Manage safety aspects of screen productions

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 CUFPPM503A, 'Manage safety aspects of screen productions'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Develop safety plans

1. Analyse and discuss findings and recommendations of draft pre-production safety reports with relevant personnel

2. From safety reports, identify priority actions and personnel and materials required for screen productions

3. Distribute final version of pre-production safety reports and communicate key findings to relevant personnel and organisations prior to commencement of filming

4. Identify specific safety personnel and skills sets required for screen production activity

5. Sequence production activities for effectiveness and efficiency, based on safety report and production schedule requirements

6. Recruit and roster specialist personnel and seek other specialist advice as required in line with pre-production safety reports

7. Ensure relevant personnel prepare action plans for hazardous sequences that comply with all codes, guidelines and procedures

8. Coordinate and participate in all location surveys to ensure production complies with recommended industry safety codes

9. Document safety plans in line with enterprise procedures, ensuring that all recommendations from pre-production safety reports have been addressed

Oversee safety aspects of production set-up

10. Confirm approval of hazardous sequences with relevant authorities prior to their execution

11. Distribute all plans, procedures and approvals to relevant personnel via daily call sheets

12. Ensure that all equipment, props, crew vehicles and their operators, and maintenance personnel meet licensing and regulatory requirements

13. Confirm that relevant personnel understand procedures for dealing with faulty or inappropriate production equipment, and requirements for wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) clothing

14. Coordinate safety and operational briefings by relevant personnel

15. Complete production documentation as required and according to enterprise procedures

Organise medical and emergency services

16. From safety reports, establish medical services that may be required during productions in the event of accident or illness

17. Arrange for the provision of in- and out-of-hours medical services by qualified medical practitioners accessible to production locations

18. Recruit and roster registered nurses or other medical personnel required for filming hazardous sequences

19. Book and coordinate the supply of emergency services personnel required for any hazardous sequences or remote location activity

20. Provide adequate and accessible first aid equipment and ensure all personnel are aware of its location

Monitor the safe execution of productions

21. Provide required safety briefings to relevant personnel involved in productions and ensure that communication methods, chain of command and emergency procedures are fully understood

22. Identify safety and security hazards and eliminate, isolate or minimise risk throughout productions

23. Clear production areas of non-essential personnel whenever possible

24. Monitor health and safety conditions throughout productions to assess risks to safety and to ensure that all OHS procedures are being observed

25. Supervise safe execution of all aspects of any hazardous sequences

26. Cancel the execution of productions where unacceptable risks are identified and clearly document and communicate this to relevant personnel

React to emergency situations

27. Recognise hazardous situations and abort productions as required

28. Implement emergency plans as required

29. Ensure that first aid is provided to injured personnel and that emergency services are contacted to provide professional assistance as required

30. Where possible, clear sites of items that may cause further accident or injury according to safety plans

31. Complete detailed reports documenting incidents according to enterprise and legal requirements of relevant authorities

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFPPM503A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUF50107 - Diploma of Screen and Media