Participate in WHS processes

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 PPMWHS210, 'Participate in WHS processes'.
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. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.

1. Plan and prepare to work safely

1.1. Identify hazards in the work area, and take action to control risk for those hazards the employee can correct.

1.2. Report those specific hazards, the employee cannot correct and inadequacies in control measures, in line with organisational procedures.

1.3. Carry out pre-start checks as required in line with work procedures.

2. Conduct work safely

2.1. Use personal protective equipment (PPE) correctly and maintain when required.

2.2. Follow work safety procedures and workplace instructions for ensuring safety, when planning and conducting work.

2.3. Report incidents and injuries to designated personnel.

2.4. Undertake work health and safety (WHS) housekeeping in work area.

3. Participate in WHS consultative activities

3.1. Apply knowledge of roles and responsibilities of WHS representatives and WHS committees.

3.2. Make constructive contributions to workplace meetings, workplace inspections or other WHS consultative activities.

3.3. Raise WHS issues with designated personnelin line with organisational procedures.

3.4. Provide input to improve workplace WHS systems and processes, in line with organizational procedures, to eliminate hazards or reduce risk.

4. Follow emergency response procedures

4.1. Identify and report emergency situations, according standard operating procedures (SOP).

4.2. Follow organisational procedures for responding to emergencies.