Maintain workplace 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 SIRXWHS003, 'Maintain workplace safety'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Maintain workplace safety' 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



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Facilitate team awareness of work health and safety.

1.1.Communicate relevant work health and safety legislation, and organisational policies and procedures to team members.

1.2.Make all current work health and safety information readily accessible to staff.

1.3.Demonstrate adherence to work health and safety to reinforce information.

1.4.Regularly provide team members with information on identified hazards and risk control procedures

2. Involve team members in work health and safety matters.

2.1.Provide opportunities for team members to consult and contribute to work health and safety issues and practices.

2.2.Resolve issues raised by team members promptly or refer to relevant personnel.

3. Maintain a safe work environment.

3.1.Monitor team adherence to work health and safety requirements, and arrange work health and safety training as required.

3.2.Implement organisational policies and procedures for identifying, preventing and reporting potential hazards.

3.3.Take prompt action to address non-compliance with procedures and safe work practices.

3.4.Investigate unsafe or hazardous events, identify causes, and report inadequacies in risk control measures or resource allocation for risk control to relevant personnel.

4. Maintain work health and safety records.

4.1.Complete and maintain work health and safety records according to organisational policies and procedures and legislative requirements.

4.2.Use information from records to identify hazards and monitor risk control procedures.

4.3.Provide feedback to relevant personnel on workplace health and safety and areas for improvement.