Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

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 BSBWHS401, 'Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements'.
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



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Provide information to the work team about WHS policies and procedures

1.1 Accurately explain to the work team relevant provisions of WHS Acts, regulations and codes of practice

1.2 Provide information about the organisation’s WHS policies, procedures and programs, and ensure it is readily accessible to, and understandable by the work team

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

2. Implement and monitor participation arrangements for managing WHS

2.1 Communicate to workplace parties the importance of effective consultation mechanisms in managing health and safety risks in the workplace

2.2 Apply consultation procedures to facilitate participation of the work team in managing work area hazards

2.3 Promptly deal with issues raised through consultation, according to organisational consultation procedures and WHS legislative and regulatory requirements

2.4 Promptly record and communicate to the work team the outcomes of consultation over WHS issues

3. Implement and monitor organisational procedures for providing WHS training

3.1 Identify WHS training needs according to organisational requirements and WHS legislative and regulatory requirements

3.2 Make arrangements to meet WHS 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 WHS training needs

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

4. Implement and monitor organisational procedures and legal requirements for identifying hazards and assessing and controlling risks

4.1 Identify and report on hazards in work area according to WHS policies and procedures and WHS legislative and regulatory requirements

4.2 Promptly action team member hazard reports according to organisational procedures and WHS legislative and regulatory requirements

4.3 Implement procedures to control risks using the hierarchy of control, according to organisational and WHS legislative requirements

4.4 Identify and report inadequacies in existing risk controls according to hierarchy of control and WHS legislative requirements

4.5 Monitor outcomes of reports on inadequacies, where appropriate, to ensure a prompt organisational response

5. Implement and monitor organisational procedures for maintaining WHS records for the team

5.1 Accurately complete and maintain WHS records of incidents of occupational injury and disease in work area, according to WHS policies, procedures and legislative requirements

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