SITXWHS006 Identify Hazards Control Safety Risks :
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|Qualification Code/Title||SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management|
|Assessment Type||Assessment Task 1: Written Questions Assessment Task 2: Hazard and risks project||Time allowed||2 Weeks|
|Due Date||Location||AHIC||Term / Year|
|Unit of Competency|
|National Code/Title||SITXWHS006 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks|
|Student Name||Student ID|
|RESULTS (Please Circle)||SATISFACTORY||NOT SATISFACTORY|
|Feedback to student:|
|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 appeal rights.||Assessor Declaration: I declare that I have conducted a fair, valid, reliable and flexible assessment with this student, and I have provided appropriate feedback.|
|Information for Student:|
|This SITXWHS006 Identify hazards control safety risks assessment is to be completed according to the instructions given below in this document.Should you not answer the tasks correctly, you will be given feedback on the results and gaps in knowledge. You will be entitled to one (1) resubmit in showing your competence with this unit.If you are not sure about any aspect of this assessment, please ask for clarification from your assessor. Please refer to the College re-submission and re-sit policy for more information. If you have questions and other concerns that may affect your performance in the Assessment, please inform the assessor immediately.This is an Open book assessment which you will do in your own time but complete in the time designated by your assessor. Remember, that it must be your own work and if you use other sources then you must reference these appropriately.This is Individual Assessments. Once you have completed the assessment, please upload the softcopy of the Assessment into AHIC Moodle.|
|Re-assessment of Result & Academic Appeal procedures:|
|If a student is not happy with his/ her results, that student may appeal against their grade via a written letter, clearly stating the grounds of appeal to the Chief Executive Officer. This should be submitted after completion of the subject and within fourteen days of commencement of the new term. Re-assessment Process: An appeal in writing is made to the Academic Manager providing reasons for re-assessment /appeal. Academic Manager will delegate another member to review the assessment. The student will be advised of the review result done by another assessor. If the student is still not satisfied and further challenges the decision, then a review panel is formed comprising the lecturer/trainer in charge and the Academic Manager or if need be an external assessor. The Institute will advise the student within 14 days from the submission date of the appeal. The decision of the panel will be deemed to be final. If the student is still not satisfied with the result, he / she has the right to seek independent advice or follow external mediation option with nominated mediation agency. Any student who fails a compulsory subject or appeals unsuccessfully will be required to re-enrol in that subject. The cost of reassessment will be borne by the Institute. The external assessor will base his/her judgement based on principles of assessment. These principles require SITXWHS006 Identify hazards control safety risks assessment to be reliable, fair, practical and valid.|
Academic Appeals: If you are dissatisfied with the outcome of the re-evaluation process, you have a right to appeal through academic appeals handling protocol. To appeal a decision, the person is required to complete the AHIC- Request for Appeal of a Decision form with all other supporting documents, if any. This form is available via our website. The completed Request for Appeal form is to be submitted to the Student Support Officer either in hard copy or electronically via the following contact details: Student Support Officer, AHIC College Level 4, 114-120 Castlereagh Street, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia The notice of appeal should be in writing addressed to the Chief Executive Officer and submitted within seven days of notification of the outcome of the re-evaluation process. If the appeal is not lodged in the specified time, the result will stand and you must re-enrol in the unit. In emergency circumstances, such as in cases of serious illness or injury, you must forward a medical certificate in support of a deferred appeal. The notice of appeal must be made within three working days of the concluding date shown on the medical certificate. The decision of Chief Executive Officer will be final. Student would then have the right to pursue the claim through an independent external body as detailed in the students’ complaint / grievance policy.
|Plagiarism: Plagiarism means to take and use another person’s ideas and or manner of expressing them and to pass them off as your own by failing to give appropriate acknowledgement. This includes material sourced from the internet, RTO staff, other students, and from published and unpublished work. Plagiarism occurs when you fail to acknowledge that the ideas or work of others are being used, which includes: Paraphrasing and presenting work or ideas without a referenceCopying work either in whole or in partPresenting designs, codes or images as your own workUsing phrases and passages verbatim without quotation marks or referencing the author or web pageReproducing lecture notes without proper acknowledgement. Collusion: Collusion means unauthorised collaboration on assessable work (written, oral or practical) with other people. This occurs when a student presents group work as their own or as the work of someone else. Collusion may be with another RTO student or with individuals or student’s external to the RTO. This applies to work assessed by any educational and training body in Australia or overseas. Collusion occurs when you work without the authorisation of the teaching staff to: Work with one or more people to prepare and produce workAllow others to copy your work or share your answer to an SITXWHS006 Identify hazards control safety risks assessment taskAllow someone else to write or edit your work (without rto approval)Write or edit work for another studentOffer to complete work or seek payment for completing academic work for other students. Both collusion and plagiarism can occur in group work. For examples of plagiarism, collusion and academic misconduct in group work please refer to the RTO’s policy on Academic integrity, plagiarism and collusion. Plagiarism and collusion constitute cheating. Disciplinary action will be taken against students who engage in plagiarism and collusion as outlined in RTO’s policy. Proven involvement in plagiarism or collusion may be recorded on students’ academic file and could lead to disciplinary|
You are required to complete and pass every task in the assessment in order to be deemed competent.
|Task||Due Date||Student Signature||Trainer Signature||Comments|
|Task 1-2||Week 1|
The SITXWHS006 Identify hazards control safety risks assessment tasks for SITXWHS006 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks are included in this Student Assessment Tasks booklet and outlined in the assessment plan below.
- To be assessed as competent for this unit, you must complete all of the assessment tasks satisfactorily.
|Written questions||You must correctly answer all questions.|
|Hazard and risks project||You must identify hazards and assess risks for a case study organisation and then complete activities to eliminate/minimise risks.|
Please read through this SITXWHS006 Identify hazards control safety risks assessment thoroughly before beginning any tasks. Ask your assessor for clarification if you have any questions.
When you have read and understood this unit’sSITXWHS006 Identify hazards control safety risks assessment tasks, print out the Student Assessment Agreement. Fill it out, sign it and hand it to your assessor, who will countersign it and keep it on file.
Keep a copy of all of your work, as the work submitted to your assessor will not be returned to you.
Assessment task information
This gives you:
- a summary of the SITXWHS006 Identify hazards control safety risks assessment task
- information on the resources to be used
- submission requirements
- resubmission opportunities if required.
Assessment task instructions
This includes questions you will need to answer or tasks that you need to complete.
Your answers must be typed using software as indicated in the SITXWHS006 Identify hazards control safety risks assessment task Instructions.
Copy and paste each task’s instructions into a new document and use this as the basis for your assessment task submission. Include this document’s header and footer.
If you are submitting electronically, give the document a file name that includes the information as indicated in the section called ‘Naming electronic documents’ (see below).
Naming electronic documents
It is important that you name the documents that you create for this Assessment Task in a logical manner.
Each should include:
- Course identification code Assessment Task number
- Document title (if appropriate)
- Student name
- Date it was created
For example, SITXWHS006 AT2 Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment 20/10/20.
Following resources are available in Moodle for your references to complete Assessment Task 2:
- Health and Safety Policy and Procedure
- Work Health and Safety Plan including Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
This will be used by your assessor to mark SITXWHS006 Identify hazards control safety risks assessment. Read through this checklist as part of your preparation before beginning the assessment task. It will give you a good idea of what your assessor will be looking for when marking your responses or observing your performance.
You need to answer all of the written questions correctly.
Your assessor will advise you of the due date of this assessment.
- Answers to all questions.
All questions must be answered correctly in order for you to be assessed as having completed the task satisfactorily.
Written answer question guidance
The following written questions use a range of “instructional words” such as “identify” or “explain”, which tell you how you should answer the question. Use the definitions below to assist you to provide the type of response expected.
Note that the following guidance is the minimum level of response required.
Analyse: when a question asks you to analyse something, you should do so in detail, and identify important points and key features. Generally, you are expected to write a response one or two paragraphs long.
Compare: when a question asks you to compare something, you will need to show how two or more things are similar, ensuring that you also indicate the relevance of the consequences. Generally, you are expected to write a response one or two paragraphs long.
Contrast: when a question asks you to contrast something, you will need to show how two or more things are different, ensuring you indicate the relevance or the consequences. Generally, you are expected to write a response one or two paragraphs long.
Describe: when a question asks you to describe something, you should state the most noticeable qualities or features. Generally, you are expected to write a response two or three sentences long.
Discuss: when a question asks you to discuss something, you are required to point out important issues or features and express some form of critical judgement. Generally, you are expected to write a response one or two paragraphs long.
Evaluate: when a question asks you to evaluate something, you should put forward arguments for and against something. Generally, you are expected to write a response one or two paragraphs long.
Examine: when a question asks you to examine something, this is similar to “analyse”, where you should provide a detailed response with key points and features and provide critical analysis. Generally, you are expected to write a response one or two paragraphs long.
Explain: when a question asks you to explain something, you should make clear how or why something happened or the way it is. Generally, you are expected to write a response two or three sentences long.
Identify: when a question asks you to identify something, this means that you are asked to briefly describe the required information. Generally, you are expected to write a response two or three sentences long.
List: when a question asks you to list something, this means that you are asked to briefly state information in a list format.
Outline: when a question asks you to outline something, this means giving only the main points, Generally, you are expected to write a response a few sentences long.
Summarise: when a question asks you to summarise something, this means (like “outline”) only giving the main points. Generally, you are expected to write a response a few sentences long.
Provide answers to all of the questions below:
- Access your state or territory legislation and then answer the following questions:
|When, where and how hazards must be identified?|
|When, where and how risk assessments must be conducted?|
|Explain consultation requirements in relation to the hazard identification and risk assessment process.|
|Explain the purpose of WHS committees and their importance in regards to consultation.|
|Explain the purpose of WHS representatives and their importance in regards to consultation.|
|Outline two record keeping requirements relating to hazards and risks.|
- Identify an organisation of your choice within the hospitality industry. This can be one you are familiar with and can access information about (e.g. through the Internet) or a workplace where you are completing or have already completed your work placement.
|What group risk assessment mechanisms does the organisation commonly use. Describe at least two.|
|Describe the format of hazard identification and risk assessment templates that the organisation uses and how they are used.|
|What commonly used methods does the organisation use for identifying hazards in the workplace?|
|What commonly used methods does the organisation use for assessing risks to safety?|
- Thinking about the hospitality industry and typical hazards and systematic methods used to assess risk, answer the following questions:
|List each of the four steps for in the risk management process.|
|Describe two typical hazards.|
|List two injuries/illnesses/consequences that could result from the hazards?|
|What are the overall consequences of a worker being exposed to the hazards identified?|
|For the hazards you have identified, estimate the probability that an incident or injury will occur. Think about this in terms of a risk assessment legend.|
|For the hazards you have identified, what would you say is the overall risk level for the identified hazards? Think about this in terms of a risk assessment legend.|
- Thinking about the hospitality industry and the hierarchy of control, answer the following questions:
|Explain the hierarchy of control.|
|Identify a typical hazard for which substituting a safe system of work would be a suitable control. Describe the hazard and the isolating measure.|
|Identify a typical hazard for which isolating the hazard would be a suitable control. Describe the hazard and the isolating measure.|
|Identify a typical hazard for which engineering controls a suitable control. Describe the hazard and the engineering control.|
|Identify a typical hazard for which administrative controls would be a suitable control. Describe the hazard and the administrative control.|
|Identify a typical hazard for which personal protective equipment would be a suitable control. Describe the hazard and the PPE.|
|Identify a hazard for which combined controls would be appropriate. Describe the hazard and the combined control measures which would be appropriate.|
- Thinking about the hospitality industry and measures to eliminate or control health and safety risks, answer the following questions:
|Describe two typical risks and a measure that can be used to control each risk.|
|If you were responsible for the risks, above, describe how would you make sure the controls are implemented.|
|Explain why suggestions for ways of eliminating or controlling risks are useful.|
|Explain why sometimes it can be important to refer to a senior staff member regarding a decision on implementing controls.|
- Describe each of the following methods for identifying hazards.
|Conducting site safety audits|
|Completing safety checklists|
|Observing daily activities|
|Investigating accidents and incidents|
|Reviewing injury or illness registers|
|Monitoring workplace environment|
|Investigating staff complaints or reports of safety concerns|
|Review of staff feedback via consultative processes including meetings, surveys and suggestion box submissions|
- Consider the list of people below and describe a role they may have in the assessment of risk within an organisation.
|WHS committee members|
|Peers and colleagues|
|Staff under supervision|
|Did the student provide a sufficient and clear answer that addresses the suggested answer for the following?||Completed successfully?|
|Signature and date:|
Assessment Task 2: Hazards and risks project
The SITXWHS006 Identify hazards control safety risks assessment tasks in this unit require you to identify hazards and assess risks for a case study organisation and then to complete activities to eliminate/minimise risks.
This assessment is to be completed in the simulated work environment in the RTO.
- Access to learning materials
- Computer with Microsoft Office and internet access
- WHS information at:
- Health and Safety Policy and Procedures
- Health and Safety Plan including Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Tool
Your assessor will advise you of the due date of these submissions.
- Completed Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Tool
- Screenshot of stored files
- Handouts x 4
For your performance to be deemed satisfactory in this assessment task, you must satisfactorily address all of the SITXWHS006 Identify hazards control safety risks assessment criteria. If part of this task is not satisfactorily completed, you will be asked to complete further assessment to demonstrate competence.
Complete the following activities:
- Carefully read the following scenario
|Best Events Catering is a catering company that provides catering for events. The company is committed to health and safety and has implemented a work health and safety management system. As part of the event planning process, an event work health and safety plan is to be used to identify actual or foreseeable workplace hazards including hazards associated with the physical environment, plant/equipment, work practices and security issues. You are a Catering Manager with Best Events Catering and you are required to identify hazards and assess risks relevant to an upcoming event you are planning. This can be catering for an event of your choice such as an open day for an education institution or a conference or a local craft fair. You are also required to control risks for the event. With this in mind, you are to complete all of the activities below.|
- Review the Best Events Catering WHS Policy and Procedures and access relevant documentation
- Conduct a Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
- Participate in a meeting to discuss hazards and risk assessment and control
- Take measures to eliminate or control risks
|Did the student:||Completed successfully?|
|Access and use the Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment?|
|Review the information indicated to identify actual or foreseeable hazards?|
|Work alone to identify hazards and systematically assess risks?|
|Work with others to identify hazards and systematically assess risks?|
|Identify the type and level of risk posed by each of the identified hazard and justify this through sufficient evidence?|
|Use the WHS Plan including the Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment to identify at least 10 actual or foreseeable hazards that relate to the physical environment, plant/equipment, work practice and security and issue?|
|During the meeting with the assessor demonstrate effective communication skills including: Speaking clearly and concisely. Speaking assertively when suggesting control methods.Using non-verbal communication to assist with understanding Asking questions to identify required information Responding to questions as required Using active listening techniques to confirm understanding?|
|Document the outcome of the risk SITXWHS006 Identify hazards control safety risks assessment, suggesting actions to eliminate or control risks?|
|Keep records of identified hazards and risk SITXWHS006 Identify hazards control safety risks assessments?|
|Discuss ways with their assessor of eliminating or controlling risks as documented in the Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment?|
|Take measures to eliminate or control risks for each of the identified hazards as per the Health and Safety Policy and Procedures?|
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