Details of Assessment
Term and Year 2,2018 Time allowed 4 Weeks
Assessment No 1 Assessment Weighting 50%
Assessment Type Knowledge Test and Simulation
Due Date Week 4 Room TBA
Details of Subject
Qualification BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management
Subject Name Work Health and Safety
Details of Unit(s) of competency
Unit Code (s) and Names BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
Details of Student
College Student ID
Student Declaration: I declare that the work submitted is my own, and has not been copied or plagiarised from any person or source. Signature: ___________________________
Details of Assessor
0 Competent 0 Not Yet Competent
Marks / 50
FEEDBACK TO STUDENT
Progressive feedback to students, identifying gaps in competency and comments on positive improvements:
Student Declaration: I declare that I have been assessed in this unit, and I have been advised of my result. I am also aware of my right to appeal and the reassessment procedure.
Date: ____/_____/_____ Assessor Declaration: I declare that I have conducted a fair, valid, reliable and flexible assessment with this student, and I have provided appropriate feedback
0 Student did not attend the feedback session.
Feedback provided on assessment.
Purpose of the Assessment
The purpose of this assessment is to assess the student in the following learning outcomes: Competent
(C) Not Yet Competent
identify and detail relevant WHS Acts, regulations and codes of practice
describe the hierarchy of risk control and how it is applied in the workplace
specify relevant WHS organisational policies, procedures, programs and practices
explain hazard identification and risk-management processes
specify in-house and WHS legislative reporting requirements
effectively identifying hazards, and assessing and controlling risks using the hierarchy of risk control
identify requirements for and request expert WHS advice
establish, implement, maintain and evaluate effective and compliant participation arrangements for managing WHS including identifying duty holders, identifying and approving the required resources and developing and implementing a training program
ensure organisational WHS compliance
establish, implement, maintain and evaluate procedures for a WHS management system
Assessment/evidence gathering conditions
Each assessment component is recorded as either Competent (C) or Not Yet Competent (NYC). A student can only achieve competence when all assessment components listed under “Purpose of the assessment” section are recorded as competent. Your trainer will give you feedback after the completion of each assessment. A student who is assessed as NYC (Not Yet Competent) is eligible for re-assessment.
Resources required for this Assessment
• Computer with relevant software applications and access to internet
• Weekly eLearning notes relevant to the tasks/questions
Instructions for Students
Please read the following instructions carefully
• This assessment has to be completed 1 In class 0 At home
• The assessment is to be completed according to the instructions given by your assessor.
• Feedback on each task will be provided to enable you to determine how your work could be improved. You will be provided with feedback on your work within two weeks of the assessment due date. All other feedback will be provided by the end of the term.
• Should you not answer the questions correctly, you will be given feedback on the results and your gaps in knowledge. You will be given another opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and skills to be deemed competent for this unit of competency.
• If you are not sure about any aspects of this assessment, please ask for clarification from your assessor.
• Please refer to the College re-assessment for more information (Student Handbook).
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS (5 MARKS EACH)
1. Explain each of the five (5) steps in the diagram of the risk management process.
2. Describe each of the following control measures, including an example for each
3. What are some of the methods or communication channels to inform supervisor, higher authority or employer, of a severe breach of Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws / rules at your workplace or any workplace?
4. Explain why ‘Emergency procedures’ are significant to organisations.
Context: Assume you are a restaurant manager and you have to decide on some emergency procedures for the restaurant. List any five (5) emergency procedures necessary for a restaurant.
Emergency Procedures for a restaurant:
5. You work as a service manager for big telecom organisation with offices in metro and regional areas. Your boss has identified the following emergency situations as potential threats to your organisation:
• serious injury
• office fire
• hazardous substance/chemical spill
• bomb threat
• armed hold-up, or disturbed intruders/client
• loss of services (phones, electricity, water)
• traffic/car accident
Pick any one of the events above and, following the WHS code of practice then write a procedure (with at least 8 steps) for workers to follow should the event occur.
6. You work as a service manager for big telecom organisation with offices in metro and regional areas. List what would you do to implement Work Health and Safety (WHS) procedures in your workplace according to Government Law and legislation.
7. Mini Scenario: You work in a busy restaurant as the shift manager. A customer has spilled a drink on the floor of your store, what do you do?
8. Mini Case scenario: You work in a fashion retail store in CBD. An emergency situation has occurred (a customer just collapsed). Which person at your workplace will you seek help from and how?
9. Mini Case scenario: You are being appointed as the site manager for a housing construction for a customer. Describe the reasons for implementing the use of protective clothing (e.g. hard hat, chef uniform or hearing protection) and use an example to explain importance.
10. Assume you are the campus manager of this college. You need to form a Work Health and Safety (WHS) committee. How would you form this committee?
List five (5) responsibilities of your Work Health and Safety (WHS) committee.