Implement and monitor occupational health and safety policies

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 SISXOHS402A, 'Implement and monitor occupational health and safety policies'.
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 of a unit of competency.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the required skills and knowledge section and the range statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.

1. Provide information about OHS policies.

1.1. Access and analyse relevant legislation and organisational health and safety policies and procedures.

1.2. Explain relevant provisions of OHS legislation to the work group using appropriate communication strategies.

1.3. Explain information on the organisation’s OHS policies, procedures and programs to the work group using appropriate communication strategies.

1.4. Provide information about procedures to identify and assess hazards and measures to control risks.

2. Implement participative arrangements for the management of OHS.

2.1. Implement and monitor organisational consultation procedures for OHS issues to assess opportunities for work group contributions.

2.2. Resolve issues arising from consultation or refer to appropriate personnel for resolution.

2.3. Communicate outcomes of consultation to the work group.

3. Implement procedures for risk assessment and control.

3.1. Identify and report existing and potential hazards in the work area..

3.2. Control risks and assess and monitor work group application.

3.3. Monitor effectiveness of existing risk-control measures and report results to designated personnel.

3.4. Identify inadequacies in existing risk-control measures and make recommendations to address these to designated personnel.

4. Implement procedures for dealing with hazardous events.

4.1. Identify and investigate the causes of hazardous event.

4.2. Implement organisational procedures for dealing with hazardous events.

4.3. Implement control measures to prevent recurrence of hazardous events within scope of role and responsibilities and refer to designated personnel for implementation as appropriate.

4.4. Monitor the handling and storage of hazardous goods and equipment according to relevant legislation.

4.5. Implement and monitor organisational emergency policies and procedures according to relevant legislation.

5. Implement OHS training policies.

5.1. Identify staff OHS training needs and identify gaps to be addressed.

5.2. Provide training opportunities to address training needs in consultation with relevant parties.

5.3. Monitor effectiveness of training programs and their impact on work practices.

6. Implement procedures for maintaining OHS records.

6.1. Identify and complete OHS records according to relevant legislation.

6.2. Use information from OHS records to identify hazards and monitor risk-control procedures..

Qualifications and Skillsets

SISXOHS402A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIS40110 - Certificate IV in Community Recreation
  • SIS40410 - Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation
  • SIS40510 - Certificate IV in Sport Coaching
  • SIS40310 - Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation
  • SIS50210 - Diploma of Fitness
  • SIS50610 - Diploma of Sport Development
  • SIS40610 - Certificate IV in Sport Development

And the skillsets: