Manage a utilities industry OHS management system

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 UEGNSG113B, 'Manage a utilities industry OHS management system'.
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




Establish and maintain participative arrangements for the management of OHS


Purpose of the OHS management system is established after data is analysed and expected outcomes of the work are confirmed with the appropriate personnel


Legislative requirements and established procedures on policies and specifications for the OHS management system are obtained or established with the appropriate personnel


Work roles and tasks are allocated according to requirements and individual's competencies


Work is prioritised and sequenced for the most efficient outcome, completed within an acceptable timeframe to a quality standard and in accordance with established procedures


Appropriate participative processes with employees and their representatives are established and maintained in accordance with relevant industry standards consistent with enterprise procedures


Issues raised through participation and consultation are dealt with and resolved promptly and effectively in accordance with procedures for issues resolution


Information is provided to employees about the outcome of participation and consultation in a manner accessible to employees


Establish and maintain procedures for identifying hazards, assessing and


OHS management system(s) decisions are made on the basis of safety and effective outcomes according to requirements and established procedures

controlling risks as well as dealing with hazardous events


Essential Knowledge and Associated Skills are applied to analyse specific data and compare it with compliance specifications to ensure completion of the project within an agreed timeframe according to requirements


Work teams are arranged to ensure planned goals are met according to established procedures


Solutions to non-routine problems are identified and actioned, using acquired Essential Knowledge and Associated Skills, according to requirements


Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and established organisational and professional standards


Strategic plans are developed incorporating organisation initiatives as per established procedures


Workplace procedures are developed for hazard identification, assessment and control of risks as well as dealing with hazardous events


Identification of all hazards is addressed at the planning, design and evaluation stages of any changes in the workplace to ensure that new hazards are not created by the proposed changes


Procedures for selection and implementation of risk control measures are developed and maintained in accordance with the hierarchy of control


Inadequacies in existing control measures are identified in accordance with the hierarchy of control and resources enabling implementation of new measures are provided promptly


Maintain an OHS induction and training program, maintain a systems for OHS records and evaluate


Final inspections of the OHS management systems are undertaken to ensure they comply with all requirements and include all specifications and documentations needed to complete the project

the OHS system including policies, procedures and programs


Appropriate personnel are notified of completion and reports and completion documents are finalised


Reports and completion documents are submitted to relevant personnel for approval and where applicable, statutory or regulatory approval


Approved copies of the OHS management systems documents are issued and records are updated in accordance with established procedures


OHS training needs are identified and an OHS induction and training program developed to fulfil employee's OHS training needs as a part of the enterprise general training program


Training management system(s) are maintained so that individual employee's OHS training needs are easily identified, training attendance monitored and non attendance followed up


Monitoring systems for keeping OHS records to meet regulatory requirements are maintained according to OHS legislative arrangements including identification of patterns of occupational injury and disease within area of managerial responsibility


OHS system including policies, procedures and programs is assessed according to organisational aims with respect to OHS


Recommendations and improvements to the OHS system are developed, documented and implemented to ensure effectiveness according to established procedures


Compliance with OHS legislative requirements and established procedures is assessed to ensure that legal OHS standards are maintained as a minimum


Appropriate personnel are notified on the outcomes of the evaluation(s) and recommendations and completion documents are finalised/commissioned according to established procedures