This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to manage organisational fatigue management policy and procedures in accordance with relevant legislation and regulations.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
TLIF4064

Assessment

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: - adapting to changes in legislation and regulations as they relate to fatigue management; - applying relevant legislation and workplace procedures; - communicating and working effectively with others when implementing the organisational fatigue risk management system; - facilitating systems that assist employees to identify their own learning needs about fatigue management; - modifying activities and taking appropriate initiative to manage the implementation of an organisational fatigue risk management system depending on differing contexts, risk situations and environments; - organising audits and reviews of an organisation's fatigue risk management system; - planning and organising budgetary requirements and resource allocation for implementing an organisational fatigue risk management system; - reading and interpreting documentation on fatigue management legislation and the organisational fatigue risk management system and applying them to management activities, and; - recognising breaches of fatigue management strategies and regulations and taking appropriate action in accordance with the organisational fatigue risk management system.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - budgetary and resource requirements for implementing an organisational fatigue risk management system; - causes and effects of fatigue on employees; - components of a fatigue risk management system, policies, procedures related to fatigue management and the control of factors that can contribute to fatigue and fatigue-related accidents; - fatigue reduction and proofing strategies available to an organisation that can minimise the risk of errors and safety incidents; - how fatigue affects workplace performance and accidents; - lifestyles that promote the effective long-term management of fatigue; - options and resources for providing training and learning opportunities for employees about fatigue management and implementing an organisational fatigue risk management system; - procedures for auditing and reviewing an organisational fatigue risk management system and related policies and procedures, for reporting audit outcomes; - processes and resources for assessing employee fatigue management competence; - relevant legislation, regulations, permit and licence requirements related to fatigue management; - relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) regulations as they relate to fatigue; - responsibilities of an organisation and individual employees for implementing fatigue management regulations and policies; - systems for auditing the effectiveness and efficacy of organisational fatigue risk management strategies, policies and procedures, and; - ways of recognising fatigue.

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