This unit (CPCCBC4002A) of competency specifies the outcomes required to conduct an OHS risk analysis, including the inspection of workplaces for hazards. The development and implementation of appropriate responses,including responses required by state or territory legislation and regulations, to mitigate the risks are also addressed. The unit requires candidates to have a comprehensive and appropriate understanding of the complex range of legislative and workplace requirements to manage risk in building and construction workplaces.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - application of regulatory requirements, including safe work method statements and plans such as site safety plans; - appropriate literacy and numeracy skills; - attention to detail in applying building codes and standards; - enable clear and direct communication, using questioning to identify and confirm requirements, share information, listen and understand; - seek expert advice and consult with relevant parties and workplace personnel on a variety of issues; - use language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences; - use and interpret non-verbal communication; - written communication skills to complete inspection reports and maintain records; - conducting OHS legislation and documentation research; - construction site inspection techniques for OHS compliance; - interpretation and application of construction documentation; - interviewing skills; - knowledge of the technical and trade skills in building and construction processes; - maintaining records and documents; - negotiation and conflict resolution skills; - OHS auditing skills, and; - OHS compliance investigation skills.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - building and construction industry contracts; - current workplace and OHS legislation and advisory standards applicable to each State and Territory, and; - other relevant state or territory building and construction codes, standards and government regulations.

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