BSBWHS411 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs

    Unit code: BSBWHS411 | Study level: TAFE
    Footscray Nicholson


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area in order to meet legislative requirements.
    The unit applies to those with supervisory responsibilities in a work area who have a broad knowledge of WHS policies and contribute well-developed skills in creating solutions to problems through analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources. They provide supervision and guidance to others and have limited responsibility for the output of others.


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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:
    *implement and monitor the work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs for one work area in an organisation.

    During the above, the candidate must:
    *explain relevant WHS information clearly and accurately to work team
    *provide work team with access to WHS policies, procedures and programs in appropriate structure and language
    *implement and monitor procedures, according to WHS legislative and organisational requirements, for:
    *consultation on and communication about WHS hazards and risks
    *WHS training needs and learning opportunities
    *WHS records
    *using WHS aggregate data relating to hazards and risk control.

    Required reading

    The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

    As part of a course

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