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Unit of competency details

MSMWHS200 - Work safely (Release 3)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes LMTGN2001B - Follow defined OHS policies and proceduresSupersedes LMTGN2001B – Follow defined OHS policies and procedures 14/Dec/2015
Supersedes and is equivalent to MSAPMOHS200A - Work safelySupersedes and is equivalent to MSAPMOHS200A Work safely 14/Dec/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
3 (this release) 24/Jun/2019
(View details for release 2) 05/Dec/2018
(View details for release 1) 15/Dec/2015


Training packages that include this unit

CodeSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
PMA - Chemical, Hydrocarbons and RefiningChemical, Hydrocarbons and Refining 2.0-2.1 
PMB - Plastics, Rubber and CablemakingPlastics, Rubber and Cablemaking 2.0 
MSM - Manufacturing Training PackageManufacturing Training Package 5.0-6.1 
MSF - Furnishing Training PackageFurnishing Training Package 5.0 
MSS - SustainabilitySustainability 3.0-4.1 
DEF - Defence Training PackageDefence Training Package 3.0-4.1 
MST - Textiles, Clothing and FootwearTextiles, Clothing and Footwear 2.0-4.2 

Qualifications that include this unit

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MSM31215 - Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle and Accessories RetailingCertificate III in Recreational Vehicle and Accessories Retailing1-4 
MSF31018 - Certificate III in Interior Decoration Retail ServicesCertificate III in Interior Decoration Retail Services1-2 
PMB30121 - Certificate III in Polymer ProcessingCertificate III in Polymer Processing
PMC20116 - Certificate II in Manufactured Mineral ProductsCertificate II in Manufactured Mineral Products
PMA30116 - Certificate III in Process Plant OperationsCertificate III in Process Plant Operations
MSF20313 - Certificate II in Furniture MakingCertificate II in Furniture Making3-6 
MST30316 - Certificate III in MillineryCertificate III in Millinery1-4 
MST50116 - Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and MerchandisingDiploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising1-2 
MSM30216 - Certificate III in Surface Preparation and Coating ApplicationCertificate III in Surface Preparation and Coating Application1-3 
MSF30418 - Certificate III in Glass and GlazingCertificate III in Glass and Glazing1-2 
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Skill sets that include this unit

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PMASS00025 - Offshore operator safety inductionOffshore operator safety induction
MSTSS00004 - Introduction to Laundry or Dry Cleaning Industry Skill SetIntroduction to Laundry or Dry Cleaning Industry Skill Set
PMASS00016 - Confined space work teamConfined space work team
MSMSS00005 - Operate a drain cleaning systemOperate a drain cleaning system1-2 
MSMSS00004 - Operate a high pressure water jetting systemOperate a high pressure water jetting system
MSTSS00007 - Sustainable Practices in Dry Cleaning Operations Skill SetSustainable Practices in Dry Cleaning Operations Skill Set
MSMSS00014 - Confined space work teamConfined space work team1-2 
PMASS00017 - Contractor inductionContractor induction
MSMSS00003 - Use high pressure water jetting equipmentUse high pressure water jetting equipment
PMASS00019 - Hot work observerHot work observer
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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 3. Equivalent. Mapping information updated.

Release 2. Equivalent. Minor edits for improved clarity. Range of conditions removed. Duplication between Performance Evidence and Performance Criteria removed. Assessment conditions updated.

Release 1. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSAPMOHS200A Work safely.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply workplace policies and procedures to maintain a safe work environment for self and others. This includes identifying work health and safety (WHS) hazards, assessing risk and following safety procedures in the workplace with minimal supervision.

This unit applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team or group and working in liaison with other shift team members and the control room operator, as appropriate.

No licensing or certification requirements exist at the time of publication. Relevant legislation, industry standards and codes of practice within Australia must also be applied.

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil

Unit Sector

Work health and safety

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. Identify hazards and assess risk

1.1 Identify hazards in the work area before and during work

1.2 Access and apply relevant safety data sheets (SDS)

1.3 Assess risks for the identified hazards

1.4 Identify controls for these hazards from procedures

1.5 Review effectiveness of controls within the scope of authority

1.6 Identify and report remaining risk

2. Follow procedures for risk control

2.1 Control risks when working under minimal supervision by following workplace procedures

2.2 Follow safety signs and other safety indicators and zones

2.3 Select, use and maintain relevant personal protective equipment (PPE)

2.4 Handle and store items and materials relevant to job safely

3. Follow emergency procedures

3.1 Recognise emergency situations

3.2 Take appropriate initial emergency action

3.3 Follow procedures for dealing with a range of site or plant emergencies

4. Participate in the enhancement of safety

4.1 Raise WHS issues with designated personnel in accordance with workplace procedures and relevant requirements of WHS legislation

4.2 Contribute to participative arrangements for WHS management in the workplace within organisation procedures and the scope of responsibilities and competencies

4.3 Provide input to minimise hazards in work area in line with organisation WHS procedures

4.4 Provide input to opportunities for development of work group's competencies in relation to WHS

4.5 Support the implementation of procedures to control risks using the hierarchy of control and in accordance with organisation procedures

4.6 Report to appropriate people in accordance with workplace procedures when non-routine hazards arise

5. Work in accordance with WHS policies and procedures

5.1 Follow workplace procedures to achieve a safe working environment in accordance with all relevant WHS legislation, including codes of practice relating to hazards within the workplace or industry

5.2 Identify the duties, rights and obligations of employees and employers under the relevant WHS legislation

5.3 Complete hazard, accident or incident reports as required by workplace procedures

5.4 Seek assistance with documentation and processes when needed

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance.

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

Unit Mapping Information

Release 2. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSAPMOHS200A Work safely

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=d1287d36-dff4-4e9f-ad2c-9d6270054027

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 3. Equivalent. Mapping information updated.

Release 2. Equivalent. Minor edits for improved clarity. Range of conditions removed. Duplication between Performance Evidence and Performance Criteria removed. Assessment conditions updated.

Release 1. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSAPMOHS200A Work safely.

Performance Evidence

There must be evidence the candidate has completed the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit, and:

  • identified hazards relevant to work area and followed procedures to:
  • assess risks associated with the hazards
  • identify and apply standard controls
  • check that controls are in place and operational.

Knowledge Evidence

There must be evidence the candidate has knowledge of:

  • organisational work health and safety (WHS) procedures, including procedures for reporting WHS problems and corrective actions
  • duties, rights and obligations of employees and employers under the relevant WHS legislation as they relate to the job role
  • hazards that may arise in the work environment, including:
  • their possible causes
  • potential consequences
  • appropriate risk controls
  • hierarchy of control
  • types and application of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • hazard and emergency signs, labels and alarms
  • appropriate responses to non-standard situations.

Assessment Conditions

Skills must have been demonstrated in the workplace or in a simulated environment that reflects workplace conditions and contingencies. The following conditions must be met for this unit:

  • use of suitable facilities, equipment and resources, including:
  • WHS procedures, incident reporting documentation and safety data sheets (SDS).
  • personal protective equipment (PPE)

Assessors must satisfy the NVR/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=d1287d36-dff4-4e9f-ad2c-9d6270054027