Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the 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 MEM13014A, 'Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the 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



1. Follow safe work practices

1.1. Work is carried out safely and in accordance with company policy and procedures and legislative requirements.

1.2. Housekeeping is undertaken in accordance with company procedures.

1.3. Responsibilities and duties of employees are understood and demonstrated in day-to-day actions.

1.4. Personal protective equipment is worn and stored according to company procedures.

1.5. All safety equipment and devices are used according to legislative requirements and company/manufacturers' procedures.

1.6. Safety signs/symbols are identified and followed as per instruction.

1.7. All manual handling is carried out in accordance with legal requirements, company procedures and National Occupational Health&Safety Commission guidelines.

1.8. Emergency equipment is identified and appropriate use is demonstrated.

2. Report workplace hazards and accidents

2.1. Actual and foreseeable workplace hazards are identified during course of work and reported to appropriate person according to standard operating procedures.

2.2. Accidents and incidents are reported according to workplace procedures

3. Follow emergency procedures

3.1. Appropriate personnel and emergency services and means of contacting them in the event of an incident can be identified.

3.2. Emergency and evacuation procedures are understood and carried out where required.

3.3. Company evacuation procedures are followed in case of an emergency.

Qualifications and Skillsets

MEM13014A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MSA50108 - Diploma of Manufacturing Technology
  • MEM30705 - Certificate III in Marine Craft Construction
  • MEM30605 - Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture
  • MEM30805 - Certificate III in Locksmithing
  • MEM20205 - Certificate II in Engineering - Production Technology
  • MEM30405 - Certificate III in Engineering - Electrical/Electronic Trade
  • MEM30105 - Certificate III in Engineering - Production Systems
  • MEM20305 - Certificate II in Boating Services
  • MEM10105 - Certificate I in Engineering
  • MEM40205 - Certificate IV in Boating Services
  • MEM50105 - Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade
  • MEM30305 - Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade
  • MEM30905 - Certificate III in Boating Services
  • MEM10205 - Certificate I in Boating Services
  • MEM20105 - Certificate II in Engineering
  • MEM30205 - Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade
  • MEM40105 - Certificate IV in Engineering
  • MEM50311 - Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design
  • MEM60211 - Advanced Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design
  • AUM10108 - Certificate I in Automotive Manufacturing (Passenger Motor Vehicle)
  • LMT31909 - Certificate III in Engineering - TCF Mechanic