Monitor and maintain a safe workplace and environment

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 AUMASA2001, 'Monitor and maintain a safe workplace and environment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Monitor and maintain a safe workplace and environment' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Identify and follow OHS and environmental regulations and/or policies and procedures

1.1. OHSand environmental regulations, organisation policiesandprocedures, signs and codes as they apply to the job context are identified and correctly interpreted

1.2. The roles and responsibilities of key personnel within the area connected with health, safety, security and the environment are identified

1.3. Employer and employee legislative rights and responsibilities in relation to health, safety, security and the environment are identified

1.4. Housekeeping is undertaken in accordance with organisation procedures and OH&S guidelines

2. Use appropriate personal protective equipment

2.1. Personal protective equipment appropriate for the area of operation is identified

2.2. Personal protective equipment is maintained and stored in accordance with organisation policy and manufacturers' specifications

2.3. Personal protective equipment is used when and where required in accordance with authorised procedures and manufacturers' specifications

3. Apply approved manual handling techniques

3.1. Manual handling techniques and equipment appropriate for the area of work are identified

3.2. Manual handling techniques and equipment are selected and used in the workplace in accordance with organisation procedures and legislative guidelines

4. Respond to hazards and potential hazards in the workplace

4.1. Situations which may contain hazards and/or potentially hazardous to the health and safety of team members and to the environment are identified

4.2. Hazards aretreated locally or responded to in accordance with the threat level and the organisation policy and procedures

4.3. Non-conformances in the use, storage and labelling of hazardous materials are identified and reported to the appropriate personnel in accordance with organisation procedure

5. Complete incident/accident reports as/when required

5.1. Organisation's incident/accident reporting procedures are identified

5.2. Incident/accident reports are completed as/when required in accordance with organisation procedures and submitted to the appropriate authority

6. Follow emergency procedures

6.1. Emergency, accident or hazardous situations are reported to the appropriate personnel, using authorised methods of contact

6.2. Evacuation and emergency response procedures are identified and followed

6.3. Emergency equipment is accessed and used in accordance with organisation procedures