Course Title: Contribute to health and safety of self and others
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2020
Course Code: OHTH5958C
Course Title: Contribute to health and safety of self and others
School: 375T Vocational Design and Social Context
Campus: Brunswick Campus
Program: C4382 - Certificate IV in Design
Course Contact: Alistair Briggs
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9988
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Nominal Hours: 20
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
In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge to work in a manner that follows Work Health and Safety (WHS) procedures, in relation to yourself and others and to respond to potential emergency issues and incidents.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
1 Work safely
1.1 Follow provided safety procedures and instructions when working
1.2 Carry out pre start systems and equipment checks according to workplace procedures
1.3 Follow workplace procedures for responding to emergency incidents
2 Implement work safety requirements
2.1 Identify designated persons to whom queries and concerns about safety in the workplace should be directed
2.2 Identify existing and potential hazards in the workplace, report them to designated persons and record them according to workplace procedures
2.3 Identify and implement WHS procedures and work instructions
2.4 Identify and report emergency incidents and injuries to designated persons according to workplace procedures
2.5 Identify WHS duty holders and their duties for own work area
3 Participate in WHS consultative processes
3.1 Contribute to workplace meetings, inspections and other WHS consultative activities
3.2 Raise WHS issues with designated persons according to organisational procedures
3.3 Take actions to eliminate workplace hazards and reduce risks
Details of Learning Activities
You will complete exercises, and you will also be required to undertake independent study.
In-session activities will include:
- demonstrations and presentations by teacher
- peer teaching and class presentations
- group discussion
- review and revision
- teacher directed group activities/projects
Out-of-session activities will include:
- independent project based work
- online tutorials and activities
- independent research
|Week||Learning program||Due dates|
Orientation and introduction to course
Task 4: Workplace Safety Check worksheet
Task 1: Online WHS shared research document. Topic: Mind
Task 1: Online WHS reviews & comments Topic: Mind
Task 2: Online WHS shared research document. Topic: Body
Task 2: Online WHS reviews & comments Topic: Body
Task 3: Online WHS shared research document. Topic: Technology
Task 3: Online WHS reviews & comments Topic: Technology
Completion and submission of all four tasks for assessment
|Task 1, 2, 3
& 4 due in
While all course content will be delivered, the order and mode of delivery may change depending on the availability of specialist facilities and equipment. Please check Canvas regularly as any updates will be communicated by your teacher.
You are advised to look at the Learning Hub at myRMIT site for ongoing updated information. A range of learning resources and references are provided throughout the year.
You will require a personal storage device and tools as outlined in tool kit list.
RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems and access to specialised facilities and relevant software. You will also have access to the library resources.
Amongst the library’s electronic resources is the ability to access Lynda.com for online tutorials and lessons. You may be given these tutorials (and other resources) to supplement your classroom learning. The University Library has extensive resources for Design students.
The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies: http://rmit.libguides.com/graphicartanddesign
The Library provides guides on academic referencing: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing
and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/librarians/dsc
Overview of Assessment
Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment tasks will require you demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through practical projects and/or written tasks and includes online activities.
The assessment tasks are:
WHS Online blog project
Workplace safety check worksheet
An assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
There are 4 x assessment tasks for this course, and they are as follows:
Task 1: Online WHS research document and comments. Topic: Mind
Task 2: Online WHS research document and comments. Topic: Body
Task 3: Online WHS research document and comments. Topic: Technology
Task 4: Workplace Safety Check worksheet identifying in-home risks and hazards.
All WHS material generated in these tasks will be discussed in a session/s.
All tasks need to be completed and submitted by Week 9.
Due dates for assessment tasks dependent on access to specialist facilities and equipment may change. Please check Canvas regularly as any updates will be communicated by your teacher.
At the completion of the course, all assessments tasks will be assessed for competency only.
This course is assessed as either CA - Competency Achieved or NYC - Not Yet Competent
Final course results will be shown as above, there is no grading applied.
This course will conclude in Week 9, and course results will be determined after that time.
An assessment matrix demonstrating alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency is available from the course contact person (stated above).
The major learning experience involves scheduled 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 feedback at RMIT
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy
Special Consideration Policy, Late Submission & Extensions
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.
Pick the following link for details on applying for Special consideration
Any student seeking an extension, should aim at doing so a minimum of 2 days before the deadline. Work submitted late and without an extension at any point will incur late penalties in accordance with university policy.
If you require an extension you must complete an extension form with evidence supporting your application and hand this to your instructor. Further links - Application for extension of time
On Time Submission and Impact of Late Submission
On time submission is an important factor in your assessment. Employability skills are embedded in all courses and these include Planning & Organising and Self-management. For this reason, late work impacts on your competency assessment.
Submissions that are assessed as Not Satisfactory can be re-submitted once and this is only permitted during the period that the competency is scheduled.
When submitting work for assessment you are required to complete a declaration of authorship. This must be done for every summative assessment task. This statement acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications. For non-digital submission use the printed form provided. For digital online submission please use e Submission process.Information regarding the eSubmission process
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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