Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and 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 ICTWHS204, 'Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and 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



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1 Identify work health and safety (WHS) legislative requirements

1.1 Locate WHS legislative requirements relevant to own work, role and responsibilities

1.2 Explain own responsibilities in relation to duty of care

1.3 Identify the relationship between legislative requirements and safe work practices

2 Identify construction hazards and control measures

2.1 Identify basic principles of risk management

2.2 Identify common construction hazards

2.3 Identify measures for controlling hazards and risks

3 Follow workplace procedures for hazard identification and risk control

3.1 Recognise and report hazards in work area to designated personnel according to workplace procedures

3.2 Follow WHS legislative requirements, workplace procedures and work instructions to control risks

3.3 Comply with safe work practices

3.4 Implement duty of care requirements

3.5 Complete job safety analysis (JSA) sheets or safe work method statement (SWMS) according to work requirements, including hazard identification and risk assessment

3.6 Use and complete checks of personal protective equipment according to work requirements

3.7 Assess and test for harmful gases associated with workplace

4 Follow safety requirements for working with optical fibre equipment

4.1 Identify and use safe work practices when handling optical fibre, lasers and optical connectors according to the relevant Australian Standards

4.2 Identify and use safe working practices when handling and disposing of chemical waste

5 Identify and implement WHS communication and reporting processes

5.1 Apply WHS communication processes, information and documentation

5.2 Identify designated WHS personnel

5.3 Comply with safety signs and symbols

5.4 Identify procedures and relevant authorities for reporting emergencies, incidents and injuries

6 Follow WHS incident response procedures

6.1 Follow general procedures for responding to incidents and emergencies

6.2 Identify procedures for accessing first aid

6.3 Select and use relevant personal protective equipment

6.4 Explain and apply workplace procedures for fire safety

7 Contribute to management of WHS

7.1 Raise WHS issues with designated personnel according to workplace procedures and relevant WHS legislation

7.2 Contribute to participative arrangements for WHS management in workplace, within organisational procedures and scope of responsibilities and competencies

8 Contribute to management of workplace environmental issues

8.1 Raise environmental issues with designated personnel according to workplace procedures and relevant environmental requirements and legislation

8.2 Contribute to participative arrangements for environmental management in workplace, within organisational procedures and scope of responsibilities and competencies

8.3 Record and report all WHS issues, risks and hazards to designated personnel

9 Identify and respond appropriately to asbestos containing materials (ACM) hazards

9.1 Identify asbestos containing materials (ACM) hazards or their likelihood

9.2 Respond to asbestos containing materials hazards or their likelihood

9.3 Report identified or suspected asbestos containing materials hazards to designated personnel according to workplace procedures

10 Identify minor traffic management

10.1 Assess traffic safety requirement of general location with respect to regulatory and enterprise requirements

10.2 Identify safe work zone around vehicle and work space using traffic cones and signs according to regulatory requirements

10.3 Identify changed traffic conditions and act in accordance

11 Recognise and respond appropriately to confined space

11.1 Identify confined space in accordance with regulatory or enterprise guidelines that can only be entered by personnel with specialist training

11.2 Refer identified confined space to appropriate personnel