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SITXWHS006 identify hazards assess and control safety risks

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SITXWHS006 identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
SITXWHS006 identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

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Unit Code / TitleSITXWHS006 identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
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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 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 TKL- 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, TKL College  Suite 707, Level 7 159-175 Church Street, Westfield Shopping Centre, Parramatta, NSW 2150 , Email: [email protected] 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:   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: with one or more people to prepare and produce work 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  

Assessment Requirements

You are required to complete and pass every task in the assessment in order to be deemed competent.

Assessment Schedule

TaskDue DateStudent  SignatureTrainer SignatureComments  
Task 1-2Week 2   

Introduction

Welcome to the Student Assessment Tasks for SITXWHS006 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks. These tasks have been designed to help you demonstrate the skills and knowledge that you have learnt during your course. Please ensure that you read the instructions provided with these tasks carefully.

Assessment for this unit

For you to be assessed as competent, you must successfully complete two assessment tasks:

Assessment Task 1: Knowledge questions

Information for students

Knowledge questions are designed to help you demonstrate the knowledge which you have acquired during the learning phase of this unit. Ensure that you:

  • comply with the due date for assessment which your assessor will provide
  • adhere with your RTO’s submission guidelines
  • answer all questions completely and correctly
  • submit work which is original and, where necessary, properly referenced
  • submit a completed cover sheet with your work
  • avoid sharing your answers with other students.

Questions

Provide answers to all of the questions below.

  1. 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. Answer the following questions.
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. 
  • Thinking about the hospitality industry and typical hazards and the 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. 
When would you need to refer a control measure to a higher-level staff member for decision on implementing? 
  • 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 
Inspecting workplace 
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.
Contractors 
Managers 
WHS committee members 
WHS representatives 
Staff 
Supervisors 
Suppliers 

Assessment Task 1: Checklist

Student’s name: 
Did the student provide a sufficient and clear answer that addresses the suggested answer for the following?Completed successfully?Comments
YesNo
Question 1a   
Question 1b   
Question 1c   
Question 1d   
Question 1e   
Question 1f   
Question 2a   
Question 2b   
Question 3a   
Question 3b   
Question 3c   
Question 3d   
Question 3e   
Question 3f   
Question 4a   
Question 4b   
Question 4c   
Question 4d   
Question 4e   
Question 4f   
Question 4g   
Question 4h   
Question 5a   
Question 5b   
Question 5c   
Question 5d   
Question 6a   
Question 6b   
Question 6c   
Question 6d   
Question 6e   
Question 6f   
Question 6g   
Question 6h   
Question 7a   
Question 7b   
Question 7c   
Question 7d   
Question 7e   
Question 7f   
Question 7g   

Assessor Feedback:
Assessor name: 
Assessor signature and Date: 


Assessment Task 2: Hazards and risks project

Information for students

Tasks required for this unit This unit of competency requires that you:
Instructions for how you will complete these requirements are included below.

Activities

Complete the following activities.

Carefully read the following information.

 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. What do I need to demonstrate? During this task, you will be required to demonstrate a range of the skills and knowledge that you have developed during your course. These include: Eliminate or control the risk by:discussing ways of eliminating or controlling the risk with others.taking measures to eliminate or control risks. How will I provide evidence? Your assessor will provide you with templates and administration documents to complete each activity. You will find some detailed information about providing evidence; this will include; a completed WHS Plan including the Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Toola screenshot of stored fileshandouts x 4. You will need to complete each activity and submit the completed templates and tasks at the end of each step. Tips for completing your Project Read through this assessment and each of the Projectactivities before you get started and make sure you understand what you need to do. If you are unsure, speak to your assessor and/or supervisor.Stay up to date! Stay in touch with your assessor. Ask questions, raise issues, check in, communicate. Most importantly, ask for help if you are having trouble!

 
  1. 1.      Review the Best Events Catering WHS Policy and Procedures and access relevant documentation.
   Review the Best Events Catering WHS Policy and Procedures to identify the procedures that need to be followed, as well as methods for hazard identification and risk assessment for an event. Following your review, access the WHS Plan template that includes the Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Tool from the Student Resources folder. Carefully review these documents in preparation for the next task. Make notes as required.
 As per the company’s policy, you are now required to identify hazards, assess risks and develop risk control measures. As indicated in the Health and Safety Policy and Procedures, this will be through an initial review of available information about hazards and risks, as well as consulting with colleagues in activity 2.4. Proceed to preparing your Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Tool by reviewing the information as per the link under “Required” and by visiting the web site of the WHS regulator relevant to the state or territory you are located in and identifying at least one item of relevant information from there. The information provided under “Required” is general regarding events so you should also think of particular risks that also may apply to catering for events. Follow the instructions in the Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Tool, ensuring that you identify a minimum of 10 actual or foreseeable hazards and associated risk assessment and controls. Create a suitable folder in your drive. File your work as Draft Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Tool. Take a screenshot of the folder structure to show that you have filed and kept this record.
 Submit the Draft Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Tool to your assessor. You will discuss your work in a meeting in the next activity and your assessor will advise you of the date and time of the meeting.
 In this activity, you will participate in a meeting with your assessor to discuss Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Tool. Go through your Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Tool and explain all the hazards you have identified and your suggestions for risk controls as documented in the Tool. Ensure you explain your rationale for each risk control methods. Your assessor will also suggest additional controls which you should discuss. During the meeting, you will need to demonstrate effective communication skills including:
 Following the meeting you are to update your Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment tool (in the WHS Plan template) to include the suggestions from your assessor showing that you can incorporate the views of others. In the folder that you have previously created, file your work as Final Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Tool. Take a screenshot of the folder structure to show that you have filed and kept this record.
 Submit your completed and screenshots of your folder structure and files within it to your assessor.
 Assume that you have identified risks for your event as follows: In order to control the risks, you are required to develop four short information handouts to address all of the following risks and that can be provided to staff for information and guidance on each issue. The format and style for the handouts are as follows:
 Submit the complete handouts to your assessor

Assessment Task 2: Checklist

Has the following been completed?Completed successfully?Comments
YesNo
The student has satisfactorily accessed and used the Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment.   
The student has satisfactorily reviewed the information indicated to identify actual or foreseeable hazards.   
The student has satisfactorily worked alone to identify hazards and systematically assess risks.   
The student has satisfactorily worked with others to identify hazards and systematically assess risks.   
The student has satisfactorily identified the type and level of risk posed by each of the identified hazard and justify this through sufficient evidence.   
The student has satisfactorily used 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, the student satisfactorily demonstrated effective communication skills including: speaking clearly and conciselyspeaking assertively when suggesting control methodsusing 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.   
The student has satisfactorily documented the outcome of the risk assessment, suggesting actions to eliminate or control risks.   
The student has satisfactorily kept records of identified hazards and risk assessments.   
The student has satisfactorily discussed ways with their assessor of eliminating or controlling risks as documented in the Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment.   
The student has satisfactorily taken measures to eliminate or control risks for each of the identified hazards as per the Health and Safety Policy and Procedures.   

Assessor Feedback:
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