Course Title: Follow occupational health and safety procedures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5329 Diploma of Product Design

Course Title: Follow occupational health and safety procedures

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 10

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


320T Architecture & Urban Design


Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Robin Blood

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to follow OHS policies and procedures in the entertainment and media industries.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

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

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSOHS301A Follow occupational health and safety procedures


1. Follow safe work practices

2. Maintain personal safety standards

3. Assess risks

4. Follow emergency procedures

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to follow safety procedures, work safely within your workplace, implement work place safety requirements and participate in OH & S consultative practices.

Overview of Assessment

Critical aspects of assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit are:
Comply with OHS regulations and federal, state or territory legislation requirements for workplace operations, including duty of care
Comply with OHS communication processes, information and documentation procedures
Demonstrate an understanding of the role of OHS committees and representatives, the meaning of common safety signs and symbols, and procedures for reporting hazards, incidents and injuries
Communicate and work safely with others
Follow general procedures for responding to incidents and emergencies, including evacuation, first aid, fire safety equipment and PPE
Explain the consequences of non-compliance with OHS policies and procedures.