MSMENV272 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

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Unit code: MSMENV272 | Study level: TAFE


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to comply with environmental regulations, identify environment issues and minimise the risks of negative impact on work and carry out improvements in own work area.
This unit applies to operators and team members who are required to follow procedures to work in an environmentally sustainable manner.
This unit applies to all sectors of the manufacturing industry and members of its value chain. It may also be applied to all sections of an organisation, including office and warehouse. This unit will need to be contextualised for the industry sector, organisation and section.This unit applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team and working in liaison with other shift team members and the control room operator, as appropriate.


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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:
There must be evidence the candidate has completed the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit, and:

  • followed environmental policies and identified potential breaches of environmental regulations and suggested improvements within the limit of own authority.

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.

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