Maintain a safe work environment

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 ICPSUP260, 'Maintain a safe work environment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Maintain a safe work environment' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Follow workplace safety procedures

1.1 Hazards in work area are recognised while under direct supervision and reported to appropriate people according to enterprise procedures

1.2 Enterprise procedures and work instructions for assessing and controlling risks for own area of responsibility are followed accurately while under direct supervision

1.3 Enterprise procedures for dealing with incidents (accidents), fire and other emergencies are followed whenever necessary under direct supervision within scope of responsibilities and competencies

2. Contribute to WHS in the workplace

2.1 WHS issues are raised with appropriate people according to enterprise procedures and relevant WHS legislation

2.2 Contributions to participative arrangements for WHS management in the workplace are made within organisational procedures and scope of responsibilities and competencies

2.3 Information matching trail is documented

2.4 Any discrepancies are reported to supervisor

3. Ensure workspace health and safety

3.1 Workspace, furniture and equipment are adjusted to suit ergonomic requirements of the individual

3.2 Lighting is adjusted and glare is reduced to ensure healthy lighting levels

3.3 Work organisation meets organisational and WHS requirements for computer operation

4. Ensure safety from environmental discharges/emissions

4.1 Chemicals and solvents are correctly stored and appropriate ventilation is available when using chemicals and solvents

4.2 Abnormal or unacceptable emission levels are recognised and reported according to enterprise procedures

4.3 Emission levels are monitored and measured according to standard operating procedures where appropriate

4.4 Correct safety procedures are followed and personal protective equipment used properly

4.5 Containment procedures are applied according to standard operating procedures where required

4.6 Waste removal from work area complies with enterprise procedures and environmental regulations