Student Assessment Booklet

Student Assessment Booklet

Unit Code and name BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
Method of Assessment
  • Written questions
  • Case Scenario
  • Observation of skills
  • Project
Student name Narasimha reddy marakala
Assessor name
Date 27-06-2022 Location Geelong
Student Declaration
  • This assessment is my original work and no part of it has been copied from any other source except where due acknowledgement is made.
  • No part of this assessment has been written for me by any other person except where such collaboration has been authorised by the trainer concerned.
  • I have not allowed this work to be copied by another person.
  • I give permission for this work to be reproduced, communicated, compared and archived for the purpose of detecting plagiarism.
  • I give permission for a copy of my marked work to be retained by the college for review and comparison, including review by external auditors.
Grading Written questions ? Satisfactory ? Not -Satisfactory
Task 1 Case Scenario ? Satisfactory ? Not -Satisfactory
Task 2 Project ? Satisfactory ? Not -Satisfactory
Task 3 Observation ? Satisfactory ? Not -Satisfactory
? Competent ? Not Yet Competent
Assessor declaration I declare that I have conducted a fair, valid, reliable and flexible assessment with this student, and I have provided appropriate feedback Signature:
Date: 29/06/2022
Student Declaration: I declare that I have been assessed in this unit, and I have been advised of my result. I also am aware of my appeal rights. Signature: MNRREDDY
Date: 27-06-2022
Reasonable Adjustment
Student Feedback Written Questions: Well-done, you have answered all the questions correctly.
Task 1: Good review WHS and Manual handling policy and procedure.
John’s Emergency: Great procedures/steps, documentation and recommendation process for the incident
Matt the apprentice: Well-done. You have answered all the questions correctly.
Task 2: Please develop and submit Risk Management Policy.
Task 3: Induction Policy, Induction Session Plan and Feedback form attached in resubmission.
Assessment Information
Purpose of the assessment At the end of this unit you will gain the knowledge and skills to:

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  • To be able to manage of safety of self and others in the workplace.
Assessment location and time constraints if any
  • The assessments are divided in 4 sections
  • The written assessments
  • Case scenario
  • project
  • Observation of skills

The assessments are an open book and summative assessment and can be completed either in the classroom or during self-paced learning hours. Your assessor will provide you with information such as submission dates.

Trainer support None required for written assessment, but you can always approach the trainer/assessor if you have any concerns.
Resources
  • Computer/laptop
  • Internet connection
  • MS office
  • IBSA student workbook
  • Risk management template
  • Trucks N Cars policy and procedure ( use the trucks n cars policy and procedure and adapt it for other tasks such as the stationery shop
Achieving competency In order to be assessed as Competent (C) in this unit, you need to provide evidence, which demonstrates that you can perform the required competencies at the required standard. Competency depends on consistently demonstrating skills, attitude and knowledge that enables you to complete tasks confidently, in a variety of situations.
To be marked ‘Competent you would need to

  • Answer all questions correctly in this booklet.
  • Achieve ‘Satisfactory’ result in the observation.
  • Achieve ‘Satisfactory’ result in the case study
Grading for assessments All assessment tasks must be completed satisfactorily before a competent result is issued for this unit of competency.
Individual assessment task results will be marked as
S: Satisfactory NS: Not Satisfactory
On the successful completion of all knowledge and skill assessment tasks, a final result will be marked as
C: Competent NYC: Not Yet Competent
Reasonable adjustment Reasonable adjustment is the process of adjusting or changing the assessment process to meet the needs and characteristics of the candidates being assessed and any equity requirements to enable participation on the same basis as other staff and students. The determination of ‘reasonableness’ requires judgment that must take into account the impact on the organisation and the need to maintain the integrity of the unit of competency.
Reasonable adjustment that could be provided are:

  • Extended time for the test
  • Oral questioning
  • a different time,
  • a quiet separate room
Re- submission/ re-sit
  • If you have got a question wrong, your assessor may go through the assessment with you and provide feedback. You might be asked a different question to assess your knowledge level.
  • If you are still unable to answer the question correctly your trainer will organise a re-sit.
  • For a written assessment re-sit, you will be provided with at least a couple of weeks to prepare for the assessment.
  • If you still do not gain a ‘Satisfactory’ result in the theory component at the end of re-sit you will marked as Not Yet Competent in the unit.
  • If you are not ‘Satisfactorily’ assessed in any of the tasks, your trainer/assessor will provide you feedback and provide you the opportunity to re-sit the assessment.
  • If you still do not gain a ‘Satisfactory’ result in the theory component at the end of re-sit you will marked as Not Yet Competent in the unit.
Written Assessment and Case study
  • Your trainer/assessor will provide you with the assessments at the end of your theory session of the unit.
  • It is an open book assessment and you may complete the assessment when the trainer/assessor is observing the other groups in the workshop or during your self paced learning hours.
  • There is an expectation at a Diploma level qualification that a student will be able to anaylse an assessment activity and apply reflective and critical thinking, as well as undertake research to respond to the answer or project. This does not mean that they should not be provided any support. Student may want to seek clarification and guidance to complete the assessment. This must be provided to them keeping the integrity of assessment and requirement of unit of competency in mind.
  • The response to the written answers generally should not be less than 50 words. However, some of the questions have a direct response and may be less than 50 words. For e.g. what are assets? Most of the answers expects the students to provide a detailed response to the question.
  • All assessments must be neatly typed and submitted. No hand written assessments should be accepted.
  • The assessments need to be submitted to your trainer/assessor by the end date of the unit.
  • Plagiarism and cheating is considered as student misbehavior, if you are caught cheating your assessor will take your assessment away immediately and inform Course Coordinator. Further actions will be taken based on the student code of conduct policy of the organization.
  • Sign and date the last section of the written assessment and the project once you have completed it.
Observation task
  • Your assessor will provide you with the assessment dates at the beginning of the unit.
  • Provide instruction to you on how you will be observed and the requirement of each task.
  • Go through the observation checklist before commencing the assessment
Additional instructions
  • Sign your Individual learning plan/ Training plan
  • Sign and date the 1st page of this document to provide evidence towards authenticity and currency.
  • You may appeal the assessment decision on any of the following grounds
  • The unit outline was not explicit and did not detail how many tasks are required to be undertaken, how students will be assessed, or when the assessment will be.
  • The assessor did not fairly and appropriately apply assessment criteria as specified in the unit outline
  • The assessor did not conduct the assessment as described in the outline
  • At the end of this unit please take the time out to fill out the learner feedback form at the end of this booklet. Your feedback is important to us and helps us improve our training.

Assessment Appeals process can be found in your student handbook. Please discuss with your assessor and or the Course Coordinator

Written Questions

Q. No Complete all questions below. You are required to answer all questions correctly. If incorrect answers are provided, your assessor will identify if there are gaps in your knowledge and understanding and will work with you to make arrangements for reassessment.
1 Explain the following :
Risk Assessment Risk assessment is always the process that is involved in the identity of various hazards and give an analysis on the potential threats that can be caused by this hazards.
Hazard Identification process Hazard identification process normally involves the following:

  1. Identification of potential and existing hazards in workplaces
  2. Doing an assessment of the identified risks
  3. Putting up control strategies and implementing them
  4. Having a review of the hazards
Hierarchy of risk control This is normally a system that is applied by various organizations to be able to reduce or rather eliminate their exposure to such hazards.
The hierarchy normally entail:

  1. Elimination
  2. Substitution
  3. Engineering controls
  4. Administrative controls
  5. Personal protective equipment(PPE)
Duty holder A duty holder is normally an individual who is tasked with responsibility of being in charge of an organization.
The duty holder has always been assigned various responsibilities that he/she must ensure is done for the safety of the organization.
The responsibilities include:

  1. Identification and doing proper assessment on the sources of some risks
  2. Drafting of a written scheme that gives ways in which the identified risks can be prevented or controlled.
  3. Be able to monitor, manage and even do the implementation of various precaution measures that will help in risk control
  4. Keeping records of the precautions
Code of Practice These are sets of written rules that governs how people with different professions should behave.
2 Access the current WHS Act 2011 and describe the obligations of each of the parties below

  • Employees

The workers are always responsible for their own safety at work through doing the following:

  1. Be able to reasonably take care of their own safety and healthcare at work
  2. Be able to abide by the instructions given by the supervisors
  3. Avail themselves for any planned training by the management
  4. Give immediate report on any incidents that touch on safety in the organization
  • Supervisors
  1. They ensure that workers are organised for regular workshops on safety matters
  2. Ensure that any arisen emergency is responded to swiftly
  3. Ensure that in case of any incident touching a worker necessary support is offered
  4. Oversees the identification and assessment of potential risks and hazards
  • Managers/business owners
  1. They should ensure that there is a timely update done to them on potential hazards and risks and make timely action against such.
  2. Ensure hiring of well trained workers who are well exposed to health matters
  3. Put up appropriate governance structure to enable proper working of the health act
3 What workplace information systems are employed in workplaces to help control and manage work risks and hazards? Identify at least five.
The five ways in which this can be done include

  1. Collection of available information on the workplace hazard
  2. Doing an inspection of the workplace to identify safety hazards.
  3. Looking into health related hazards
  4. Doing incident investigations
  5. Identification of hazards related to emergency situations
4 Aside from the WHS Act, identify at least three other acts, standards or codes of practice that guide your actions in relation to workplace safety.
Other codes of practice that guide actions at work place include:

  1. Occupational Health and Safety (OHS)
  2. Employment Labour Law
  3. International Labour Law
5 As an employer, you have a legal responsibility called a “duty of care”. Explain.
Duty of care normally are the responsibilities that are bestowed upon an individual that guides them on the manner in which they should carry out some of their activities. Duty of care is always both ethical and legal thus they are required to be wise decision makers.
6 Write down the WHS Acts for the relevant states:
Victoria:
The main WHS act in Victoria is the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004
Western Australia:
In western Australia the Work Health and Safety Act 2020 is applicable
7 Why is it important to maintain proper records of any incident or accident that has occurred in the workplace?
Record keeping is normally very crucial in any workplace as it will be beneficial to both the management and the affected person.
It enables the management to be able to receive the correct information on the happenings thus taking appropriate action
The affected person is able to follow up on any support needed after the occurrence of an accident
Overall student performance
Attempt 1 Satisfactory ¨ Not Satisfactory ¨
Attempt 2 Satisfactory ¨ Not Satisfactory ¨
Student feedback
Well-done, you have answered all the questions correctly.
Student signature: MNRREDDY Date 27-06-2022
Trainer signature Date 29-06-2022

Task 1: Case scenario
You are currently working as a Manager at ‘The Stationery Shop’. Using the WHS policy and procedures of the organisation you need to do the following.

  1. For this task you need to review WHS and Manual handling policy and procedure of ‘The Stationery Shop’
  1. Go through all the safety policies of ‘The Stationery Shop’ ensure it meets the current WHS legislation and requirements, make any changes to it as applicable.

When at work, the workers are adviced to maintain safety operation through ensuring:

  1. Working while sober not being under influence of drugs or alcohol
  2. One should walk but not run.
  3. Avoid stress that divides one attention
  4. Being keen on the machinery movements to avoid any accident
  1. List the positions responsible for the policy and procedure at ‘The Stationery Shop’

The positions responsible are:

  1. The director
  2. Manager
  3. Assistant manager
  1. Identify any additional staff you might need to ensure that your workplace is safe. Calculate the additional cost that the business might incur to meet its obligation with WHS.

A sanitation officer will be of great assistance to the workplace.
Previous company’s expenditure = $100000 used to pay 30 employees with the lowest earning one getting $2500. On addition to one officer whose salary is target at $6500 the company’s expenditure goes higher significantly with the $6500 increase.

  1. Ensure that the policy and procedure includes injury and accident reporting procedures.
  2. In the WHS policy injury and accident reporting are some of the key elements entailed within it. Proper injury and accident reporting at work place facilitates effective and urgent attendance into the matter thus faster resolution.
  3. Ensure that there is an incident/accident reporting register which enables the management to identify any pattern in the WHS issues. The register must also include the reason for a decision taken for an issue/risk/hazard/incident etc.
Personal information Description of injury Nature of incident Location of injury Incident reporting and treatment Action taken Decision taken for the incidenr Report of investigation

Resources required:

  • ETEA policy manual (adapt WHS for The stationery shop)
  • Internet access
  • Computer/laptop with MS office
Did the learner:
S/NS
Review the safety and manual handling policy and procedure and ensure it met the relevant legislation and code of practice S
List the staff responsible for safety in the workplace S
Identify if the business required additional staff to meet its obligations and calculate costs involved with it S
Ensure that organisation had incident and accident policy and procedure S
Rectify the incident accident register to meet the requirements S
Use:
Communication skills
Technology to complete and store the task
Problem-solving skills when reviewing the document
Analytical and problem solving skills to examine the policy and review it accordingly
S
Student overall performance
Attempt 1 Satisfactory ¨ Not Satisfactory ¨
Attempt 2 Satisfactory ¨ Not Satisfactory ¨
Student Feedback:
Good review WHS and Manual handling policy and procedure.
Attempt 1
Student signature: MNRREDDY Date 27-06-2022
Trainer signature Date
Attempt 2
Student signature: Date
Trainer signature Date 29-06-2022
  1. John’s emergency

John was under a car on a hoist removing the suspension. Someone walked into the workshop and John turned his head to see who it was. John sliced a 5 cm cut into the side of his head on a damaged piece of panelling in the wheel well. It hurt so much he pulled his head back and hit it on the other side of the wheel well. He dropped the wrench he was holding on his toes and the impact went straight through his sneakers and blackened two toes with a major bruise.

  1. What steps will you take in order to deal with this incident in your workshop?

After realising the incident, the things to do will be:
i. offering first aid
ii. Reporting the incident to the supervisor
iii. Documenting the incidence

  1. How will you document this incident?

After reaching the site of the occurrence, it is important to document the incident by:

  1. Taking the personal details of the injured person
  2. Accident details that is the date, time and location
  3. Take the level of injury sustained
  4. Cause of the accident
  5. Actions taken to regulate the injury
  1. As a manager who would you need to report this incident in your workplace?

The person whom the manager is directly answerable to is the owner of the company who he will have to report to with regards to the accident

  1. What recommendations would you make to the management to ensure that such incident does not incur again?

For such not to repeat the following steps need to be taken:

  1. Educating the employees on the need to have full concentration while on their duty
  2. Avail personal protective gears to all their employees while at work
Did the learner:
S/NS
Respond to all questions correctly S
Write down the steps to deal with the incident S
Document the incident S
Followed workplace procedures to inform the relevant personnel S
Recommend actions to the management to ensure incidents are not repeated S
Use skills such as :
Literacy skills and technology to document
Problem solve the issue at hand
Communicate the WHS issue at hand to the management
S
Student overall performance
Attempt 1 Satisfactory ¨ Not Satisfactory ¨
Attempt 2 Satisfactory ¨ Not Satisfactory ¨
Student Feedback:
Great procedures/steps, documentation and recommendation process for the incident.
Attempt 1
Student signature: MNRREDDY Date 27-06-2022
Trainer signature Date
Attempt 2
Student signature: Date
Trainer signature Date 29-06-2022

Matt the apprentice ( Case study)
Matt is a 17 year old who works as a first year apprentice at Trucks N Cars, he is very enthusiastic and a quick learner. Jim is his supervisor and is responsible to supervise Matt at all times. Jim and Matt have formed a good working relation and Matt looks up to Jim as a role model.
Matt has not been provided training on how to use an impact gun. Jim is currently working on a gear box of a truck. He wants the gear box out before lunch time so that he can finish the repairs of the truck by the end of the day, but has to finish off small repair job on another customer vehicle which is due at 1 pm today afternoon. You are on your daily rounds and overhear Jim requesting Matt to remove the gear box with an impact gun unsupervised. Matt who looks up to Jim felt honoured and agreed to do it without further questioning.
This is obviously an accident waiting to happen

  1. Write down any possible injuries that you can foresee?

In this case, Matt is prone to undergoing serious injuries that range from likelihood of electrocution and other injuries that can result from loose fasteners.

  1. List the hazards that are evident and what could be done to avoid the hazards.

The evident hazards in this include:

  1. Possibility of death due to electrocution
  2. Severe injury due to loose fastening
  3. Damage of the engine
  4. Damage of the impact gun
  1. How would you rate the hazards in terms of risk?

The hazards have a heavy impact on the entire company thus able to cause too much risk that may fail to be controlled.

  1. As a manager what is your duty of care in this situation?

On learning of the ignorant deed that is being done by the supervisor, a thorough warning is to be given for such not to have a repeat
Cautioning the learner on avoiding to use machineries that he is not well conversant with to avoid the risk of sustaining injuries.

  1. What will you do to ensure that similar issues do not happen again?

Giving out the company’s policy on how the various supervisors should work with the junior employees

Did the learner:
S/NS
Respond to all questions correctly S
Write down any possible injuries that they could foresee S
List evident hazards and how they could be avoided S
Rate the hazard in terms of risk S
Explain duty of care S
Ensure that the issues did not incur again S
Use skills:
Problem solving skills to deal with the situation at hand
Literacy skills to write down the task
Use of technology such as computer to complete the task
Communication skills to inform staff to ensure the issue does not incur again
S
Student overall performance
Attempt 1 Satisfactory ¨ Not Satisfactory ¨
Attempt 2 Satisfactory ¨ Not Satisfactory ¨
Student Feedback:
Well-done. You have answered all the questions correctly.
Attempt 1
Student signature: MNRREDDY Date 27-06-2022
Trainer signature Date
Attempt 2
Student signature: Date
Trainer signature Date 29-06-2022

Task 2: Project
You work as the Workshop Manager at Max Auto Dealership. Your department is responsible for service and repair of refrigerants. You need to develop Risk Management Policy for your department in relation to preventing refrigerant emission
The risk procedures must include:

  • Procedures for ongoing hazard identification, assessment and control of risks
  • Include hazard identification to ensure hazards are controlled
  • Selection and implementation of risk controls according to hierarchy of control and WHS legislation

Risk management procedure include

  1. Identification of the risk
  2. Assessment of the risk
  3. Treatment of the risk
  4. Report on the risk

Once you have completed the task you must provide the completed risk assessment policy and procedure to your assessor who will provide you advice, you will need to take the advice on board and make changes to your risk management procedures. On the last page you must write down the changes that you incorporated after the review and submit the Risk assessment policy and procedure to your assessor.

Did the learner:
S/NS
Develop a risk management plan and submit it NS
Risk procedures include:

  • Procedures for ongoing hazard identification, assessment and control of risks
  • Include hazard identification to ensure hazards are controlled
  • Selection and implementation of risk controls according to hierarchy of control and WHS legislation
NS
Take advice on the risk management policy, procedure and plan NS
Make changes based on the review NS
List the changes made to the document based on the review NS
Use analytical and problem solving skills to access information and data to identify hazard and to assess controls and risks NS
Use information technology such as computer to store the relevant documents NS
Student overall performance
Attempt 1 Satisfactory ¨ Not Satisfactory ¨
Attempt 2 Satisfactory ¨ Not Satisfactory ¨
Student Feedback:
Please develop and submit Risk Management Policy.
Attempt 1
Student signature: MNRREDDY Date 27-06-2022
Trainer signature Date
Attempt 2
Student signature: Date
Trainer signature Date 29-06-2022

Task 3 Safety Induction (Observation)
You have recently joined as a Manager at Bunnings you are responsible for the safety of others and self.
It is your responsibility to see that all your staff have been provided with safety induction before they commence work.
You have realised that your organisation does not have a safety induction policy or procedure.
For this task you need to develop an induction policy, procedure and an induction session of 30 minutes for your staff. You also need to develop a feedback form that you can distribute at the end of the session to evaluate your session and policy and procedure.

  • You must ensure that your induction session includes at least one safety operation procedure. (For e.g., access to high areas, forklift machines)
  • Your session must also cover the emergency evacuation procedures
  • The policy and procedure must include appropriate recordkeeping and meet the legislation requirements.
  • The feedback form must contain at least 10 questions, questions should include feedback on not only the session but on the policy and procedure

REFERENCE
Attached induction policy as Induction Process Policy Docx
Once you have completed this you need to get your policy procedure and the induction program reviewed by your assessor
Once this has been reviewed your assessor will provide you with a date for observation. You will be observed delivering a 30 minute session to your classmates using the induction session/material that you have developed. Distribute 5 feedback forms to your classmates,
Go through the feedback forms and make changes if applicable.

Did the learner:
S/NS
Develop a safety induction policy and procedure S
Develop a safety induction checklist S
Develop an induction session plan S
Include at least 1 SOP ( access to high areas, use of forklift) S
Include emergency evacuation procedure in the induction program S
Take advice from the assessor on the induction program S
Was able to communicate with the assessor when seeking advice to be able to promote safe work practices S
Review the induction program based on the advice S
Deliver the induction session according to the session plan S
Was able to communicate the WHS requirements for the workplace whilst delivering the session S
Take feedback at the end of session S
Incorporate changes to implement improvements ( if applicable) S
Use appropriate skills such as:

  • Technology skills to document and store
  • Communication skills to take advice from relevant personnel and give instructions to the staff
  • Literacy skills to write the policy, procedure and forms
  • Analytical skills to identify issues that might arise and take that into consideration when wording the policy
S
Student overall performance
Attempt 1 Satisfactory ¨ Not Satisfactory ¨
Attempt 2 Satisfactory ¨ Not Satisfactory ¨
Student Feedback:
Induction Policy, Induction Session Plan and Feedback form attached in resubmission.
Attempt 1
Student signature: MNRREDDY Date 27-06-2022
Trainer signature Date
Attempt 2
Student signature: Date
Trainer signature Date 29-06-2022

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