Work safely and follow OHS policies and procedures

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 RIIOHS201A, 'Work safely and follow OHS policies and procedures'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Work safely and follow OHS policies and procedures' 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. Access and apply site safety procedures

1.1. Access, interpret and apply compliance documentation relevant to working safely and follow OHS policies and procedures

1.2. Carry out isolation of energy sources and immobilisation of potential energy sources, including tagging according to required procedure

1.3. Locate destinations within the site by interpreting and applying site plans, transport rules and signage

1.4. Identify and act on or report breaches in site safety in accordance with required procedures

2. Apply personal safety measures

2.1. Use personal protective equipment in accordance with required procedures

2.2. Establish and maintain a clean and tidy safe working area in accordance with required procedures

2.3. Obtain permits and clearances in accordance with required procedures, before specialised work is carried out

2.4. Apply safe manual handling procedures in accordance with guidance and/or procedures

2.5. Identify and apply site procedures for conduct of high-risk activities

3. Apply operational safety measures

3.1. Recognise and respond to alarms in accordance with required procedures

3.2. Identify and clarify own responsibility in regard to emergency situation procedures and respond to and report emergency situations in accordance required procedures

3.3. Apply basic fire fighting techniques in accordance with requirements

3.4. Identify emergency escape route(s) and procedures in accordance with requirements

4. Maintain personal wellbeing for job

4.1. Identify risks to personal wellbeing and recognise preventative strategies to minimise impact on site

4.2. Identify, act on and report situations which may endanger the individual or others

4.3. Access and explain site requirements for fitness for duty

4.4. Adhere to site policies in relation to smoking, alcohol and drug use

5. Identify and report incidents

5.1. Understand site incident and injury statistics in accordance with required procedures

5.2. Report and record incidents and injuries in accordance with required procedures

5.3. Contribute to and participate in incident investigations in accordance with the responsibilities and protection under the relevant legislation