Follow infection and contamination control 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 SIFXWHS002, 'Follow infection and contamination control procedures'.
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.

1. Maintain personal hygiene.

1.1 Maintain cleanliness of work clothes according to workplace policies and procedures.

1.2 Apply hand washing procedures according to infection control practices.

1.3 Use and maintain personal protective equipment.

2. Clean and sanitise equipment and surfaces.

2.1 Identify appropriate cleaning and sanitising requirements.

2.2 Select, prepare and use appropriate cleaning chemicals and equipment.

2.3 Apply workplace cleaning schedule to maintain cleanliness of equipment and surfaces.

2.4 Store cleaning chemicals and equipment according to material safety data sheets.

3. Handle materials and deceased persons in a manner that prevents contamination and spread of infectious disease.

3.1 Apply standard precautions to deceased persons and to materials that have come into contact with deceased persons.

3.2 Identify and address work health and safety/occupational health and safety issues involved in handling materials and deceased persons.

3.3 Use appropriate personal protective equipment when handling deceased persons or materials that have come into contact with deceased persons.

4. Dispose of infectious or contaminated material.

4.1 Use appropriate personal protective equipment when disposing of infectious or contaminated material.

4.2 Sort and separate infectious waste.

4.3 Dispose of infectious waste according to infection control practices.

5. Identify and act on hazards and spillage.

5.1 Determine potential hazards and take remedial action.

5.2 Assess actual hazards and spillages and implement appropriate responses.

5.3 Respond to situations of risk.

5.4 Place hazard notification notices as required.