S Tuxford Designs

Graphic Design Ninja

Observation Checklist

For your benefit I have included the observation checklist, so that you are aware of what needs to be seen by your trainer.

 

Required skills

Did the student demonstrate communication and teamwork skills sufficient to:

  • clarify OHS legislative requirements
  • discuss OHS issues and information
  • enable clear and direct communication, using questioning to identify and confirm requirements, share information, listen and understand
  • relay information to others
  • report hazards and risks
  • use and interpret non-verbal communication, such as hand signals
  • use language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences
  • contribute effectively to formal and informal OHS meetings
  • complete workplace documentation related to OHS procedures
  • read and interpret material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • follow verbal and written instructions
  • work collaboratively with others to keep the workplace safe and free of hazards

Did the student demonstrate sufficient comprehension skills to:

  • explain the basic OHS legislative requirements applicable to own work
  • explain the meaning of safety signs and symbols
  • identify common hazards in specified area of work
  • discuss the basic principles of risk management

Did the student demonstrate initiative and enterprise skills sufficient to:

  • respond appropriately to an emergency
  • use basic firefighting equipment
  • dispose of waste material in a responsible manner

Did the student demonstrate:

  • planning and organisational skills in the context of completing work tasks in a logical order and ensuring that PPE is used appropriately
  • learning skills in the context of maintaining currency of own knowledge of OHS policies and procedures
  • technical skills sufficient to access the internet to source information on OHS

Required knowledge

Did the student demonstrate sufficient knowledge of:

  • applicable federal, state or territory OHS legislation, regulations, standards, codes of practice and industry standards/guidance notes relevant to own work, role and responsibilities
  • basic principles of risk management
  • role of state or territory workplace safety authorities

Did the student demonstrate sufficient knowledge of sources of information on OHS issues for the specified area of work, including:

  • enterprise procedures manuals
  • MSDS
  • unions and employer associations
  • Australian Safety and Compensation Council
  • state or territory workplace safety authorities

Did the student demonstrate sufficient knowledge of enterprise OHS policies and procedures and implications of breaching them, relating to:

  • emergency response and evacuation
  • first aid
  • incident reporting
  • responding to accidents
  • OHS hierarchy of controls
  • role of OHS committees and representatives
  • duty of care
  • workplace fire hazard minimisation
  • PPE
  • types of OHS information and documentation
  • general workers’ compensation and injury management requirements

Did the student demonstrate sufficient knowledge of OHS responsibilities and rights of duty holders, including:

  • designers
  • employers
  • inspectors
  • manufacturers
  • persons in control of work/projects
  • self-employed persons
  • supervisors
  • suppliers
  • workers

Did the student demonstrate sufficient knowledge of own responsibilities to comply with safe work practices relating to:

  • housekeeping
  • identifying hazards
  • preventing bullying or harassment
  • smoking
  • using amenities
  • using drugs and alcohol
  • using basic firefighting equipment
  • basic first aid procedures
  • industry terminology
  • circumstances where a licence, ticket or certificate of competency is required
  • common safety signage and symbols
  • common hazards and major causes of workplace accidents in the specified area of work

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