First Line Management/Health & safety plan
People responsible for developing health and safety plans in a workplace able to: identify responsibilities for the workplace arising out of health and safety legislation; develop a health and safety plan for a specified workplace; report accidents and occurrences of serious harm in a specified workplace; and prepare to manage emergencies in a specified workplace.
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Learning support and accreditation[edit | edit source]
The following formal learning institutions offer learning support for this unit, and may offer assessment and certification.
- Otago Polytechic, New Zealand offers assessment of prior learning, as well as face to face and online learning support for study of the (New Zealand) National Certificate in First Line Management.
Content[edit | edit source]
Read through, contribute to, and comment on the following information relating to health and safety plans. Be sure to do 1 of the listed projects in section 3.
Identify health and safety responsibilities.[edit | edit source]
Identify responsibilities for the workplace arising out of health and safety legislation.
Clauses that address health and safety issues in employment are identified in current legislation.
Employee's responsibilities in respect of the employer are outlined with reference to legislative requirements.
Employer's responsibilities in respect of the employee are outlined with reference to legislative requirements.
Policing of the Health and Safety in Employment Act is explained in terms of who is responsible and what are their roles and responsibilities.
Actions required to be taken by employer and employee when a notice is issued by an inspector are identified.
Develop a health and safety plan[edit | edit source]
Develop a health and safety plan for a specified workplace.
Health and safety responsibilities are cited for a specific workplace, with reference to legislative requirements.
Health and safety plan developed for the specific workplace meets the legislative requirements.
Report accidents and occurrences[edit | edit source]
Report accidents and occurrences of serious harm in a specified workplace.
one accident and one occurrence of serious harm.
Accident register is completed for an accident in the workplace.
Accident register is completed for an occurrence of serious harm in the workplace.
Prepare to manage emergencies[edit | edit source]
Prepare to manage emergencies in a specified workplace.
Possible emergencies are identified within a specified workplace.
two specific emergency situations, which may include but are not limited to - injury, fire, earthquake.
Emergency procedures are described that deal with the specific situations and meet legislative requirements.
A specified workplace emergency is analysed and recommendations are made which minimise the likely effects of and/or the likely recurrence of the emergency situation.