Course Title: Apply site risk management system

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

Course Code: OHTH5704C

Course Title: Apply site risk management system

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5320 - Diploma of Surveying

Course Contact : Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:engineering-tafe@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

             

<font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Surveying Program Manager: Thierry Demathieu
Ph: 9925 8359
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William Ntuwah

William.ntuwah@rmit.edu.au

Phone :99254445

Nominal Hours: 40

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 covers applying the site risk management system in resources and infrastructure industries. It includes: providing information to the work group; applying and monitoring participative arrangements, the procedures for providing training, for identifying hazards and assessing risks, for controlling risks; and the procedures for maintaining records.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

RIIRIS401A Apply site risk management system

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1. Provide information to the work group

Performance Criteria:

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1.1. Access, interpret and apply compliance documentation relevant to applying the site risk management system <o:p></o:p>

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1.2. Accurately explain relevant compliance documentation to the work group <o:p></o:p>

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1.3. Provide information on the organisation's risk management policies, procedures and programs to the work group in an accessible manner <o:p></o:p>

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1.4. Regularly provide and clearly explain information about identified hazards and the outcomes of risk assessment and control to the work group <o:p></o:p>

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2. Apply and monitor participative arrangements

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2.1. Explain the importance of effective consultative mechanisms in managing risk to the work group <o:p></o:p>

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2.2. Conduct and monitor consultative procedures to facilitate participation of work groups in managing work area hazards <o:p></o:p>

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2.3. Promptly deal with issues raised through consultation in accordance with organisational consultation procedures <o:p></o:p>

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2.4. Record and promptly communicate the outcomes of consultation over risk management issues to the work group <o:p></o:p>

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Element:

3. Apply and monitor the procedures for providing training

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3.1. Systematically identify risk management training needs in line with organisational requirements <o:p></o:p>

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3.2. Make arrangements, in consultation with relevant individuals, to meet risk management training needs of team members. <o:p></o:p>

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3.3. Provide workplace learning opportunities and coaching and mentoring assistance to facilitate team and individual achievement of identified training needs <o:p></o:p>

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Element:

4. Apply and monitor procedures for identifying hazards and assessing risks

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4.1. Identify and report hazards and risks in the work area in accordance with risk management and related policies and procedures <o:p></o:p>

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4.2. Action team members hazard reports promptly in accordance with organisational procedures<o:p></o:p>

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5. Apply and monitor the procedures for controlling risks

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5.1. Apply procedures for controlling risk using the hierarchy of controls and organisational requirements <o:p></o:p>

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5.2. Identify and report inadequacies in existing risk control measures in accordance with hierarchy of controls <o:p></o:p>

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5.3. Monitor outcomes of reported inadequacies where appropriate to ensure a prompt organisational response <o:p></o:p>

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6. Apply and monitor the procedures for maintaining records

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6.1. Ensure accurate completion and maintenance of risk management records of incidents in the work area in accordance with organisational requirements <o:p></o:p>

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6.2. Use aggregate information and data from work area records to identify hazards and monitor risk control procedures in work area <o:p></o:p>

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Learning Outcomes


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Details of Learning Activities

This course is delivered in conjunction with CPPDSM3009A Maintain workplace safety in the property industry

You will learn to:

  • Measure and evaluate the OHS system in line with the organisation’s quality systems framework<o:p></o:p>
  • Develop procedures for ongoing hazard identification, and assessment and control of associated risks<o:p></o:p>
  • Ensure compliance with the OHS legislative framework so that legal OHS standards are maintained<o:p></o:p>

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Teaching Schedule

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Introduction<o:p></o:p>

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  • Introduction to the course<o:p></o:p>
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  • Induction – OH&S <o:p></o:p>
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  • Yarra Bend - OH&S<o:p></o:p>
  • Introduction to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)  and sun protection<o:p></o:p>
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  • Develop inspection program that will identify what should be inspected, frequency recording and reporting procedures<o:p></o:p>
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Class Activity<o:p></o:p>

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<font size="3">1<font face="Times New Roman">.</font>Complete Appendix A (JSA form) by identifying potential hazards at Yarra Bend <o:p></o:p></font>

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<font size="3">2. Complete Appendix B (acknowledgement form)  <o:p></o:p></font>

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3. Induction<o:p></o:p>

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  • Mark the assembly areas on given RMIT map<o:p></o:p>
  • Physically undertake evacuation procedure<o:p></o:p>
  • Show locations of fire extinguishers and first aid kit<o:p></o:p>
  • Collate each students phone number<o:p></o:p>
  • Provide all students with phone number of Yarra Bend office<o:p></o:p>
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4.           Introduce Assessment1<o:p></o:p>

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Policies and procedures<o:p></o:p>

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&middot;         RMIT OH&S policy <o:p></o:p>

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&middot;         Responsibilities for Occupational Health and Safety– Duty of care<o:p></o:p>

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&middot;         Procedures <o:p></o:p>

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o   Accident reporting<o:p></o:p>

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o   First aid<o:p></o:p>

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o   First Aid<o:p></o:p>

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o   Alcohol & Drugs<o:p></o:p>

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o    Insurance<o:p></o:p>

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&middot;         Introduction to Appendices<o:p></o:p>

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Class Activity<o:p></o:p>

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<font size="3">2. Complete relevant forms<o:p></o:p></font>

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  • SIS-Field Activity Information Notice <o:p></o:p>
  • Rules of the Field Activity<o:p></o:p>
  • OH&S Incident reporting <o:p></o:p>
  • Extracts from the RMIT University Regulation concerning student discipline’<o:p></o:p>
  • Risk Assessment & Job Safety Analysis form<o:p></o:p>
  • Fill in Risk Assessment & Job Safety Analysis form<o:p></o:p>
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Sun protection<o:p></o:p>

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  • General information<o:p></o:p>
  • Sun protection outdoor workers<o:p></o:p>
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    Personal Protective Equipment<o:p></o:p>

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    Class Activity<o:p></o:p>

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    <font size="3">1<font face="Times New Roman">.</font>Complete Appendix A (JSA form) by identifying potential hazards at Yarra Bend <o:p></o:p></font>

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    2. Assessment 1 due (20%)<o:p></o:p>

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    Inappropriate Behaviour<o:p></o:p>

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    o           State potential hazardous behaviours<o:p></o:p>

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    Risk control plan<o:p></o:p>

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    Hierarchy of hazard control <o:p></o:p>

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    Class Activity<o:p></o:p>

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    <font size="3">1<font face="Times New Roman">.</font>Complete Appendix A (JSA form) by identifying potential hazards at Yarra Bend <o:p></o:p></font>

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    9<o:p></o:p>

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    Toolbox meeting<o:p></o:p>

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    • Policy<o:p></o:p>
    • Benefits<o:p></o:p>
    • Documenting <o:p></o:p>
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    Class Activity<o:p></o:p>

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    <font size="3">1<font face="Times New Roman">.</font>Complete Appendix A (JSA form) by identifying potential hazards at Yarra Bend for levelling activity ( two peg test near the hut)<o:p></o:p></font>

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    <font size="3">2. Participate in a Toolbox meeting<o:p></o:p></font>

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    <font size="3">3. Prepare a summary of the details arising from the toolbox meeting <o:p></o:p></font>

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    <font size="3">4. Fill in the Toolbox meeting form (Appendix F)<o:p></o:p></font>

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    11<o:p></o:p>

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     Traffic Management – Worksite<o:p></o:p>

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    • Methods to increase traffic separation<o:p></o:p>
    • Common construction hazards<o:p></o:p>
    • General response procedure<o:p></o:p>
    • Accidents & Emergency response and procedure<o:p></o:p>
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    Class Activity<o:p></o:p>

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    <font size="3">1<font face="Times New Roman">.</font>Complete Appendix A (JSA form) by identifying potential hazards at Yarra Bend for Total station operation( in the oval)<o:p></o:p></font>

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    <font size="3">2.Inspect the site traffic – low, medium or high risk<o:p></o:p></font>

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    3. Establish worksite work plan <o:p></o:p>

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    • Define hazard<o:p></o:p>
    • Common hazards<o:p></o:p>
    • Develop control measures<o:p></o:p>
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    3. Assessment 2 due (20%)<o:p></o:p>

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    Manual handling<o:p></o:p>

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    • Use Risk identification form to identify Manual handling hazards<o:p></o:p>
    • Develop control measures<o:p></o:p>
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    Safety signs and symbols<o:p></o:p>

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    • Meaning of colours on safety signs<o:p></o:p>
    • Types of signs<o:p></o:p>
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    Fire safety<o:p></o:p>

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    • Fire safety equipment<o:p></o:p>
    • Common causes of fire<o:p></o:p>
    • Response to fire<o:p></o:p>
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    Class Activity<o:p></o:p>

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    <font size="3">1<font face="Times New Roman">.</font>Complete Appendix A (JSA form) by identifying potential hazards at Yarra Bend <o:p></o:p></font>

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    <o:p> </o:p>

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    15/17<o:p></o:p>

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    (03-June)<o:p></o:p>

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    Closed Book Test 30%<o:p></o:p>

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    Portfolio submission (30%)<o:p></o:p>

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    Learning Resources

    Prescribed Texts


    References


    Other Resources

    Students will be able to access course information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. Lists of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. You will also use equipment and software packages in the laboratory for the project work. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.
    Check the Library Subject Guides: http://rmit.libguides.com/geospatial


    Overview of Assessment

    The evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit must be relevant to worksite operations and satisfy all of the requirements of the performance criteria, required skills and knowledge and the range statement of this unit and include evidence of the following:

    • knowledge of the requirements, procedures and instructions to apply the site risk management system
    • implementation of appropriate procedures and techniques for the safe, effective and efficient application of the site risk management system
    • working with others to plan, prepare and apply the site risk management system
    • provision of clear and timely instruction and supervision by the individual of those involved in applying the site risk management system
    • evidence of the consistent successful application of the site risk management system


    Assessment Tasks

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    Graded Assessment
    You will need to obtain Satisfactory (S) in all assessment tasks before grading can occur.
    Marks from assessments will count towards a final grade only if the individual assessment result is satisfactory (S)

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    Assessment Matrix

      

    Element / Performance Criteria CoveredAssessment 1Assessment 2Assessment 3
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    1.2X X
    1.3X X
    1.4X X
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    2.2XXX
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    2.4 XX
    3.1XXX
    3.2XXX
    3.3 XX
    3.4 XX
    4.1 XX
    4.2 XX
    5.1 XX
    5.2 XX
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    Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
    You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:
    • Relevant
    • Current
    • Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course

    Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.

    Study and Learning Support:
    Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:
    • Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
    • Maths and science developmental support and advice
    • English language development

    Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and Learning Support.

    Disability Liaison Unit:
    If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
    Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit.

    Late Submission:
    If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
    The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than two working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.
    If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than seven calendar days (from the original due date), you must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than two working days after the official due date.

    Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

    Special Consideration:
    Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration.

    Plagiarism:
    Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the university.
    Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

    Email Communication:
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