Maintain operational 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 PSPREG423, 'Maintain operational 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. Monitor and assess situational risks

1.1 Situational safety is assessed and monitored and responses determined in accordance with standard operating procedures and the surrounding environment.

1.2 Potential risks to own safety, the safety of fellow officers and members of the public are quickly identified, assessed and monitored.

2. Maintain a safe working environment

2.1 Incidents are identified and observations recorded and reported accurately, promptly and in the required format to authorised personnel.

2.2 Operational safety responses are identified, planned for and implemented within legislative requirements and organisational policies and procedures.

2.3 Safe working practices are applied to protect the safety of persons, property, vehicles and the environment.

2.4 Equipment, materials and the environment are assessed for hazards, and protective action is planned to ensure the health and safety of self and others.

2.5 Protective clothing and equipment are identified, worn and utilised in line with operational procedures for the hazards identified.

2.6 Safety issues are evaluated and advised to authorised personnel and alternate responses devised.

3. Employ defensive tactics

3.1 Situations are assessed and informed judgements made for the use of defensive tactics that meet organisational policy.

3.2 Defensive tactics are applied to meet organisational standards in accordance with jurisdictional law, organisational policy and procedures and subject to surrounding conditions.

3.3 Documentation regarding the use of defensive tactics is completed and submitted as required in accordance with organisational procedures.