BSBOHS201A - Participate in OHS processes - 2013

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Unit summary


  • Level of Study: Vocational Education, Training
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: No
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: None
  • Availability for 2013: SP1 , SP2 , SP3 , SP4
  • Assessment: Assignment - Assignment (50%) , Quizzes - Quiz (50%)

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2013 Fees
Domestic 240.00
International 490.00

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowedge required to participate in workplace occupational health and safety (OHS) processes to protect workers own health and safety, and that of others.

At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. work safely
  2. follow established safety procedures when conducting work
  3. carry out pre-start systems and equipment checks in accordance with workplace procedures
  4. implement workplace safety requirements
  5. identify designated persons for reporting queries and concerns about safety in the workplace
  6. identify existing and potential hazards in the workplace, report them to designated persons and record them in accordance with workplace procedures
  7. identify and implement workplace procedures and work instructions for controlling risks
  8. report emergency incidents and injuries to designated persons
  9. participate in OHS consultative processes
  10. contribute to workplace meetings, inspections or other consultative activities
  11. raise OHS issues with designated persons in accordance with organisational procedures
  12. take actions to eliminate workplace hazards or to reduce risks
  13. follow safety procedures
  14. identify and report emergency incidents
  15. follow organisational procedures for responding to emergency incidents.
  • Assignment — Assignment (50%)
  • Quizzes — Quiz (50%)

There are no prerequisites for this unit.

  • Broadband access

This unit addresses the following topics.

1Work safely
2Implement workplace safety requirements
3Participate in OHS consultative processes
4Follow safety procedures

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Print based materials

  • Welcome Letter

Online materials

  • Audio/Video - Streaming
  • FAQs
  • Online Assessment
  • Quizzes
  • Resources and Links

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.
This unit does not have a prescribed textbook(s).

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