Course Title: Implement workplace safety procedures and programs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6077

Course Title: Implement workplace safety procedures and programs

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 35.0

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)

OHTH5425C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2010,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Karen Linstrom

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254597

Course Contact Email: karen.linstrom@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

 This course covers the knowledge and skills required to implement an organization’s Occupational Health and Safety policies, procedures and programs by those with supervisory responsibility to meet Occupational Health and Safety standards.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no Pre-requisites for this course



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPOHS401B Implement workplace safety procedures and programs

Elements:

01. Provide Workplace Safety Information to the Workgroup

02. Implement and monitor participative arrangements for Workplace Safety

03. Identify Hazards and  Assess Risks

04. Implement and Report on Procedures for Controlling Risks

05. Implement Procedures for dealing with Hazardous Events

06. Implement Procedures for Providing Workplace Safety Training

07. Implement Procedures for Maintaining Workplace Safety Records


Learning Outcomes

See elements


Overview of Assessment

Assessment of this course will be based on:

  • Active participation in Case Studies presented
  • Hurdle tasks embedded in the lectures and tutorials
  • Comprehensive Written Examination
  • Development of an OH&S policy, including implementation and review frameworks and an issues resolution flowchart