Course Title: Contribute to WHS processes
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2013
Course Code: HWSS5707C
Course Title: Contribute to WHS processes
School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences
Campus: City Campus
Program: C5312 - Diploma of Dental Technology
Course Contact: Mark Doherty
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9341 1407
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
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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
During this unit you will learn about the workplace performance required by a worker to contribute to work health and safety (WHS) processes where there is responsibility for your own work outputs and possibly limited responsibility for the work output of others.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes
1) Plan and conduct work safely
2) Support others in working safely
3) Contribute to WHS participative processes
4) Contribute to hazard identification, WHS risk assessment and risk control activities
5) Participate in the control of emergency situations
During this unit you will learn about the workplace performance required by a worker to contribute to work health and safety (WHS) processes where there is responsibility for your own work outputs and possibly limited responsibility for the work output of others. You will learn about your role in WHS in both a theoretical and practical sense by undertaking theory classes and actively participating in practical classes.
Details of Learning Activities
Participation in group activities based on a simulated workplace exercises.
Individual exercises carrying out requirements of competency.
Student experiences in workplace “on job training”
Theory: HLTWHS300A - Contribute to WHS Processes - 05/02/2013 (0830 -1230 - 4 hours)
Practical: Various sessions delivered dependenat on the group.
Anatomy of Orofacial Structures
Mosby's Dental Dictionary
- RMIT online learning Hub www.rmit.edu.au/online
- Library www.rmit.edu.au/library
- Internet links
- Primal Pictures
- Journals, Brochures, Pamphlets, Newspapers, Magazines
Overview of Assessment
You will be assessed in a simulated workplace and under the normal range of work conditions.
You will be assessed on both the essential knowledge and the demonstration of essential skills through;
Completion of practical exercises - including detailed self reflection of each exercise
Completion of an assignment
ALL practical exercises are co-assessed with WHS processes as outlined in the elements.
Assessment guidelines for the practical exercises, as outlined in the practical exercise book.
4 parts -
- Analysis of the students laboratory or RMIT laboratory if not currently employed
- 1000 word report of analysis
- 3 MSDS sheets of material used in the laboratory
- Floorplan and evacuation procedures, phone numbers and emergency information
A grade of ’CA’ will be given ONLY if ALL elements of the assignment are competently met as well as WHS procedures adhered to at all times whilst undertaking studies at RMIT.
If ’NYC’ (Not Yet Competent) result is achieved the student will be provided with detailed feedback of the shortcomings and given a further opportunity to submit a secondary assignment or complete the relevant practical components.
Please note: A subsequent NYC result for any of above mentioned assessments may require the student to attend further class work within their enrolment period or may result in the student re-enrolling in the unit which will be incurring fees.
Please Note: Students may apply for Special Consideration as (per the information provided in the Student Handbook ) via the RMIT Hub @ http:/www.rmit.edu.au/students/special consideration if they believe their ability to complete Assessment for this Unit by the submission date has been affected by factors beyond their control. Special Consideration must be lodged prior to or within 48 hours of the scheduled assessment time or assessment submission date.
The application for Special Consideration is NOT granted automatically on application.
Students are required to support the learning outcomes this Unit with work based experience and/ or further self managed research to support positive outcomes in this Unit.
To undertake practical exercises and /or assessment students MUST present for the assessment process as follows:
Please note these are also WH&S requirements for clinical safety.
In appropriate practical class attire (Protective clothing for legs - if shorts, must cover knees, lab coat, safety glasses)
Fully covered in leather(not suede) footwear
Hair to be contained by tying back or in appropriate hair cover.
No artificial fingernails to be worn
The wearing of henna is acceptable.
Short, clean fingernails
No jewellery to be worn on the hands or wrists. Wedding rings or jewellery that cannot be removed for cultural reasons must be taped with an appropriate waterproof tape
All cuts/ skin abrasions on the hands or wrists must be covered with a waterproof dressing
A student that is non-compliant with any of the above requirements will not be permitted to undertake practical exercises or assessment at the scheduled time. The student will be rescheduled to undertake assessment at a later date.
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