Work safely at heights

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 RIIOHS204A, 'Work safely at heights'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Work safely at heights' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Identify work requirements

1.1. Access, interpret and apply compliance documentation relevant to working safely at heights

1.2. Identify the scope of the task

1.3. Adhere to OHS requirements associated with working safely at heights, and the workplace environment throughout the work

1.4. Inspect site to determine layout and physical condition, condition of structures, prevailing weather conditions, equipment requirements and potential hazards

1.5. Identify and document scope of the task and proposed work practices/activities

1.6. Identify, select and check safety equipment for serviceability

1.7. Identify, manage and report potential risks and hazards

2. Identify work procedures and instructions for the task

2.1. Select materials, tools and equipment, including personal safety equipment, and check for serviceability

2.2. Inspect/install fall protection and perimeter protection equipment ensuring adequacy for work and conformance to regulatory requirements

2.3. Identify approved methods of moving tools and equipment to work area and minimise potential hazards associated with tools at heights

2.4. Install safety system in accordance with requirements

2.5. Select and install appropriate signs and barricades

3. Access and install equipment

3.1. Correctly fit, adjust and anchor fall protection and associated equipment

3.2. Make appropriate arrangements to install required equipment

3.3. Use recommended methods to access work area for people, tools and equipment

3.4. Place tools and materials to eliminate or minimise the risk of items being knocked down

4. Perform work at heights

4.1. Check access from ground to work area to ensure it is safe and in accordance with requirements

4.2. Keep fall equipment in place and adjusted appropriately to all for movement during work

4.3. Undertake manual handling of materials and equipment in accordance with requirements

4.4. Locate materials and equipment ensuring that they are safely secured and distributed

4.5. Check safety system periodically for compliance with requirements and procedures

4.6. Monitor risk control measures to ensure that they are effective and appropriate to the task and work environment

4.7. Reassess risk control measures, as required, in accordance with changed work practices and/or site conditions and undertake alterations

5. Clean up work area

5.1. Dismantle safety system in accordance with sequence and remove from worksite

5.2. Clear work area and dispose of or recycle materials

5.3. Clean, check, maintain and store tools and equipment


Qualifications and Skillsets

RIIOHS204A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MSA30309 - Certificate III in Surface Preparation and Coating Application
  • PMA20108 - Certificate II in Process Plant Operations
  • PMA30108 - Certificate III in Process Plant Operations
  • PMA40108 - Certificate IV in Process Plant Technology
  • UET20511 - Certificate II in National Broadband Network Cabling (Electricity Supply Industry Assets)
  • TLI31910 - Certificate III in Mechanical Rail Signalling
  • TLI21310 - Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure