Contribute to managing WHS information systems

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 BSBWHS507A, 'Contribute to managing WHS information systems'.
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 identifying WHSIS requirements

1.1 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation and workplace policies, procedures and systems to assist with identifying duty holders and WHS information necessary for effective WHS management in the organisation

1.2 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation and workplace policies, procedures and systems to assist with determining the functions and purposes of the WHSIS

1.3 Apply knowledge of organisation and consult with users of the WHSIS, to assist with specifying what users need from the system

1.4 Assist with identifying workplace factors that may impact on the design and development of the WHSIS

2. Contribute to the use and operation of the WHSIS

2.1 Provide advice and support to users to enable them to use the WHSIS effectively and to meet their WHS responsibilities and objectives

2.2 Gain feedback from users to assist with monitoring, evaluating and improving the WHSIS

3. Use the WHSIS to support effective WHS management as required by job role

3.1 Access and review relevant sources of WHS information and data, and evaluate information and data gathered

3.2 Collect and record information and data according to WHS legislation and workplace policies, procedures and systems, and use appropriate tools

3.3 Meet legislated reporting requirements to external bodies within required time limits

3.4 Use appropriate analytical techniques to evaluate WHS performance and identify areas for WHS improvement

3.5 Regularly review and analyse WHS information and data in consultation with users to ensure organisational and WHS legislative requirements are met

3.6 Make recommendations for improvement in prevention strategies based on information and data analysis

3.7 Communicate WHS information to individuals and parties as required by WHS legislation and workplace policies, procedures and systems

4. Assist with monitoring, evaluating and improving the WHSIS

4.1 Apply knowledge of WHSIS requirements to assist with identifying elements of the WHSIS needing improvement

4.2 Assist with developing and implementing measures to improve the WHSIS

4.3 Facilitate user participation and consultation during WHSIS monitoring, evaluation and improvement activities

4.4 Assess training needs of WHSIS users and action as appropriate

4.5 Determine frequency, method and scope of WHSIS review in consultation with users