Implement and monitor OHS and environmental management systems

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 MSL946001A, 'Implement and monitor OHS and environmental management systems'.
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. Implement requirements for the OHS and environmental management systems

1.1. Ensure OHS and environmental responsibilities and duties are documented and accountability processes are in place

1.2. Ensure OHS and environmental policies and procedures are documented and that documents are accessible to all relevant personnel

1.3. Ensure implications of any proposed changes to the OHS and environmental management systems are identified and addressed

1.4. Recognise limits of own professional expertise and consult specialists as necessary

2. Implement and maintain participative arrangements for the management of OHS and the environment

2.1. Implement and maintain appropriate participative processes with employees and their representatives in accordance with relevant OHS legislation and industry standards

2.2. Provide information to employees in a format that is readily accessible and understandable

2.3. Promptly and effectively deal with and resolve issues raised through participation and consultation

2.4. Provide information about the outcomes of participation and consultation to employees

3. Implement and maintain OHS and environmental risk management processes

3.1. Ensure hazard, incident and injury reporting and investigation processes are in place to meet prevention and legislative requirements

3.2. Implement a process of hazard identification and risk assessment

3.3. Ensure risk controls and hazard specific procedures for risk control comply with legislation and the hierarchy of control

4. Implement and maintain an OHS and environmental training program

4.1. Conduct a training needs assessment for the workgroup that takes account of legislative requirements, internal policies and procedures, skills of workgroup and risk control requirements

4.2. Develop and implement training programs to identify and fulfil employees' OHS and environmental training needs

4.3. Coordinate with relevant OHS and environment specialists

5. Implement and maintain a system for records

5.1. Identify and address the legal requirements for record keeping

5.2. Identify and access sources of OHS and environmental information

5.3. Ensure that records are accurately completed, collected and stored

6. Identify areas for systems improvement

6.1. Collect data and information to evaluate management systems

6.2. Analyse data and information to identify areas for improvement

6.3. Consult with stakeholders, key personnel and expert advisors

6.4. Document and communicate outcomes of analysis to key personnel and stakeholders in an easily understood format

6.5. Recognise limits of own expertise and seek appropriate advice

7. Initiate and maintain systems improvements

7.1. Determine priorities in consultation with stakeholders

7.2. Develop an OHS and environmental plan in consultation with stakeholders

7.3. Identify and source resources required for implementation of plan

7.4. Monitor achievement against plan

7.5. Monitor effectiveness of modifications to the management systems on an ongoing basis in consultation with stakeholders

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSL946001A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MSL50109 - Diploma of Laboratory Technology
  • MSL60109 - Advanced Diploma of Laboratory Operations