This unit covers the mandatory requirements of persons in a supervisory role to implement and monitor an organisation's occupational health and safety policies, procedures and programs. It encompasses understanding an organisation's OHS obligations, providing safety information to staff, implementing and monitoring participative arrangements, safety procedures and training and maintaining safety records.

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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 and knowledge: - provisions of relevant occupational health and safety legislation; - principles and practice of effective occupational health and safety management; - workplace hazards, range and selection of control measures; - organisational health and safety management systems and policies and procedures needed for legislative compliance; - impact of characteristics and composition of the workforce on occupational health and safety management; - relevance of occupational health and safety management to other organisational management policies, procedures and systems; - analysis of entire work environment and judge occupational health and safety interventions; - analysis of relevant workplace data, and; - ability to assess resources needed for risk control.

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