This unit covers identifying occupational health and safety hazard and risks and documenting control measures. It encompasses identifying workplace hazards, assigning levels of risk, developing control measures to eliminate and/or mitigate risks, reviewing risk control measures and maintaining documentation of hazards, risk control measures and their application in accordance with compliance procedures.

Unit details

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


UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace


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: - risk management and assessment of risk; - hazards and risks and control measures in working on construction sites; - hazards associated with extra-low voltage, low-voltage and high-currents; - hazards and risks and control measures associated with high-voltage; - hazards and risks and control measures in working with low voltage equipment; - hazards and risks and control measures associated with harmful, devices, materials, gases, dusts and airborne contaminant; - determine the degree of the risk; - use control measures to eliminate or control the risk, and; - engaging in monitoring and reviewing processes to ensure control measures remain valid.

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