Participate in laboratory_field workplace safety

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 MSL943002A, 'Participate in laboratory_field workplace safety'.
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



1. Identify, control and report OHS and environmental hazards

1.1. Routinely check immediate work area for hazards prior to commencing and during work

1.2. Address hazards within area of responsibility

1.3. Report hazards and incidents to designated personnel according to enterprise policies and procedures

2. Conduct work safely

2.1. Select, fit and use appropriate personal protective clothing and equipment

2.2. Follow enterprise procedures when carrying out work tasks

2.3. Keep all work areas clean and free from obstacles

2.4. Maintain enterprise standards of personal hygiene

2.5. Safely store, transport and dispose of hazardous materials and dangerous goods

3. Follow incident and emergency response procedures

3.1. Identify incident and emergency situations

3.2. Report and record incident and emergency situations according to enterprise procedures

3.3. Follow incident and emergency procedures as appropriate to the nature of emergency, using emergency equipment according to enterprise procedures

4. Contribute to OHS in the workplace

4.1. Raise OHS and environmental issues with designated personnel in accordance with enterprise procedures and legislated rights and obligations of employees

4.2. Participate in OHS activities within scope of responsibilities

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSL943002A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MSA40108 - Certificate IV in Manufacturing Technology
  • MSA30208 - Certificate III in Manufacturing Technology
  • MSS40211 - Certificate IV in Environmental Monitoring and Technology
  • MSS50211 - Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology
  • PSP42010 - Certificate IV in School Support Services
  • PSP30604 - Certificate III in Government (School Support Services)
  • PSP41904 - Certificate IV in Government (School Support Services)
  • PSP30704 - Certificate III in School Support Services
  • MSL20109 - Certificate II in Sampling and Measurement
  • MSL30109 - Certificate III in Laboratory Skills
  • MSL40109 - Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques