Course Title: Maintain store safety

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: OHTH5485C

Course Title: Maintain store safety

School: 320T Architecture & Design

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5235 - Diploma of Visual Merchandising

Course Contact : Tim McCarthy

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4717

Course Contact Email:tim.mccarthy@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

John Owe Young (VM2B)  email:  johno.young@rmit.edu.au

Sue Robinson (VM2A)  email: sue.robinson@rmit.edu.au


Tim McCarthy (VM2C)  email: tim.mccarthy@rmit.edu.au
 

Nominal Hours: 35

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 is based on the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (NOHSC) guidelines and describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to maintain store safety in a retail environment.

This course is delivered in combination with Design & Construct Props MKTG5873C
 


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

SIRXOHS002A Maintain store safety

Element:

1. Inform team members.

Performance Criteria:

1.1
Clearly and accurately explain store policy and procedures in regard to OHS and emergency procedures to team members .

1.2
Ensure access for team members to store OHS policy and procedures .

1.3
Clearly and accurately explain relevant provisions of OHS legislation and codes of practice to team members.
 


1.4
Regularly provide clear and accurate information on identified hazards and risk control procedures to team members.

 

Element:

2. Involve team members.

Performance Criteria:


2.1
Provide opportunities and processes for team members to consult and contribute on OHS issues according to store policy.

2.2
Promptly resolve issues raised or refer to relevant personnel according to store policy.
 


2.3
Promptly convey outcomes of issues raised on OHS matters to team members.

 

Element:

3. Monitor and maintain a safe work environment.

Performance Criteria:

3.1
Implement store policy and procedures with regard to identification, prevention and reporting of potential hazards.
 


3.2
Take prompt action to deal with hazardous events according to store policy.
 


3.3
Investigate unsafe or hazardous events to identify cause and report any inadequacies in risk control measures or resource allocation for risk control to relevant personnel .
 


3.4
Implement and monitor control measures to prevent recurrence and minimise risks of unsafe and hazardous events according to store policy and the hierarchy of control .
 


3.5
Handle and store hazardous goods according to store policy and OHS regulations.
 


3.6
Maintain equipment according to store policy and OHS regulations.
 


3.7
Monitor team performance to ensure use of safe manual handling techniques .

 

Element:

4. Implement emergency procedures.

Performance Criteria:

4.1
Implement store emergency policy and procedures promptly in the event of an emergency.
 

Element:

5. Identify need for OHS training.

Performance Criteria:


5.1
Identify OHS training needs, specifying gaps between OHS competencies required and those held by team members.
 


5.2
Organise and arrange training according to store policy.

 

Element:

6. Maintain OHS records.

Performance Criteria:

6.1
Complete and maintain OHS records regarding occupational injury and disease according to store policy and legislative requirements .
 


6.2
Use information from records to identify hazards and monitor risk control procedures according to store policy.

 


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.
 


Details of Learning Activities

In class activities may include:
• class exercises to review discussions/lectures
• practical demonstrations
• seminar presentations
• lectures
• design
• guest lecture
• group discussion
• workshops
• online research
• independent project based work
• teacher directed group activities/projects
• site visits (observations)
• tutorials
 

Out of class activities may include:
• Blog/Wiki discussion and participation
• seminar presentations
• design
• guest lecture
• group discussion
• workshops
• online research
• independent project based work
• teacher directed group activities/projects
• site visits (observations)
• ‘workshopping’ of student projects
 


Teaching Schedule

Studio 2 <thead> <th scope="col">Week</th> <th scope="col">Topic</th> <th scope="col"> Competency and elements</th> <th scope="col"> Competency and elements</th> </thead>
  Order of activity may vary according to alignment with VMP2. Design, construct and maintain props and merchandisers  Maintain store safety
 1 Orientation, OH&S and basic tools and equipment refresher, use slat wall fittings 1 1,2,3
 2 Intro to Power tools, safe use and construction 1 1,2,3
 3Design and construct basic prop or prototype
**Student Studio OHS Rep and reporting ongoing each week a different pair of students
**
Complete RMIT online OHS induction
 
 1  **1,2,3,4,5,6**
 4

Create a fashion canvas backdrop/s ongoing assignment

Research Store OHS Policy and emergency procedures
Create props and elements support of  displays

 1 1
 5 Create props and elements support of displays 1 
 6 Create props and elements support of displays 1 
 7 Create props and elements support of displays 1 
 8 Create props and elements support of displays 1 
 9 Create props and elements support of displays 1 
 10 Create props and elements support of displays 1 
 11 Create props and elements support of displays 1 
 12 Create props and elements support of displays 1 
 13 Create props and elements support of displays 1 
 14

 Create props and elements support of displays

Submit Research Store OHS Policy and emergency procedures

 1 1
 15 Create props and elements support of displays 1 
 16 Create props and elements support of displays 1 
 Sem 2   
 1Create props and elements supportive of displays.
**Studio OHS Rep and reporting ongoing each week a different pair of students**
 1 **1,2,3,4,5,6**
 2Create props and elements supportive of displays. 1 
 3 Create props and elements supportive of displays. 1 
 4 Assess ex-storage mannequins to ascertain maintenance requirements 1, 2 
 5 Create props and elements supportive of displays. 1 
 6 Use mannequins in whole or part to service theme or window 1,2 
 7 Create props and elements support of displays 1 
 8 Create props and elements support of displays 1 
 9Create props and elements support of displays 1 
 10 Create props and elements support of displays 1 
 11 Create props and elements support of displays 1 
 12 Create props and elements support of displays 1 
 13 Create props and elements support of displays 1 
 14

 Create props and elements support of displays

 1 
15 Create props and elements support of displays 1 
16 Create props and elements support of displays 1 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Work shop Tools and equipment

Gossard Building workshops

Laser Cutters in Building 8 and Building 100


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include:
EXAMPLES
- Practical tasks, a major project and a short test
- direct observation including exploration of and experimentation with techniques
- written and/or oral questioning and discussion to assess knowledge and understanding
- completion of an art journal and/or portfolio including personal reflection and feedback
- direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence&hellip;

Please note: All Assessment tasks need to be completed before competency is achieved. A number of tasks will be formative to show your progress and development of skills and knowledge throughout the semester. The final task will be summative to provide a level of performance in addition to your competency.


The RMIT assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as a student as well as those of your teachers. http://mams.rmit.edu.au/kh6a3ly2wi2h1.pdf
 


Assessment Tasks

 Design, construct and maintain props and merchandisers.

1. Use and explore tools and equipment and demonstrate safe including  slat wall fittings  - Formative

2. Design and construct basic prop or prototype and create it using the cordless jigsaw and cordless drill . Formative

3. Create a fashion canvas backdrop/s with applied images or collage for use in specific window displays - Summative (Graded)

4. Create props and elements support of VMP2 displays, only after submiting approved highly resolved designs and working drawings with specifications and dimensions - Summative (Graded)
 

5. Assess mannequins to ascertain maintenance requirements, and use mannequins in whole or part to service theme or window

Maintain store safety

1. Each week a pair of student will be nominated as Studio OHS reps and be required to monitor, identify, maintain the work space for OHS issues and to identify inform and involve class members of hazards etc. You will need to complete a report/records and report back to group at the start of next class. (Students should participate in this activity twice over the year. once each semester) - Summative (x2). Students will be delegated this role by there teacher.

As a team you will be required to :

Monitor and maintain a safe work environment.
Implement emergency procedures if required
Identify need for OHS training and make notes of specifics
Maintain an OHS record worksheet which will be supplied

Then at the start of the following week you will report back and inform and involve the rest of the class in your findings and observations.


2. Complete RMIT online OHS induction. Booking of computer lab for class in Library required. (to be completed in first 4 weeks - date and location to be advised by teacher) - Formative

3. Research Store OHS Policy and emergency procedures where you currently work, or will be doing mentor. And provide evidence of the policy and report back either and provide evidence of policy . Explain and or demonstrate how to implement store emergency procedure, in event of emergency. (To be completed by week 14 in Sem 1) - Summative


Assessment Matrix

<thead> <th scope="col">Assessment task</th> <th scope="col">Feedback (Formative)</th> <th scope="col">Graded (Summative)</th> </thead>
Use and explore tools and equipment X 
 Design and construct basic prop or prototype X 
 Studio OHS Rep and reporting ongoing each week a different pair of students X 
 Create a fashion canvas backdrop/s  X
 Complete RMIT online OHS induction X 
 Research Store OHS Policy and emergency procedures  X
 Create props and elements support of VMP2 displays - Sem 1  X
 Create props and elements support of VMP2 displays - Sem 2  X
Assess  mannequins to ascertain maintenance requirementsX 
Use mannequins in whole or part to service theme or window X

Other Information

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 by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
 

Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential.

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

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

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