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Maintain health, safety and welfare system in construction contracting operations management

Reference
K/505/8204
Level
Level 6
Credit Value
10
Guided Learning Hours
40
 
Aim
The aim of this unit is to illustrate the skills, knowledge and understanding required to confirm competence in Maintain health,
safety and welfare system in construction contracting operations management within the relevant sector of industry.


Learning Outcomes Assessment Criteria
The Learner Will The Learner Can
1 Be able to maintain health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • 1.1 - Promote a culture of health, safety and welfare in the workplace and identify and recommend opportunities for improvements
  • 1.2 - Ensure that induction has taken place and check the competence of people in the workplace
  • 1.3 - Implement systems which meet organisational and statutory requirements for identifying and reducing hazards and reporting accidents and emergencies and preventing recurrences
  • 1.4 - Check health, safety and welfare systems regularly, in accordance with organisational and statutory requirements, and identify and record any special workplace conditions and situations which do not comply and take appropriate action
  • 1.5 - Make recommendations for improving the work environment clearly and promptly to people
2 Understand how to maintain health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • 2.1 - Propose how to promote a culture of health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • 2.2 - Describe what to identify as opportunities for improvements
  • 2.3 - Propose how to recommend opportunities for improving the health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • 2.4 - Explain how to implement systems which meet organisational and statutory requirements for identifying and reducing hazards and reporting accidents and emergencies and preventing recurrences
  • 2.5 - Explain how to check health, safety and welfare systems regularly, in accordance with organisational and statutory requirements
  • 2.6 - Describe what to identify as special workplace conditions and situations which do not comply
  • 2.7 - Explain how to record any special workplace conditions and situations which do not comply
  • 2.8 - Explain how to take appropriate action where special workplace conditions and situations do not comply
  • 2.9 - Propose how to make recommendations for improving the work environment clearly and promptly to people
3 Be able to identify hazards and assess risks in the workplace
  • 3.1 - Identify the hazards in the workplace arising from construction work products, processes and equipment
  • 3.2 - Obtain and review information on any factors relating to the hazards
  • 3.3 - Identify the significance of the hazards
  • 3.4 - Assess the significant risks
  • 3.5 - Apply the principles of prevention and protection
  • 3.6 - Identify the residual risks
  • 3.7 - Check that resulting information on significant residual risks is provided to the appropriate people
4 Understand how to identify hazards and assess risks in the workplace
  • 4.1 - Describe what to identify as the hazards in the workplace arising from construction work products, processes and equipment
  • 4.2 - Explain how to obtain accurate information on any factors relating to the hazards
  • 4.3 - Examine how to review accurate information on any factors relating to the hazards
  • 4.4 - Describe what to identify as the significance of the hazards
  • 4.5 - Examine how to assess the significant risks
  • 4.6 - Explain how to apply the principles of prevention and protection
  • 4.7 - Describe what to identify as the residual risks
  • 4.8 - Explain how to check that information on significant residual risks is provided to the appropriate people
5 Be able to identify and implement methods and procedures to reduce risk
  • 5.1 - Identify the requirements of the appropriate health and safety plan in the workplace
  • 5.2 - Identify the resources and activities that are necessary to implement the risk reduction methods
  • 5.3 - Implement and maintain risk reduction methods and procedures
  • 5.4 - Utilise opportunities to promote the implementation of the risk reduction methods and procedures
  • 5.5 - Record the risk reduction methods and procedures in the appropriate information systems
6 Understand how to identify and implement methods and procedures to reduce risk
  • 6.1 - Describe how to identify the requirements of the appropriate health and safety plan in the workplace
  • 6.2 - Describe what to identify as the resources and activities that are necessary to implement the risk reduction methods
  • 6.3 - Explain how to implement and maintain risk reduction methods and procedures
  • 6.4 - Explain how to utilise opportunities to promote the implementation of the risk reduction methods and procedures
  • 6.5 - Explain how to record the risk reduction methods and procedures in the appropriate information systems
Assessment guidance and/or requirements
This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built Environment.
Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated Assessment Strategy.