Unit of competency details

AMPCOR403 - Participate in workplace health and safety risk control process (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MTMCOR403A - Participate in OH&S risk control process 30/Nov/2015


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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 participate in the reduction of workplace health and safety risks in a meat processing plant.

This unit is applicable to supervisors or those with workplace health and safety responsibilities in abattoirs, boning rooms, knackeries, game processing plants, smallgoods plants, food services operations, wholesalers and retailers.

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. Participate in workplace inspections

1.1 Facilitate group processes to identify potential workplace health and safety hazards

1.2 Participate in workplace inspections to identify potential hazards

1.3 Fulfil reporting obligations

1.4 Implement risk control processes

2. Participate in workplace health and safety risk control process

2.1 Participate in risk assessment processes

2.2 Control hazards in accordance with hierarchy of controls

2.3 Initiate workplace procedures for dealing with hazardous events

2.4 Inform relevant parties about any action taken and/or report it to designated personnel

3. Monitor implementation of safe work practices

3.1 Demonstrate, by example, compliance with safe work practices

3.2 Monitor safe work performance by employees

3.3 Implement safe work practices in accordance with regulatory requirements

4. Assist development of safe work practices

4.1 Develop changes to work procedures or Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in accordance with risk control processes and regulatory requirements

4.2 Consult employees in relation to the development of safe work practices

4.3 Reinforce employee understanding of safe work procedures on-the-job

5. Contribute to participative arrangements for the management of workplace health and safety

5.1 Implement and monitor consultation procedures about workplace health and safety issues to ensure that all workers may contribute

5.2 Deal with, resolve promptly, or refer to appropriate personnel issues raised through consultation in accordance with workplace procedures

5.3 Disseminate outcomes of consultation over WHS issues to the work group promptly

6. Contribute to workplace rehabilitation program as appropriate

6.1 Contribute to workplace rehabilitation programs in accordance with the requirements of a rehabilitation co-ordinator and/or provider

Foundation Skills

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

Range of Conditions

Unit Mapping Information

MTMCOR403A Participate in WHS risk control process

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

Evidence must demonstrate the candidate's consistency of performance over time.

The candidate must:

  • apply participative problem-solving techniques to identify and resolve workplace health and safety issues
  • identify and apply extent of responsibility
  • identify and apply relevant WHS and workplace requirements
  • demonstrate safe work practices associated with work tasks
  • identify WHS hazards in the workplace
  • identify relevant hazard control equipment and explain function, safe operation, maintenance and storage requirements
  • use facilitation skills to ensure participation from all group members
  • use relevant communication skills

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate a broad factual, technical and theoretical knowledge of:

  • procedures for reporting hazards, accidents and incidents
  • risk management principles
  • process for developing and altering work procedures or SOPs
  • current workplace health and safety legislative requirements

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must include demonstration of on-the-job competency in the workplace.

Competency must be demonstrated while exercising an appropriate level of involvement in the risk control process. Assessment must include demonstration of competence in a meat establishment.

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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