Contribute to the implementation of strategies to control OHS risk

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 BSBOHS404B, 'Contribute to the implementation of strategies to control OHS risk'.
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. Develop option/s for risk control

1.1. Review hazard register, outcomes of incident investigations and risk assessments to identify hazards requiring control action

1.2. Apply knowledge of OHS legislation and standards to develop a range of options to control specific risks in the workplace

1.3. Apply the principles of the hierarchy of control when developing risk control options

1.4. Seek input from stakeholders and key personnel

1.5. Seek advice from OHS specialists and technical advisors where required

2. Select appropriate option/s to control risks

2.1. Review outcomes of risk assessments to inform the process of selecting option/s to control risks

2.2. Prioritise appropriate interventions when selecting risk controls

2.3. Identify potential factors that may limit effectiveness of controls

2.4. Consult with and involve workplace stakeholders in selecting appropriate control options

2.5. Communicate recommendations for risk control to stakeholders

3. Contribute to implementation of controls

3.1. Seek appropriate authority and relevant resources to implement controls

3.2. Identify and document actions required to achieve change

3.3. Consult with and involve workplace stakeholders in implementation of change

3.4. Provide advice on the fitting, use, maintenance and storage of personal protective equipment (PPE)

4. Contribute to monitoring and evaluation of effectiveness of controls

4.1. Monitor and evaluate the extent of change as a consequence of new controls, in consultation with stakeholders

4.2. Monitor and document compliance with new procedures

4.3. Access workplace sources of information and data to evaluate effectiveness of risk controls and to check for new hazards introduced as a result of controls

4.4. Identify areas for further improvement in consultation with stakeholders and action as appropriate

4.5. Develop and document an improvement plan

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBOHS404B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA42309 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Preventive Health)
  • FNS40910 - Certificate IV in Superannuation
  • FNS41410 - Certificate IV in General Insurance
  • FNS51310 - Diploma of Life Insurance
  • FNS50810 - Diploma of Financial Risk Management
  • FNS51410 - Diploma of Loss Adjusting
  • FNS50710 - Diploma of Superannuation
  • FNS51110 - Diploma of General Insurance
  • FNS41610 - Certificate IV in Loss Adjusting
  • FNS60510 - Advanced Diploma of Superannuation
  • FNS41510 - Certificate IV in Life Insurance
  • CPC40308 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Estimating)
  • CPC40611 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Specialist Trades)
  • BSB41407 - Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety
  • FPP40210 - Certificate IV in Papermaking Operations
  • FPP40110 - Certificate IV in Pulping Operations