Assessment Task 2 (5)




Assessment Task 2 (5)

Identify, analyse and monitor a hazard

Submission details

The assessment task is due on the date specified by your assessor. any variations to this arrangement must be approved in writing by your assessor.

Submit this document with any required evidence attached. See specifications below for details.

Performance objective

You must demonstrate skills for identifying, analysing and monitoring hazards in the workplace.

Assessment description

You are required to read through the workplace scenario that is listed in Appendix 1 and then undertake the necessary tasks as listed in the procedure.

As part of this assessment you will be required to identify the relevant workplace hazard and fill in an incident report form. After completing the form, you will need to analyse this particular hazard more thoroughly by examining previous incidents and by developing a chart which aggregates this data.

You will then need to run a safety action meeting (SAM), where you will be meeting with your work safety team to analyse recorded incidents, identify the major hazard to address and to discuss and demonstrate treatment of the hazard.

Finally, you will prepare and submit a report on WHS performance and the process you undertook to identify and treat the hazard.


  • Review the scenario provided in Appendix 1.
  • Complete an Incident Report for the hazard that is involved in the scenario (use the form in Appendix 2). You will need to create names and additional information as necessary to fill in the form.
  • Add Rose’s incident from the scenario to the data sheet and translate that data into a graph (see Appendix 3).
  • Conduct a safety inspection of your work area with regards to that hazard (see Appendix 4). Your assessor will simulate a workplace for you to inspect and assign you to a work safety team.
  • Organise and chair a safety action meeting (SAM) with your work safety team. Negotiate and schedule the meeting with your work safety team.
  • Before the meeting, work with your group to:
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    work with your group to:

  • consult on analysis of the hazard and possible treatment
  • consider the costs of control measures for the hazard.
  • During the meeting, use the hazard control hierarchy to recommend and/or demonstrate a practicable treatment. Ensure you take minutes using the SAM form (Appendix 5) to provide evidence of the meeting. Your assessor may choose to observe the meeting.
  • Write a one- to two-page report for your Health and Safety representative (the assessor). Ensure that you:
  • describe the process you undertook to identify, analyse and consult on the risk; refer to organisational WHS policies and procedures and relevant legislation for example:
  • specific OHS and WHS legislation requiring maintenance of safe workplace
  • specific OHS and WHS legislation and regulations and codes of practice requiring institution and implementation of consultative practices
  • duty of care responsibilities of employers and employees
  • describe WHS performance with respect to the hazard; outline any inadequacies in existing risk control measures
  • describe the measures you took to control the hazard, including demonstrations or plans to control the hazard.
  • Submit all documentation as per the specifications below. Ensure you keep copies for your records.
  • Specifications

    You must provide:

  • a completed incident report (using the form in Appendix 2) for the observed hazard
  • a completed graph in relation to the data analysis (Appendix 3)
  • a completed safety inspection form (Appendix 4) including photos or diagrams of the observed hazard
  • a copy of minutes from SAM meeting (Appendix 5) showing dates of attendance and participation (the hazard mentioned and discussed)
  • a one- to two-page report for your Health and Safety representative (the assessor).
  • Note: All of the above must be collated and presented to the assessor on the agreed due date.

    Your assessor will be looking for:

  • analytical and problemsolving skills to:
  • identify hazards
  • assess risks in the work area
  • review information relating to monitoring and evaluating incidents, and the effectiveness of risk controls
  • literacy skills to understand and interpret documentation, and to interpret WHS requirements
  • knowledge of hazards and associated risks in the workplace
  • knowledge of key provisions of relevant WHS Acts, regulations and codes of practice…
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