Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners

BSBOHS201A Mapping and Delivery Guide
Participate in OHS processes

Version 1.0
Issue Date: November 2018


Qualification -
Unit of Competency BSBOHS201A - Participate in OHS processes
Description This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to participate in workplace occupational health and safety (OHS) processes to protect workers own health and safety, and that of others.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.
Employability Skills This unit contains employability skills.
Learning Outcomes and Application This unit applies to individuals who require a fundamental knowledge of OHS to carry out their own work which may be in a defined context under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility. This unit has broad applicability across industries and workplace contexts.
Duration and Setting X weeks, nominally xx hours, delivered in a classroom/online/blended learning setting.
Prerequisites/co-requisites
Competency Field Regulation, Licensing and Risk - Occupational Health and Safety
Development and validation strategy and guide for assessors and learners Student Learning Resources Handouts
Activities
Slides
PPT
Assessment 1 Assessment 2 Assessment 3 Assessment 4
Elements of Competency Performance Criteria              
Element: Work safely
  • Follow established safety procedures when conducting work
  • Carry out pre-start systems and equipment checks in accordance with workplace procedures
       
Element: Implement workplace safety requirements
  • Identify designated persons for reporting queries and concerns about safety in the workplace
  • Identify existing and potential hazards in the workplace, report them to designated persons and record them in accordance with workplace procedures
  • Identify and implement workplace procedures and work instructions for controlling risks
  • Report emergency incidents and injuries to designated persons
       
Element: Participate in OHS consultative processes
  • Contribute to workplace meetings, inspections or other consultative activities
  • Raise OHS issues with designated persons in accordance with organisational procedures
  • Take actions to eliminate workplace hazards or to reduce risks
       
Element: Follow safety procedures
  • Identify and report emergency incidents
  • Follow organisational procedures for responding to emergency incidents
       


Evidence Required

List the assessment methods to be used and the context and resources required for assessment. Copy and paste the relevant sections from the evidence guide below and then re-write these in plain English.

The Evidence Guide provides advice on assessment and must be read in conjunction with the performance criteria, required skills and knowledge, range statement and the Assessment Guidelines for the Training Package.

Overview of assessment

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit

Evidence of the following is essential:

accurately following all relevant safety procedures

identifying and reporting hazards to designated personnel

knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation

knowledge of relevant materials, equipment and work processes.

Context of and specific resources for assessment

Assessment must ensure:

safety processes, hazards and risk are relevant to the area of work

Method of assessment

A range of assessment methods should be used to assess practical skills and knowledge. The following examples are appropriate for this unit:

analysis of responses to case studies and scenarios

demonstration of techniques

direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence and third party workplace reports of on-the-job performance by the candidate

review of documentation identifying and reporting emergency incidents

Guidance information for assessment

Holistic assessment with other units relevant to the industry sector, workplace and job role is recommended, for example:

other units related to the work environment


Submission Requirements

List each assessment task's title, type (eg project, observation/demonstration, essay, assignment, checklist) and due date here

Assessment task 1: [title]      Due date:

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Assessment Tasks

Copy and paste from the following data to produce each assessment task. Write these in plain English and spell out how, when and where the task is to be carried out, under what conditions, and what resources are needed. Include guidelines about how well the candidate has to perform a task for it to be judged satisfactory.

Required skills

literacy skills to interpret safety signs, symbols and notices

problem-solving skills to analyse options in an emergency situation.

Required knowledge

responsibilities of employers and employees under relevant health and safety legislation

emergency procedures including procedures for fires and accidents

commonly used hazard signs and safety symbols.

The range statement relates to the unit of competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance. Bold italicised wording, if used in the performance criteria, is detailed below. Essential operating conditions that may be present with training and assessment (depending on the work situation, needs of the candidate, accessibility of the item, and local industry and regional contexts) may also be included.

Safety procedures may include:

completing required documentation

local, state and federal legislation

Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs)

National Health and Medical Research Council guidelines

following OH&S guidelines relevant to workplace

maintenance and use of cleaning apparatus in a work environment, such as;

disposing of spilled substances, dangerous products, 'sharps' and waste correctly

maintaining stocks of cleaning equipment (eg. disposable gloves, liquid repellent aprons, disinfectant)

sterilising and/or disposing of cleaning equipment

using appropriate cleaning equipment to clean spillages and breakages

wearing protective clothing, protective eye wear when in contact with body fluids or chemicals that may splash

using and storing toxic and hazardous materials correctly

keeping workplace clean and tidy

office practice manual

displaying health and safety brochures, magazines and other material

undergoing operator training when using new equipment or processes

special guidelines in a medical setting:

RACGP Code of Practice for the Management of Health Information in General Practice

RACGP Entry Standards for General Practices

RACGP Sterilisation/Disinfection guidelines for General Practice

Designated persons may include:

designated health and safety officers

health and safety representatives

supervisors

managers

team leaders

other persons authorised or nominated by the enterprise or industry

Hazards may include anything which is a source of:

potential harm in terms of human injury or ill health

damage to property

damage to the environment

potential harm in terms of human injury or ill health including:

toxic or hazardous materials

hazardous work processes

unsafe work practices

hazardous equipment

unstable personnel

potential harm in a medical setting:

blood

breakage / spillage

drug hold-ups

needle sticks

medical emergencies (eg. Falls, bleeding, seizures, fainting, collapses, panic attack, psychosis)

spread of infection

potential sources of infection:

breakages

contaminated waste

patients with colds, flu and other infectious diseases

sharps (eg. needles, scalpel blades)

spillage

used dressings, bandages and equipment

unsterilised/poorly sterilised equipment and work surfaces

unwashed hands

Risk is:

the chance of something occurring that will result in injury or damage

Emergency incidents may include:

accidents

emergency situations

fire

flood

sudden illness

incidents

external threats

Copy and paste from the following performance criteria to create an observation checklist for each task. When you have finished writing your assessment tool every one of these must have been addressed, preferably several times in a variety of contexts. To ensure this occurs download the assessment matrix for the unit; enter each assessment task as a column header and place check marks against each performance criteria that task addresses.

Observation Checklist

Tasks to be observed according to workplace/college/TAFE policy and procedures, relevant legislation and Codes of Practice Yes No Comments/feedback
Follow established safety procedures when conducting work 
Carry out pre-start systems and equipment checks in accordance with workplace procedures 
Identify designated persons for reporting queries and concerns about safety in the workplace 
Identify existing and potential hazards in the workplace, report them to designated persons and record them in accordance with workplace procedures 
Identify and implement workplace procedures and work instructions for controlling risks 
Report emergency incidents and injuries to designated persons 
Contribute to workplace meetings, inspections or other consultative activities 
Raise OHS issues with designated persons in accordance with organisational procedures 
Take actions to eliminate workplace hazards or to reduce risks 
Identify and report emergency incidents 
Follow organisational procedures for responding to emergency incidents 

Forms

Assessment Cover Sheet

BSBOHS201A - Participate in OHS processes
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Assessment Record Sheet

BSBOHS201A - Participate in OHS processes

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