Monitor a safe workplace

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 BSBOHS407A, 'Monitor a safe workplace'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Monitor a safe workplace' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Provide information to the workgroup about OHS policies and procedures

1.1. Accurately explain relevant provisions of OHS legislation and codes of practice to the workgroup

1.2. Provide information to the workgroup on the organisation's OHS policies, procedures and programs, ensuring it is readily accessible by the workgroup

1.3. Regularly provide and clearly explain information about identified hazards and the outcomes of risk assessment and control to the workgroup

2. Implement and monitor participative arrangements for the management of OHS

2.1. Explain the importance of effective consultative mechanisms in managing health and safety risks

2.2. Implement and monitor consultative procedures to facilitate participation of workgroup in management of work area hazards

2.3. Promptly deal with issues raised through consultation, in accordance with organisational consultation procedures

2.4. Promptly record and communicate to the workgroup the outcomes of consultation over OHS issues

3. Implement and monitor the organisation's procedures for providing OHS training

3.1. Systematically identify OHS training needs in line with organisational requirements

3.2. Make arrangements to meet OHS training needs of team members in consultation with relevant individuals

3.3. Provide workplace learning opportunities, and coaching and mentoring assistance to facilitate team and individual achievement of identified training needs

3.4. Identify and report to management the costs associated with providing training for work team, for inclusion in financial plans

4. Implement and monitor procedures for identifying hazards and assessing risks

4.1. Identify and report on hazards in work area in accordance with OHS policies and procedures

4.2. Promptly action team member hazard reports in accordance with organisational procedures

5. Implement and monitor the organisation's procedures for controlling risks

5.1. Implement procedures to control risks using the hierarchy of controls and organisational requirements

5.2. Identify and report inadequacies in existing risk control measures in accordance with the hierarchy of controls

5.3. Monitor outcomes of reported inadequacies, where appropriate, to ensure a prompt organisational response

6. Implement and monitor the organisation's procedures for maintaining OHS records for the team

6.1. Accurately complete and maintain OHS records of incidents of occupational injury and disease in work area in accordance with OHS legal requirements

6.2. Use aggregate information and data from work area records to identify hazards and monitor risk control procedures in work area

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBOHS407A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA50610 - Diploma of Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance)
  • PUA42109 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Intelligence Operations)
  • PUA42409 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Test and Evaluation)
  • PUA42010 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Proof and Experimental)
  • PUA42710 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Emergency Communications Centre Operations)
  • PUA41910 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Manufacture)
  • AUR30911 - Certificate III in Motorsport
  • AUR40305 - Certificate IV in Motorsport
  • AUR31005 - Certificate III in Automotive Sales
  • AUR50105 - Diploma of Automotive Management
  • AUR50305 - Diploma of Motorsport
  • AUR40405 - Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement
  • AUR40105 - Certificate IV in Automotive Management
  • BSB41807 - Certificate IV in Unionism and Industrial Relations
  • BSB40807 - Certificate IV in Frontline Management
  • BSB41407 - Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety
  • BSB41707 - Certificate IV in Recordkeeping
  • BSB40307 - Certificate IV in Customer Contact
  • BSB41607 - Certificate IV in Purchasing
  • BSB41107 - Certificate IV in International Trade
  • BSB30407 - Certificate III in Business Administration
  • BSB30607 - Certificate III in International Trade
  • BSB41007 - Certificate IV in Human Resources
  • BSB41307 - Certificate IV in Marketing
  • BSB31107 - Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)
  • BSB30907 - Certificate III in Business Administration (Education)
  • BSB40507 - Certificate IV in Business Administration
  • BSB40207 - Certificate IV in Business
  • BSB40707 - Certificate IV in Franchising
  • BSB40107 - Certificate IV in Advertising
  • BSB31007 - Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal)
  • BSB40610 - Certificate IV in Business Sales
  • FPP40210 - Certificate IV in Papermaking Operations
  • FPP30110 - Certificate III in Pulping Operations
  • FPP40110 - Certificate IV in Pulping Operations
  • FPP30210 - Certificate III in Papermaking Operations
  • CUS40209 - Certificate IV in Sound Production
  • CUS50309 - Diploma of Music Business
  • CUS40309 - Certificate IV in Music Business
  • CUS50209 - Diploma of Sound Production
  • CUS50109 - Diploma of Music
  • CUS40109 - Certificate IV in Music
  • AVI40508 - Certificate IV in Aviation (Leadership and Supervision)
  • SFI50411 - Diploma of Fisheries Compliance
  • TLI42010 - Certificate IV in Logistics
  • TLI41510 - Certificate IV in Materiel Logistics
  • CUF40107 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media
  • CUF40507 - Certificate IV in Costume for Performance
  • CUF40407 - Certificate IV in Make-up
  • CUF40207 - Certificate IV in Interactive Digital Media
  • CUF40307 - Certificate IV in Broadcast Technology
  • CUF40607 - Certificate IV in Scenery and Set Construction