LADE200 – Workplace Safety

Module code
Module title
Workplace Safety
The aim of this module is to develop student’s ability to apply safe work practices in the work place.
  • SX1702
NZQA Level
Level 2
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Teaching and Learning Strategy
As per Ako: Teaching and Learning Directions – Project-based learning; Flipped Classroom; Blended Learning; Work-integrated Learning; Inclusive Practices
Learning Outcomes
1. Identify the principles of workplace safety in a given workplace.
2. Demonstrate safe work practices in a specific workplace.
? Safe work practices, organizational requirements; Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Signage, safety guarding, work permits.
? Work place hazard identification system; hazard registers, hazard reports, inspections, area analysis, task analysis, process analysis
? Clear and effective communication in good workplace health and safety practice
? Organisation required communication methods; radio, electronic, signage, oral, written, sirens, signals.
? Routine work activities in accordance with organizational requirements; correct use of PPE, safety rules, workplace hazards and controls, use of ergonomic practice, incident reporting, compliance with signage and entry requirements.
? Communication methods.
? Workplace hazard identification methods.
? Unsafe work practice and corrective actions.
? Documentation relating to safe work practices.
Assessment Criteria
Assessment in this module is mixed mode. Students must gain a minimum mark of 50% in the achievement-based assessments and meet all the requirements of the competency-based assessments including carrying out all tasks in a safe manner and to industry standard to be eligible for a final grade for this module. The final grade will be based on the marks from the achievement-based assessment tasks. Where there are only competency components either pass or fail will be awarded.
Learning and Teaching Resource
? Tutorial notes, exercises and readings, flexible, blended learning focus on content and material as projects for project based learning.
? Interactive Moodle platform