Supervise occupational health and safety practices

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 CSCOHS401A, 'Supervise occupational health and safety practices'.
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



1Provide information to the work group about occupational health and safety.

1.1 Provide clear and accurate information about the requirements of occupational health and safety legislation and codes of practice to the work group.

1.2 Explain the organisation's OHS policies, procedures and programs clearly and accurately and in a readily accessible manner to the work group.

1.3 Provide regular information clearly and accurately to the work group about identified hazards, and the purpose of risk assessment and risk control.

2Involve team members in the practices of occupational health and safety.

2.1 Ensure that all members in the work group have the opportunity to contribute to OHS practice.

2.2 Use team meetings to raise issues and deal with practice issues.

2.3 Refer issues to appropriate personnel for resolution according to workplace procedures for issue resolution.

2.4 Distribute information about consultations over OHS issues to the work group clearly and promptly.

3Monitor the organisation's health and safety performance.

3.1 Identify training needs accurately, specifying gaps between competencies required and those held by work group members.

3.2 Organise identified OHS training needs in both on and off-the-job training programs in consultation with relevant parties.

3.3 Complete OHS occupational injury and disease records for work area accurately and legibly according to workplace requirements.

3.4 Analyse information from the area's OHS records to identify hazards and monitor risk according to organisational procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CSCOHS401A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CSC40107 - Certificate IV in Correctional Practice