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Unit of competency details

FBPWHS2002 - Identify and control risks in own work (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to FDFWIN2002A - Identify and control risks in own workUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages Minor changes to Performance Criteria for clarity Unit code updated to reflect sector content 17/Dec/2018

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 18/Dec/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  18/Dec/2018 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version released with FBP Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Training Package Version 2.0.

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to identify hazards and assess risks in own work activity and work area, and implement procedures to control risks.

It applies to individuals working in production environments. Individuals work under general supervision but are responsible for recognising and controlling operational risks related to environmental, equipment, product, safety or economic factors.

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 occupational 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. Access information sources

1.1 Access hazard identification and risk assessment information in the workplace

1.2 Identify sources of external information and key support personnel

2. Identify hazards and risks in workplace

2.1 Identify workplace hazards and their potential or actual consequences

2.2 Determine conditions and contributing factors for risk realisation

2.3 Identify impact of own work on risk realisation

3. Assess risks

3.1 Use risk assessment tools to assess risks systematically

3.2 Collect sufficient evidence of the type and level of risk posed by identified hazards

3.3 Determine likelihood of risk realisation and potential consequences

4. Identify and implement controls

4.1 Identify workplace practices and procedures for controlling risks

4.2 Apply hierarchy of controls to minimise risk

4.3 Recognise emergency procedures for the workplace

4.4 Determine and implement practices for monitoring risk in own work

5. Maintain work processes

5.1 Document risk assessment outcome and actions to eliminate or control risks

5.2 Maintain documentation according to workplace procedures

5.3 Maintain communication with work colleagues to minimise risk

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 

Oral Communication

  • Identify and respond effectively to information associated with health and safety in the workplace using appropriate language
  • Seek clarification and assistance where required

Navigate the world of work

  • Recognise organisational expectations and follow explicit protocols and procedures for controlling risk

Get the work done

  • Follow clearly defined instructions and sequencing, monitor own progress for health and safety in the workplace
  • Respond to predictable routine health and safety problems and implement standard or logical solutions

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

FBPWHS2002 Identify and control risks in own work

FDFWIN2002A Identify and control risks in own work

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Minor changes to Performance Criteria for clarity

Unit code updated to reflect sector content

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guides are found in VETNet: - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=78b15323-cd38-483e-aad7-1159b570a5c4

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version released with FBP Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Training Package Version 2.0.

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 and controlled risks on at least two occasions, including:

  • implementing workplace procedures associated with hazard identification and risk control
  • identifying workplace hazards and associated risks
  • assessing risks
  • taking action to minimise risks
  • documenting outcomes of risk assessments.

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:

  • steps in managing health and safety risks in the workplace
  • hazard identification methods
  • procedures for risk assessment
  • ways of controlling hazards and risks, including hierarchy of control
  • types of hazards relevant to work role, including:
  • physical environment
  • equipment or machinery
  • materials or substances
  • how work tasks are designed or performed
  • basic health and safety legislative and workplace requirements for identifying hazards, assessing risk and applying controls:
  • when, where and how hazards must be identified
  • when, where and how risk assessments must be conducted
  • risk assessment mechanisms commonly used
  • record keeping requirements.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment of skills must take place under the following conditions:

  • physical conditions:
  • skills must be demonstrated in a workplace setting or an environment that accurately represents a real workplace
  • resources, equipment and materials:
  • production facilities
  • tools for conducting risk assessments, recording and reporting outcomes
  • specifications:
  • current health and safety legislation and codes of practice relevant to identifying hazards and controlling risks in the workplace
  • workplace documentation relevant to identifying hazards and controlling risks in the workplace.

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

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guides are found in VETNet: - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=78b15323-cd38-483e-aad7-1159b570a5c4