Follow occupational health and safety procedures

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 CUSOHS301A, 'Follow occupational health and safety procedures'.
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



Follow safe work practices

1. Apply knowledge of safe work practices to complete work tasks in accordance with legislative requirements and codes of practice

2. Adhere to safety plans, safety implementation reports and other documentation as required

3. Use tools, equipment and materials according to enterprise procedures

4. Complete work tasks with due regard to safety signs and symbols

5. Comply with duty of care requirements

6. Participate in OHS communication and reporting processes

Maintain personal safety standards

7. Use safety clothing and personal protective equipment (PPE) as required to ensure own safety and safety of others

8. Undertake measures to prevent injury or impairment related to workplace activities

9. Apply safe manual-handling techniques to avoid back strain and other injuries

10. Contribute to keeping the work environment free of hazards

11. Maintain currency of own knowledge of OHS workplace policies and procedures

Assess risks

12. Report hazards or OHS issues in the workplace to relevant personnel

13. Apply knowledge of principles of risk management when taking action to minimise risk in line with own level of responsibility

14. Follow workplace procedures for controlling risks

15. Contribute to workplace OHS, hazard, accident and incident reports as required

16. Report breaches of health, safety and security procedures promptly as required

Follow emergency procedures

17. Report emergency or incident promptly to relevant personnel or authorities in line with general procedures for responding to incidents and emergencies

18. Take action to deal with emergencies in line with own level of responsibility

19. Seek assistance from colleagues and relevant authorities as required

20. Practise and follow emergency and evacuation procedures as required.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUSOHS301A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUS40209 - Certificate IV in Sound Production
  • CUS50309 - Diploma of Music Business
  • CUS60109 - Advanced Diploma of Music
  • CUS30109 - Certificate III in Music
  • CUS30309 - Certificate III in Music Business
  • CUS60309 - Advanced Diploma of Music Business
  • CUS40309 - Certificate IV in Music Business
  • CUS30209 - Certificate III in Technical Production
  • CUS50109 - Diploma of Music
  • CUS40109 - Certificate IV in Music
  • CUF20107 - Certificate II in Creative Industries (Media)
  • CUF30207 - Certificate III in Broadcast Technology
  • CUF40107 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media
  • CUF40507 - Certificate IV in Costume for Performance
  • CUF40407 - Certificate IV in Make-up
  • CUF30307 - Certificate III in Scenery and Set Construction
  • CUF40207 - Certificate IV in Interactive Digital Media
  • CUF30107 - Certificate III in Media
  • CUF40307 - Certificate IV in Broadcast Technology