Course Title: Follow health, safety and security procedures

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2009

Course Code: OHTH5322C

Course Title: Follow health, safety and security procedures

School: 340T Art

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5234 - Diploma of Visual Art

Course Contact : Ninna Cikoja

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:TAFEArt@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Steve Cox: steve.cox@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 15

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 unit develops the skills and knowledge required to use materials in accordance with appropriate Occupational Health and Safety procedure and operate safely in a workplace environment


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUFSAF01B Follow health, safety and security procedures

Element:

1. Follow workplace procedures on health, safety and security

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Comply with health, safety and security procedures in accordance with organisational policy, relevant legislation, insurance requirements and safety plan where appropriate
1.2 Identify and promptly report breaches of health, safety and security procedures
1.3 Work safely and ensure that all work activities are undertaken in a safe manner and do not present a
hazard to fellow workers or the public

Element:

2. Deal with emergency situations

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Recognise emergency and potential emergency situations, and determine and take required action within scope of individual responsibility
2.2 Follow emergency procedures in accordance with organisational procedures
2.3 Seek assistance from colleagues and/or other authorities where appropriate
2.4 Report details of emergency situations accurately as required in accordance with organisational policy

Element:

3. Maintain personal safety standards

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Use appropriate safety clothing, footwear and personal protection equipment
3.2 Undertake measures to prevent injury or impairment related to workplace activities and control workplace
3.3 Carry out all manual handling in accordance with legal requirements, enterprise policies and national
health and safety guidelines
3.4 Assist in maintaining workplace in a safe condition

Element:

4. Provide feedback on health, safety and security

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Identify occupational health and safety issues requiring attention
4.2 Raise occupational health and safety issues with the designated person in accordance with organisation and legislative requirements


Learning Outcomes


On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Follow established procedures and understanding of the implications of disregarding those procedures
  • Understand the legal requirement to work in accordance with health, safety and security procedures
In this course, you learn through:

1.  In-class activities:
  • lectures
  • teacher directed group activities/projects
  • class exercises to review discussions/lectures
  • peer teaching and class presentations
  • group discussion
  • class exercises to review discussions/lectures
  • studio work.

2. Out-of-class activities include:
  • practical exercises
  • reading articles and excerpts
  • preparing for discussion
  • project work
  • independent research.

You are expected to manage your learning and undertake an appropriate amount of out-of-class independent study and research and industry guests speak about professional practice.


Details of Learning Activities

There is a range of learning activities including:
•    Participation in practical workshops conducted by a teacher. Workshops also provide the opportunity for student to practise & perform under supervision and coaching from a teacher
•    Attendance at lectures with question and answer sessions
•    Keeping a visual journal (diary) which contains evidence OH&S requirements


Teaching Schedule

Week 1:   Orientation
Week 2:   Introduction
Week 3-5: Lectures in Health, Safety and Secutity
Week 6-17: Practical Demonstration in the workplace
Week 18: Assessment


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

As advised during the semester


Overview of Assessment

Students’ ability to apply to follow health safety and security procedures will be assessed by:

  • Direct observation of the candidate explaining workplace safety or emergency procedures  to others
  • Direct observation of the candidate demonstrating safe working practices for particular job roles.
Assessment of this unit requires access to:
  • relevant occupational health and safety acts,
  • regulations and codes of practice
  • relevant protective equipment.


Assessment Tasks

•    Demonstration of safe and healthy use of equipment, materials and workspaces in workshops and studios
•    Visual journal


Assessment Matrix

Assessment evidenceElement
Essential skillsEssential knowledgeCritical aspects of assessment
Visual diary3. Provide feedback on
health, safety and security
literacy skills sufficient to interpret symbols used for
occupational health and safety signs
• general knowledge of relevant industry safety
guidelines as they apply to particular areas of work,
• understanding of the legal requirement to work in accordance with health, safety and security procedures
Observation of performance1. Follow workplace procedures on health, safety and security

2. Deal with emergency
situations

3. Maintain personal safety standards


4. Provide feedback on
health, safety and security
literacy skills sufficient to interpret symbols used for
occupational health and safety signs
• general knowledge of relevant industry safety
guidelines as they apply to particular areas of work, major causes of workplace accidents relevant to the
work environment
• workplace hazards relevant to a given context
• following established procedures and understanding of the implications of disregarding those procedures
• understanding of the legal requirement to work in accordance with health, safety and security procedures

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