HORT101 – Workplace Health and Safety

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Module code
HORT101
Module title
Workplace Health and Safety
Prescription
The aim of this module is to develop students ability to provide basic life support.
Programmes
  • SX1702
NZQA Level
Level 1
NZQA Credits
3
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
20
Self directed hours
10
Total learning hours
30
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Identify and describe legislative rights and responsibilities for workplace health and safety
Describe the systems approach to workplace health and safety
Explain how risks and hazards are defined in the HSWA
Content
- Responsibilities Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking, PCBUs; taking all practicable steps to ensure safety of workers, providing personal protective clothing and equipment, managing risks, providing supervision and training
- Responsibilities of workers; protecting health and safety of self and others, using protective clothing and equipment, the right to refuse unsafe work, to be adequately supervised and/or trained
- Principle systems; emergency procedures, training, worker participation and engagement, risk identification, hazard reporting, risk management
- Hierarchy of controls; elimination, minimisation
- Defining risks and hazards
Assessment Criteria
Assessment in this module is competency-based. In order to pass this module, students must attempt and meet all the requirements of the competency-based assessments including carrying out all tasks in a safe manner and to industry standard.
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Theoretical face-to-face and online sessions including tutorials, workshops, group activities, discussion, workbooks, independent learning, and assignments.