Course Title: Work safely in the construction industry

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5332

Course Title: Work safely in the construction industry

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 6.0

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5849C

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

Working safely is a fundamental aspect of working in live production. Working Safely in the Construction Industry has been selected by the live event industry to provide you with the basic Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) knowledge which you will require to undertake a range of work tasks within this employment field. In this course you will learn about OHS legislative requirements, the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness within the context of the live event industry.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

Elements:

1. Identify OHS legislative requirements.

2. Identify construction hazards and control measures.

3. Identify OHS communication and reporting processes.

4. Identify OHS incident response procedures.


Learning Outcomes

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

You will also be aware of:

  • applicable OHS legislative and safety requirements for construction work including duty of care
  • the range of common construction hazards and procedures for the assessment of risk and application of the hierarchy of control
  • OHS communication processes, information and documentation including the role of OHS committees and representatives, the meaning of common safety signs and symbols, and procedures for reporting hazards, incidents and injuries
  • general procedures for responding to incidents and emergencies including evacuation, first aid, fire safety equipment and PPE.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will involve demonstration of practical tasks and testing of your knowledge.of underpinning theory