Course Title: Monitor and facilitate the management of hazards associated with plant

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5239 Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety

Course Title: Monitor and facilitate the management of hazards associated with plant

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2012,
Term2 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Namrita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254309

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to effectively identify hazards, and to assess and control risks associated with plant and equipment, including mobile plant, machinery, electrical equipment, pressure vessels and plant affecting public safety. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


There are no pre-requisites or co-requesites for this course.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBOHS506B Monitor and facilitate the management of hazards associated with plant


1. Identify hazards arising from the use of plant and associated systems of work

2. Analyse OHS risk associated with plant

3. Control risks associated with plant hazards

4. Identify and recommend controls for hazards associated with maintenance activities and continued safe use of plant and equipment

5. Identify and advise on licensing and certification issues associated with plant and equipment

6. Review and evaluate risk control measures for plant

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

The participant must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, workplace activities, in class exercises, quizzes, practical problem solving exercises and presentations. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met