Contribute to OHS hazard control

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 BSBOHS304B, 'Contribute to OHS hazard control'.
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. Contribute to the development of OHS hazard control options

1.1. Apply knowledge of OHS legislation, codes of practice, standards, regulations and workplace policies and procedures to contribute to the development of hazard controls

1.2. Apply principles of the hierarchy of control to identified hazards

1.3. Initiate the use of OHS specialists and technical advisors, where required, to assist in hazard identification and development of hazard controls for areas outside own expertise

2. Contribute to the selection of hazard control options

2.1. Determine the selection of hazard controls with relevant others

2.2. Determine the prioritisation of hazard controls with relevant others

2.3. Provide opportunities for employees to become involved in hazard control options

2.4. Identify and report factors impeding successful implementation of selected hazard controls

2.5. Provide information about selected hazard controls to stakeholders

3. Contribute to the implementation of hazard controls

3.1. Contribute to obtaining resources required to implement selected hazard controls

3.2. Contribute to the development and documentation of actions required to implement hazard controls

3.3. Communicate with stakeholders affected by hazard controls in a timely and clear manner

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBOHS304B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA32809 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Preventive Health)
  • BSB30707 - Certificate III in Occupational Health and Safety