This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply safe design principles to control occupational health and safety (OHS) risk during the life of a building. It includes
the ability to identify and comply with legal responsibilities and obligations and evaluate OHS hazards associated with the design, construction and use of a building during its life
cycle. Applying safe design principles requires consultation with stakeholders and specialist advisors and the ability to make recommendations for alternative design solutions and incorporate risk controls into the building design and end use.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
VU21592

Prerequisites

Nil

Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of the ability to: - Comply with legal responsibilities and obligations and organisational policies and procedures, including OHS. - Implement risk management processes for the identification of OHS hazards and selection of suitable controls. - Consult with relevant stakeholders to determine safety requirements in the life cycle stages of a building. - Design a safe building which complies with current legislative requirements for the design, construction and use of a building.

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