Participate in workplace health and safety processes

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver ACMWHS201A, 'Participate in workplace health and safety processes'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Plan and prepare to work safely

1.1 Hazards in the work area are identified, and action is taken to control risk for those hazards the employee can correct.

1.2 Hazards the employee cannot correct and inadequacies in control measures are reported, in accordance with organisation procedures.

1.3 Pre-start checks are carried out as required in accordance with work procedures.

2. Conduct work safely

2.1 Personal protective equipment is used correctly.

2.2 Work procedures and workplace instructions for ensuring safety when planning and conducting work are followed.

2.3 Incidents and injuries are reported to designated personnel in line with work procedures and workplace instructions.

2.4 Workplace health and safety housekeeping is undertaken in work area in line with work procedures and workplace instructions.

2.5 Own levels of stress and fatigue are identified to ensure ability to work safely and sustainable.

3. Participate in workplace health and safety consultative activities

3.1 Contribution is made to workplace meetings, workplace inspections or other workplace health and safety consultative activities.

3.2 Workplace health and safety issues are raised with designated personnel in accordance with organisation policies and procedures.

3.3 Input to improve workplace health and safety systems and processes is provided, in accordance with organisation procedures, to eliminate hazards or reduce risk.

4. Follow emergency response procedures

4.1 Emergency situations are identified and reported.

4.2 Organisation procedures for responding to emergencies are followed.