Develop and maintain a safe workplace

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 TLIF1407C, 'Develop and maintain a safe workplace'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Develop and maintain a safe workplace' 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 and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Plan and implement safety requirements


Health and safety risk assessments are made as part of all production planning exercises


Policy and procedures are developed to implement requirements for a safe workplace


Work practices are planned with colleagues to ensure compliance with workplace and environmental legislation and standards


Safe operating procedures are documented and communicated


Work practices are implemented in accordance with requirements specified in legislation and standards for safe workplaces and environments


Effective induction and supervision is provided to support colleagues in managing their organisational responsibilities


Purchasing policy for the provision of goods and services is informed by OH&S considerations


Inform and train personnel on OH&S legislation, codes and standards


Legislation, standards and the organisation's policies and practices relevant to the creation and maintenance of a safe workplace and environment are made available to individuals/teams


Arrangements are made to provide information in a language, style and format which is understood by colleagues


An OH&S training program is developed and implemented to identify and fulfil employees' OH&S training needs as part of the workplace's general training program


Individuals/teams know their legal responsibility for maintaining a safe workplace and environment


The implications of an unsafe workplace and environment are clear to all within the workplace


Establish and maintain procedures for assessing and controlling safety risks


Safety risks presented by identified hazards are correctly assessed in accordance with OH&S legislation and codes of practice


Activities are monitored to ensure that this procedure is adopted effectively throughout the area of managerial responsibility


Risk assessment is addressed at the planning, design and evaluation stages of any change within the area of managerial responsibility to ensure that the risk from hazards is not increased


Measures to control assessed safety risks are developed and implemented in accordance with the hierarchy of control, relevant OH&S legislation, codes of practice and trends identified from the OH&S records system


Activities are monitored to ensure that the risk control procedure is adopted effectively throughout the area of managerial responsibility


Risk control is addressed at the planning, design and evaluation stages of any change within the area of managerial responsibility to ensure that adequate risk control measures are included


Monitor, adjust and report safety performance


Hazards are identified, assessed and prioritised for action


Controls are selected to minimise risks to health and safety


Waste recycling, reduction and disposal is carried out within legislative and organisational requirements


Recommendations for improvements to meet legislation and associated standards are submitted to designated persons/groups


Individuals/teams are informed of improvements and alterations to occupational health and safety procedures in the workplace


Systems, records and reporting procedures are maintained according to legislative requirements


Evaluate the occupational health and safety system and related policies, procedures and programs


The effectiveness of the OH&S system and related policies, procedures and programs is assessed according to the workplace's aims with respect to OH&S.


Improvements to the OH&S system are developed and implemented to ensure more effective achievement of the workplace's organisation's aims with respect to OH&S policies and objectives.


Inadequacies in existing risk control measures are identified in accordance with the hierarchy of control, and resources enabling implementation of new measures are sought and/or provided according to appropriate procedures


Investigate and report non-conformance


Compliance with OH&S legislation and codes of practice is assessed to ensure that legal OH&S standards are maintained as a minimum


Non-conformance is investigated and dealt with according to legislative requirements


Colleagues are supported to acquire and apply competencies to meet legislative requirements and the associated standards


Changes to operations and practices are implemented to ensure that non-conformance is not repeated


Establish and maintain a system for OH&S records


A system for keeping OH&S records is established and monitored to allow identification of patterns of occupational injury and disease within the area of managerial responsibility, including provision for relevant workplace OH&S reports to be submitted to management

Qualifications and Skillsets

TLIF1407C appears in the following qualifications:

  • AVI40408 - Certificate IV in Aviation (Ground Operations and Service)