Implement and monitor work health and safety 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 SITXWHS003, 'Implement and monitor work health and safety 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



Elements describe the essential outcomes

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

1. Provide information on health, safety and security.

1.1.Explain relevant WHS information to personnel.

1.2.Make all current WHS information readily accessible to staff.

2. Monitor safe work practices.

2.1.Monitor adherence to organisational WHS procedures.

2.2.Monitor ongoing compliance with safe work practices.

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

2.4.Monitor day-to-day effectiveness of WHS practices in maintaining the health, safety and security of personnel.

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

3.1.Coordinate the operation of all consultative processes.

3.2.Provide opportunity for staff members to contribute their views on current and future WHS management practices.

3.3.Resolve or refer issues raised through WHS consultation to the appropriate person.

3.4.Provide timely staff and own feedback on WHS management practices to the designated person.

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

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

4.2.Identify any hazards on an ongoing basis during own day-to-day workplace operations.

4.3.React to reports of hazards by other workers, and coordinate and participate in risk assessments.

4.4.Implement any risk control methods or refer to appropriate person if control is outside scope of responsibility.

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

5. Implement and monitor health, safety and security training.

5.1.Identify WHS training needs based on regular staff monitoring.

5.2.Make arrangements for fulfilling training needs.

5.3.Monitor effectiveness of training and make required adjustments.

6. Maintain WHS records and reports.

6.1.Complete WHS records and reports accurately and legibly and store according to organisational and legal requirements.

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

6.3.Minimise use of printed materials and maximise electronic transmission and filing of all documents to reduce waste.