Ensure A Safe Workplace Formative Assignment 01: A guide to health and safety in the office poster design

Introducing Establish networks Summative Assessment task: 03 Making contact with Industry – Presentation week 13,  final submission week 16

- How to find industry contacts
- approaching industry people

 Formative Assignment 01: A guide to health and safety in the office poster design

 

1, 2 1, 2, 3
6Establish Networks - Industry speaker 3 (TBA)
Industry networking

Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workplace.

Introducing: Ensure a safe workplace Formative Assignment 02: Setting up your Workstation due: week 16

 1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3
7Establish Networks - Industry speaker 4 (TBA)
- Industry networking

Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workstation

 1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3
8Establish Networks - Industry speaker 5 (TBA)
Industry networking

Discuss: Establish Networks Summative Assessment task: 03 Making contact with Industry – Presentation.

Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workstation

 1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3
9Establish Networks - Industry speaker 6 (TBA)
Industry networking


Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workstation
 

 1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3
10Establish Networks - Industry speaker 7 (TBA)

 

- Industry networking

Discuss: Establish networks Summative Assessment task: 03 Making contact with Industry – Presentation. Due week 13

Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workstation

 1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3, 4
11Establish Networks - Industry speaker 8 (TBA)
Industry networking

Discuss Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workstation

 1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3, 4
12Establish Networks - Industry speaker 9 (TBA)
- Industry networking
 
     1 1, 2, 3, 4
13Presentations – Making contact with industry presentations

Discuss Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workplace

 Establish Networks Summative Assessment task: 03 Making contact with Industry - Presentation1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3, 4
14Presentations – Making contact with industry presentations

Discuss Ensure a Safe workplace – setting up your workstation

 Establish Networks Summative Assessment task: 03 Making contact with Industry -Presentation1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3, 4
15Industry speaker report. – finalise

Ensure a Safe workplace – safety on a film shoot.

 Ensure a safe workplace Formative Assignment 02: Setting up your Workstation

 

1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3, 4
16Submit industry speaker report Establish Networks Formative assessment task 2. Industry speaker report.

Introducing Establish networks Summative Assessment task: 03 Making contact with Industry – Presentation. 13 final submission week 16

 


 

1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3, 4
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Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

No prescribed texts


References


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


Other Resources

Access to computers.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will involve practical exercises, knowledge assessment tasks and practical group and/ or individual projects.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment tasks in this unit are either ungraded or graded. Ungraded tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered as essential building blocks for more substantial (graded) assessment tasks.
To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessment.

For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course blackboard site.

Ensure a Safe Workplace

Assignment 01: A guide to health and safety in the office
poster design

Due week 5
For full details: see brief in Ensure a Safe Workplace assessment
task folder

Assignment 02: Setting up your
Workstation
Due week 15
For full details: see brief in Ensure a Safe Workplace
assessment task folder

Ensure a Safe Workplace is subject to Non-Graded Assessment.
CA – Competency Achieved
NYC – Not Yet Competent
DNS – Did Not Submit for Assessment


Assessment Matrix

 

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

Other Information

Note this course is co-delivered with Establish Networks BSBREL401A


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

Cover Sheet for Submissions
All students must complete a submission cover sheet for each piece of submitted work.

Plagiarism - RMIT has a strict policy on plagiarism. For more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity

Copyright
All students have access to the myRMIT copyright shell. The myRMIT copyright shell contains information on copyright, plus also examples on how to use copyright works as part of your projects and assignments.

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:
www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration/online

Course Assessment Committee/Program Advisory Board
These committees promote the early identification of students who are not achieving acceptable academic performance. The Course Assessment Committee provides identified students with assistance and seeks to ensure such students are aware of the range of support services available to them at the University.

Student Feedback
Students are offered opportunities to provide feedback through a variety of mechanisms including online surveys conducted at the end of each course or semester, student complaints and Student Staff Consultative Committees

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