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Unit of competency details

FBPWHS1001 - Identify safe work practices (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to FDFOHS1001A - Work safelyUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Changes to Performance Criteria to align with competency standards. Change to title to reflect intent of unit 22/Jan/2018

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 09/Sep/2021
(View details for release 1) 23/Jan/2018


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  23/Jan/2018 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 2

This version released with FBP Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Training Package Version 6.0.

Release 1

This version released with FBP Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Training Package Version 1.0.

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise known workplace hazards and identify work health and safety requirements and procedures relating to work activities.

The unit applies to individuals who are new entrants to the food industry and work alongside a supervisor in most situations, exercising limited autonomy within established and well-known parameters.

All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures according to state/territory health and safety regulations, legislation and standards that apply to the workplace.

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

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil

Unit Sector

Work health and safety (WHS)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements

Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Recognise work health and safety requirements

1.1 Identify work health and safety legislative requirements applicable to the workplace role and activities

1.2 Identify duty of care requirements

1.3 Identify and explain own responsibilities to comply with safe work practices

2. Identify workplace hazards and control measures

2.1 Identify basic principles of risk management

2.2 Recognise common workplace hazards

2.3 Identify measures for controlling risks according to workplace policies and procedures

2.4 Identify requirements for the selection and use of relevant personal protective equipment (PPE) and clothing

2.5 Interpret safety signs and symbols

2.6 Recognise workplace procedures for reporting hazards and risks

3. Identify work health and safety communication and reporting requirements

3.1 Identify participative arrangements for work health and safety, including communication processes, information and documentation requirements

3.2 Identify designated work health and safety roles and relevant authorities for raising work health and safety concerns, including concerns relating to the right to refuse unsafe work

4. Recognise work health and safety incident and emergency response procedures

4.1 Identify workplace procedures for responding to incidents

4.2 Identify workplace procedures for emergencies

4.3 Locate fire safety equipment and emergency evacuation procedures

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential for performance in this unit of competency but are not explicit in the performance criteria.

Skill

Description

Reading

  • Interpret key information in workplace health and safety information from a variety of sources

Oral communication

  • Seek clarification of health and safety information when required
  • Listen and respond to instructions

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equialence status

FBPWHS1001 Identify safe work practices Release 2

FBPWHS1001 Identify safe work practices Release 1

Minor changes to Performance Criteria to clarify intent

Foundation Skills refined

Performance Evidence and Knowledge Evidence clarified

Minor changes to Assessment Conditions

Equivalent

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=78b15323-cd38-483e-aad7-1159b570a5c4

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 2

This version released with FBP Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Training Package Version 6.0.

Release 1

This version released with FBP Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Training Package Version 1.0.

Performance Evidence

An individual demonstrating competency must satisfy all of the elements and performance criteria in this unit.

There must be evidence that the individual has identified safe work practices on at least one occasion, including:

  • identifying hazards and controlling associated risks
  • following safe work procedures when carrying out work tasks.

Knowledge Evidence

An individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge required to perform the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit. This includes knowledge of:

  • applicable Commonwealth, state or territory work health and safety legislation, regulations, standards, codes of practice and industry standards/guidance notes relevant to own work, role and responsibilities
  • basic principles of risk management and assessment relating to work role
  • common known workplace hazards
  • potential consequences of failing to follow safe work practices
  • common workplace safety signs and their meanings
  • general workplace emergency response and evacuation procedures
  • work activities that require licences, tickets or certificates of competency
  • workplace procedures for raising work health and safety issues
  • workplace procedures for reporting work health and safety hazards, accidents, incidents, emergencies, injuries, near misses and dangerous occurrences
  • workplace procedures for responding to hazards, incidents and injuries
  • own rights and responsibilities to comply with safe working practices, relating to identification of hazards, preventing bullying or harassment, use of amenities, smoking, use of drugs and alcohol and housekeeping
  • role of work health and safety committees and representatives
  • types of common personal protective equipment and fire safety equipment
  • types of work health and safety information and documentation.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment of the skills in this unit of competency must take place under the following conditions:

  • physical conditions:
  • a workplace or an environment that accurately represents workplace conditions
  • resources, equipment and materials:
  • personal protective equipment (PPE) and clothing
  • specifications:
  • workplace health and safety policies and procedures
  • workplace health and safety legislation, regulations and codes of practice
  • relationships:
  • supervisor or senior personnel.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=78b15323-cd38-483e-aad7-1159b570a5c4