Implement and monitor the organisation's OHS policies, procedures and programs within the work group or section

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 LGACOM405B, 'Implement and monitor the organisation's OHS policies, procedures and programs within the work group or section'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
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Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Provide information to the work group about OHS and the organisation's OHS policies, procedures and programs

1.1. Relevant provisions of OHS legislation and codes of practice are accurately and clearly explained to the work group.

1.2. Information on council's OHS policies, procedures and programs is provided in a readily accessible manner and is accurately and clearly explained to the work group.

1.3. Information about identified hazards and the outcomes of risk assessment and control procedures is regularly provided and is accurately and clearly explained to the work group.

2. Implement and monitor participative arrangements for the management of OHS

2.1. Council's procedures for consultation over OHS issues are implemented and monitored to ensure that all members of the work group have the opportunity to contribute.

2.2. Issues raised through consultation are dealt with and resolved promptly or referred to the appropriate personnel for resolution in accordance with workplace procedures for issue resolution.

2.3. The outcomes of consultation over OHS issues are promptly communicated to the work group.

3. Implement and monitor the organisation's procedures for identifying hazards and assessing risks

3.1. Existing and potential hazards in the work area are identified and reported so that risk assessment and control procedures can be applied.

4. Implement and monitor the organisation's procedures for controlling risks

4.1. Work procedures to control risks are implemented and adherence to them by the work group is monitored in accordance with workplace procedures.

4.2. Existing risk control measures are monitored and results are reported regularly in accordance with workplace procedures.

4.3. Inadequacies in existing risk control measures are identified in accordance with the hierarchy of control and are reported to designated personnel.

4.4. Inadequacies in resource allocation for implementation of risk control measures are identified and reported to designated personnel.

5. Implement the organisation's procedures for dealing with hazardous events

5.1. Workplace procedures for dealing with hazardous events are implemented whenever necessary to ensure that prompt control action is taken.

5.2. Hazardous events are investigated to identify their cause in accordance with investigation procedures.

5.3. Control measures to prevent recurrence and minimise risks of hazardous events are implemented based on the hierarchy of control, or alternatively, are referred to designated personnel for implementation.

6. Implement and monitor the organisation's procedures for providing OHS training

6.1. OHS training needs are identified accurately, specifying the gaps between OHS competencies required and those held by work group members.

6.2. Arrangements are made for meeting identified OHS training needs in both on and off-the-job training programs in consultation with relevant parties.

7. Implement and monitor the organisation's procedures for maintaining OHS records

7.1. OHS records for work area are accurately and legibly completed in accordance with workplace requirements for OHS records and legal requirements for the maintenance of records of occupational injury and disease.

7.2. Aggregate information from the area's OHS records is used to identify hazards and monitor risk control procedures within work area according to organisational procedures and within scope of responsibilities.


Qualifications and Skillsets

LGACOM405B appears in the following qualifications:

  • LGA40604 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Land Management)
  • LGA50104 - Diploma of Local Government Administration
  • LGA50208 - Diploma of Local Government (Health and Environment)
  • LGA50604 - Diploma of Local Government (Regulatory Services)
  • LGA40504 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Regulatory Services)
  • LGA40404 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works)
  • LGA50404 - Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works)
  • LGA50508 - Diploma of Local Government (Planning)
  • LGA40708 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Planning)
  • LGA60104 - Advanced Diploma of Local Government (Operational Works)
  • LGA40308 - Certificate IV in Local Government (Health and Environment)
  • LGA40104 - Certificate IV in Local Government
  • LGA50304 - Diploma of Local Government (Land Management)
  • NWP40107 - Certificate IV in Water Operations