SAFE PRACTICES IN THE VET CLASSROOM

EDU4SPC

2017

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, teachers working within the VET and materials/technology curriculum are provided with appropriate skills to deal with a range of occupational health and safety issues in the VET classroom. Participants learn to identify hazards, assess health and safety risks and implement appropriate strategies and processes to deal with safety management in the classroom. Areas of study include accredited OH&S modules such as: Occupational Health and Safety Fundamentals, Hazardous Substances, Occupational Hygiene 1, Occupational Health and Safety Law, Workplace Health - Human Body, Resolution of Occupational Health and Safety Issues, Engineering Controls, Fire Safety, and Risk Management.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorMichael Brown

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This is a TAFE subject available only to students enrolled in the Grad Dip Technology Education

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsGetting started with workplace health and safety: introduction to workplace health and safety policiesPrescribedVictorian WorkCover Authority1997.
ReadingsGuide to the occupational health and safety act 1985, 7th Edition,PrescribedVictorian WorkCover Authority1997.
ReadingsSafetyMap - the factsPrescribedVictorian WorkCover Authority1997.
ReadingsIndustrial equipment requiring certificates of competency to use or operateRecommendedVictorian WorkCover Authority1997.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. TBE

Activities:
TBE

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2017, All Year, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Brown

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 43
Five 6.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
A minimum of nine 500-word assignments or competency tasks or equivalent.The competency tasks will be those as per the guidelines laid down by the Victorian Work Cover Authority (1997) Occupational Health and Safety Act 1985.100 01