Implement and monitor workplace health, safety and security practices

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 SITXOHS004B, 'Implement and monitor workplace health, safety and security practices'.
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




Provide information on health, safety and security.


Accurately and clearly explain to personnel relevant OHS information, including organisation-specific policies and procedures.


Make all current and updated OHS information readily accessible to staff in a timely and regular manner, according to organisational procedures.


Monitor safe work practices.


Monitor adherence to organisational OHS procedures and OHS signage.


Monitor ongoing compliance with safe work practices.


Take prompt and appropriate action to address non-compliance with procedures, safe work practices and non-adherence to signage.


Monitor the effectiveness of work practices in maintaining the health, safety and security of personnel through close contact with day-to-day operations.


Coordinate consultative arrangements for the management of health, safety and security issues.


Coordinate any scheduled consultation sessions and the operation of any and all consultative processes.


Provide the opportunity for staff members to contribute their views on current and future OHS management practices, including views on how to eliminate or control risks.


Action, resolve or refer issues raised through OHS consultation to the appropriate person.


Provide timely staff and own feedback on OHS management practices to the designated person according to organisation procedures.


Implement and monitor procedures for identifying hazards, and assessing and controlling risks.


Coordinate any scheduled hazard identification activities ensuring hazards are identified at times designated by legislation.


Identify any hazards on an ongoing basis through close contact with day-to-day operations in the workplace and react to reports of hazards by others workers.


Coordinate the conduct of risk assessments and, participate by taking a lead role in assessing risks associated with identified hazards according to consultative requirements of OHS legislation.


Implement any risk control methods according to organisation's policies and procedures or refer to appropriate person if control is outside scope of responsibility.


Monitor the effectiveness of control measures, promptly identify any inadequacies and resolve or report them to the appropriate person.


Implement and monitor health, safety and security training.


Identify OHS training needs accurately based on regular workplace monitoring.


Make timely arrangements for fulfilling training needs in consultation with appropriate management and according to organisation policies and procedures.


Monitor effectiveness of training in the workplace and make adjustments as required.


Maintain OHS records and reports.


Complete OHS records and reports accurately and legibly and store according to organisation and legal requirements.


Use data and reports to provide reliable and timely input to the management of workplace health, safety and security.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SITXOHS004B appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIT31007 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Catering Operations)
  • SIT30907 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Asian Cookery)
  • SIT31107 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Patisserie)
  • SIT40607 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Catering Operations)
  • SIT40507 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Asian Cookery)
  • SIT30707 - Certificate III in Hospitality
  • SIT40707 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Patisserie)
  • SIT40809 - Certificate IV in Holiday Parks and Resorts
  • SIT40307 - Certificate IV in Hospitality
  • SIT60307 - Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT40407 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)
  • SIT50307 - Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT40207 - Certificate IV in Tourism
  • SIT50409 - Diploma of Holiday Parks and Resorts
  • SIT50107 - Diploma of Tourism
  • SIT30807 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)

And the skillsets: