Course Title: Follow health, safety and security procedures

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: OHTH5306C

Course Title: Follow health, safety and security procedures

School: 320T Design (TAFE)

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C5230 - Diploma of Graphic Design

Course Contact : Alistair Briggs

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9438

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 15

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


Course Description

This unit addresses workplace procedures on health, safety and security.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUFSAF01B Follow health, safety and security procedures


1. Follow workplace procedures on health, safety and security

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Comply with health, safety and security procedures in accordance with organisational policy, relevant legislation, insurance requirements and safety plan where appropriate
1.2 Identify and promptly report breaches of health, safety and security procedures
1.3 Work safely and ensure that all work activities are undertaken in a safe manner and do not present a hazard to fellow workers
or the public


2. Deal with emergency situations

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Recognise emergency and potential emergency situations, and determine and take required action within scope of individual responsibility
2.2 Follow emergency procedures in accordance with organisational procedures
2.3 Seek assistance from colleagues and/or other authorities where appropriate
2.4 Report details of emergency situations accurately as required in accordance with organisational policy


3. Maintain personal safety standards

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Use appropriate safety clothing, footwear and personal protection equipment
3.2 Undertake measures to prevent injury or impairment related to workplace activities and control workplace hazards
3.3 Carry out all manual handling in accordance with legal requirements, enterprise policies and national health and safety guidelines
3.4 Assist in maintaining workplace in a safe condition.


4. Provide feedback on health, safety and security

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Identify occupational health and safety issues requiring attention
4.2 Raise occupational health and safety issues with the designated person in accordance with organisation and legislative requirements

Learning Outcomes

Details of Learning Activities

’Some learning activities will include a self-directed learning approach. Self directed
learning refers to organised teacher-directed learning activities that students undertake
independently, either as individuals or with other students. This may include workplace
research, library assignments, fieldwork and work placements’.

Teaching Schedule

1In person. Orientation Week: Introduction.1,2,3
2Online Part 1. Mind, Body & Technology. <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />1,2,3
3Online Part 2. Resources & Activity.1,2,3
4Online Part 3. Assessment.1,2,3

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Assessment tools for this unit will involve some or all of the following;
Online tests
Online quiz
Response sheets
Group work
Discussion boards

This unit is delivered with a combination of lecture and online activities.
A final assessment of Competency Achieved or Not Yet Competent will be given at the end of the course when students will submit all completed work.
To be deemed competent students must satisfactorily complete all Learning Elements and related Performance Criteria.
This unit is not graded.

Assessment Tasks

Attendance tasks will be delivered via the RMIT Website.

Instructions to be emailed.

Assessment Matrix

Two grades are possible for this course.

NYCNot yet competent

Other Information

Employability skills are “embedded” in the units of competency in your program. This means that you will be able to develop these skills as part of your learning, and when you demonstrate that you are competent in your particular job skills and knowledge, you are also demonstrating that you have developed relevant employability skills.
For more information about Employability Skills please refer to the Program Guide.

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