Unit of competency details

AMPCOR204 - Follow safe work policies and procedures (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 01/Dec/2015

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MTMCOR204A - Follow safe work policies and procedures 30/Nov/2015


Training packages that include this unit

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
AMP40516 - Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) 1-3 
AMP31216 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (Packing Operations)Certificate III in Meat Processing (Packing Operations) 
AMP31116 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (Livestock Handling)Certificate III in Meat Processing (Livestock Handling) 1-2 
AMP31016 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (Smallgoods - Manufacture)Certificate III in Meat Processing (Smallgoods - Manufacture) 1-2 
AMP30916 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (Smallgoods - General)Certificate III in Meat Processing (Smallgoods - General) 1-2 
AMP30815 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher) 1-3 
AMP30716 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (Quality Assurance)Certificate III in Meat Processing (Quality Assurance) 1-2 
AMP30616 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (General)Certificate III in Meat Processing (General) 1-3 
AMP30516 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (Slaughtering)Certificate III in Meat Processing (Slaughtering) 1-3 
AMP30416 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (Rendering)Certificate III in Meat Processing (Rendering) 
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Skill sets that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Skill sets that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
AMPSS00057 - Meat Processing Waste Water Operator Skill Set (level 1)Meat Processing Waste Water Operator Skill Set (level 1) 1-2 
AMPSS00045 - Meat Processing Livestock Handler Skill SetMeat Processing Livestock Handler Skill Set 
AMPSS00044 - Meat Processing Core Skill SetMeat Processing Core Skill Set 
AMPSS00043 - Meat Processing Cleaner (Slaughter Floor) Skill SetMeat Processing Cleaner (Slaughter Floor) Skill Set 
AMPSS00042 - Meat Processing Cleaner (Chiller) Skill SetMeat Processing Cleaner (Chiller) Skill Set 
AMPSS00041 - Meat Processing Cleaner (Boning Room) Skill SetMeat Processing Cleaner (Boning Room) Skill Set 
AMPSS00040 - Meat Processing Cleaner (Amenities) Skill SetMeat Processing Cleaner (Amenities) Skill Set 
AMPSS00039 - Meat Packer (Offal Room) Skill SetMeat Packer (Offal Room) Skill Set 
AMPSS00038 - Meat Packer (Boning Room) Skill SetMeat Packer (Boning Room) Skill Set 
AMPSS00028 - Knife Sharpening Skill SetKnife Sharpening Skill Set 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 061301 Occupational Health And Safety  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 061301 Occupational Health And Safety  29/Apr/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

TP Version

Comment

1

AMPv1.0

Initial release

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work safely in a meat establishment.

This unit is applicable to workers in abattoirs, knackeries, boning rooms, game processing plants, smallgoods plants, food services operations, wholesalers and meat retail premises.

This unit must be delivered and assessed in the context of Australian meat industry standards and regulations.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil.

Unit Sector

Elements and Performance Criteria

Element

Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Understand and fulfil workplace health and safety responsibilities

1.1 Meet workplace health and safety responsibilities according to regulatory and workplace requirements

1.2 Recognise and explain workplace health and safety responsibilities of key personnel

2. Follow workplace workplace health and safety policies and procedures

2.1 Follow workplace health and safety policies, procedures and programs

2.2 Use, maintain and store Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as appropriate

3. Follow legal provisions related to workplace health and safety

3.1 Follow relevant provisions of workplace health and safety legislation and codes of practice

4. Contribute to workplace health and safety

4.1 Raise workplace health and safety issues with designated personnel in accordance with workplace requirements and relevant legislation

4.2 Contribute to WHS through participation appropriate to the scope of own responsibilities and competencies

5. Follow workplace requirements for hazard identification and risk control

5.1 Recognise and report hazards to health and safety in the work area to designated personnel according to workplace requirements

5.2 Follow workplace requirements for controlling risks to health and safety

6. Follow emergency procedures

6.1 Follow emergency procedures according to workplace requirements

6.2 Follow reporting procedures for emergencies according to workplace requirements

7. Operate machinery safely

7.1 Operate machinery according to safe work practices and procedures

7.2 Operate and maintain machinery according to manufacturer specifications and workplace requirements

Foundation Skills

Foundation Skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Range of Conditions

Unit Mapping Information

MTMCOR204A Follow safe work policies and procedures

E

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=5e2e56b7-698f-4822-84bb-25adbb8443a7

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

TP Version

Comment

1

AMPv1.0

Initial release

Performance Evidence

The candidate must be observed consistently complying with workplace health and safety requirements in the workplace under normal production conditions.

The candidate must:

  • work safely as an individual and as a member of a team
  • explain and report on workplace health and safety issues
  • demonstrate safe work practices in all worksite activities
  • follow workplace health and safety policies and procedures
  • identify and apply relevant regulatory requirements as applicable
  • identify and follow emergency procedures, including evacuation procedures, according to workplace requirements
  • identify workplace health and safety hazards especially slips, falls and manual handling
  • list hazards at the work site and control measures that have been implemented
  • outline and observe own workplace health and safety legal responsibilities
  • outline the employer's workplace health and safety legal requirements
  • seek advice from more experienced colleagues or from manuals in order to operate new machinery and equipment safely
  • use relevant communication skills

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate a basic factual, technical and procedural knowledge of:

  • use, maintenance and storage of PPE required for different areas of the worksite, according to workplace requirements and manufacturer specifications
  • ways of minimising manual handling hazards
  • safe operating procedures for machinery at own work station
  • procedures for reporting accidents at the work site
  • functions of workplace health and safety committees and representatives at the work site
  • PPE that must be worn for different areas at the work site
  • process for making suggestions for improvement

Assessment Conditions

As a minimum, the following three forms of evidence must be used:

  • quiz of underpinning knowledge
  • workplace demonstration
  • workplace referee or third-party report of performance over time

Assessors must satisfy current standards for RTOs.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=5e2e56b7-698f-4822-84bb-25adbb8443a7

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