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Unit of competency details

FWPCOR2210 - Follow workplace health and safety policies and procedures in forest and wood products operations (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to FWPCOR2205 - Follow WHS policies and proceduresUpdated unit title. Minor editorial changes to Performance Criteria and Knowledge Evidence. New Performance Criteria for alignment with Knowledge Evidence. New description provided for Foundation Skills. Redrafted Assessment Conditions 27/Jan/2022

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 28/Jan/2022


Qualifications that include this unit

CodeSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnUsage RecommendationRelease
FWP20122 - Certificate II in Forest OperationsCertificate II in Forest OperationsCurrent
FWP30121 - Certificate III in Forest OperationsCertificate III in Forest OperationsSuperseded1-2 
FWP31220 - Certificate III in Timber Systems DesignCertificate III in Timber Systems DesignCurrent
FWP40121 - Certificate IV in Forest OperationsCertificate IV in Forest OperationsCurrent1-2 
FWP20121 - Certificate II in Forest OperationsCertificate II in Forest OperationsSuperseded
FWP20322 - Certificate II in Timber and Wood Products OperationsCertificate II in Timber and Wood Products OperationsCurrent
FWP30920 - Certificate III in Timber Frame or Truss ManufactureCertificate III in Timber Frame or Truss ManufactureCurrent2-3 
FWP30122 - Certificate III in Forest OperationsCertificate III in Forest OperationsCurrent
FWP40420 - Certificate IV in Timber Systems DesignCertificate IV in Timber Systems DesignCurrent
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Skill sets that include this unit

CodeSort Table listing Skill sets that include this unit by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Skill sets that include this unit by the Title columnUsage RecommendationRelease
FWPSS00061 - Skidder Operator Skill SetSkidder Operator Skill SetCurrent
FWPSS00060 - Single Grip Harvester Operator Skill SetSingle Grip Harvester Operator Skill SetCurrent
FWPSS00059 - Loader Operator Skill SetLoader Operator Skill SetCurrent
FWPSS00066 - Excavator Operator Skill SetExcavator Operator Skill SetCurrent
FWPSS00065 - Silviculture Worker Skill SetSilviculture Worker Skill SetCurrent1-2 
FWPSS00067 - Skid Steer Loader Operator (Forestry) Skill SetSkid Steer Loader Operator (Forestry) Skill SetCurrent
FWPSS00050 - Plantation Forest Operator Skill SetPlantation Forest Operator Skill SetCurrent
FWPSS00056 - Crawler Tractor Operator Skill SetCrawler Tractor Operator Skill SetCurrent
FWPSS00064 - Plantation Establishment Worker Skill SetPlantation Establishment Worker Skill SetCurrent
FWPSS00062 - Excavator with Log Grapple Operator Skill SetExcavator with Log Grapple Operator Skill SetCurrent
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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  28/Jan/2022 
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Unit of competency

Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 1

This version released with Forest and Wood Products Training Package Version 7.0

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to follow established workplace health and safety policies and procedures when performing work in a forestry or wood products work environment.

The unit applies to individuals working in a broad range of roles and operations in the forest and wood products industry and are required to follow workplace health and safety policies and procedures.

All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, according to state/territory health and safety regulations, legislation, standards and industry codes of practice 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

Core (COR)

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. Follow safe work practices

1.1 Identify workplace health and safety policies and procedures

1.2 Operate and safely use tools, equipment and machinery appropriate to work task according to workplace and manufacturer safety and operational instructions

1.3 Select, use and store personal protective equipment and clothing appropriate to work task

1.4 Identify and follow safety signs and symbols used in forest or wood products operations

1.5 Apply safe manual handling techniques

1.6 Apply fatigue management techniques

2. Identify hazards

2.1 Identify existing and potential hazards in the work area and report to appropriate personnel

2.2 Identify risks associated with identified hazards in the work area and report to appropriate personnel

2.3 Follow workplace procedures and work instructions for controlling hazards

2.4 Make suggestions to improve documented workplace health and safety policies and procedures when they differ from actual onsite safe work practices

2.5 Complete routine hazard, accident or incident reports according to workplace procedures

3. Follow emergency procedures

3.1 Notify appropriate personnel in the event of an emergency

3.2 Follow workplace procedures for dealing with accidents and emergencies

3.3 Participate in emergency and evacuation drills according to workplace 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

  • Read safety signs and symbols
  • Read workplace policies and procedures

Writing

  • Complete a routine hazard report using familiar language

Oral communication

  • Notify and report hazards to appropriate personnel

Numeracy

  • Make routine estimations of quantity, time, distance and weight

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

FWPCOR2210 Follow workplace health and safety policies and procedures in forest and wood products operations

FWPCOR2205 Follow WHS policies and procedures

Updated unit title

Minor editorial changes to Performance Criteria and Knowledge Evidence

New Performance Criteria for alignment with Knowledge Evidence

New description provided for Foundation Skills

Redrafted Assessment Conditions

Equivalent

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=0d96fe23-5747-4c01-9d6f-3509ff8d3d47

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 1

This version released with Forest and Wood Products Training Package Version 7.0

Performance Evidence

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

There must be evidence that, for one work period/shift, the individual has complied with workplace health and safety requirements while performing personal work tasks related to a forest or wood products operation, including:

  • identified and reported to supervisor health and safety hazards and associated risks that may be present in personal work setting
  • selected and implemented appropriate risk controls
  • used equipment and tools appropriate to the work activity to complete assigned tasks according to workplace procedures
  • used and maintained personal protective equipment (PPE) and clothing to ensure personal safety
  • followed safety signs and symbols
  • completed one routine hazard, accident or incident report.

There must also be evidence that the individual has participated in at least one emergency and evacuation drill.

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:

  • workplace standards, codes of practice, policies and procedures for workplace health and safety, as they apply to forest or wood products operations and the job role
  • hazards and hazard identification, including associated risks and controls
  • functional, operational and maintenance aspects of tools and equipment used in the individual's job role in the forest and wood products industry
  • workplace procedures regarding use of PPE and clothing for own work activities
  • fatigue management
  • manual handling techniques
  • procedures for recording and reporting workplace information.

Assessment Conditions

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

  • physical conditions:
  • skills must be demonstrated in a forest or wood products work environment or an environment that accurately represents workplace conditions
  • resources, equipment and materials:
  • PPE relevant to work task
  • specifications:
  • workplace health and safety policies and procedures relevant to the work activity
  • manufacturer instructions for the safe use of equipment.

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=0d96fe23-5747-4c01-9d6f-3509ff8d3d47