UEECD0024 - Implement and monitor energy sector WHS policies and procedures

    Unit code: UEECD0024 | Study level: TAFE


    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor energy sector work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) policies and procedures.
    It includes providing WHS/OHS information to the work group; implementing and monitoring participative arrangements for the management of WHS/OHS; and implementing and monitoring the workplace procedures for identifying hazards, assessing and controlling risks. It also includes implementing and monitoring procedures for dealing with hazardous events, WHS/OHS training, and maintaining WHS/OHS records.


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    Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes & performance criteria requirements, incl 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:
    *applying relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements in the energy sector, including:
    *communicating WHS/OHS issues with relevant person/s, and providing and explaining WHS/OHS information to a work group
    *implementing and monitoring participative arrangements for management of WHS/OHS
    *implementing and monitoring procedures for identifying hazards, and assessing and controlling risks
    *implementing and monitoring workplace procedures for WHS/OHS and maintaining records, including existing hazard register
    *implementing risk control measures using hierarchy of risk control
    *investigating hazardous events to identify causes
    *dealing with unplanned events/situations in accordance with workplace procedures in a manner that minimises risk to personnel and equipment
    *implementing procedures for dealing with hazardous events
    *performing training needs analysis and identifying training gaps
    *resolving WHS/OHS issues raised.

    Required reading

    The qualified trainer and assessor will advise students of class notes, reading materials produced by VU Polytechnic and further support via VU Polytechnic e-learning system and/or in person.

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