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Sustainability Assessment Task

Please check today’s entry on MyKangan for this class the Sustainability component of the Online Class.

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Today’s online class looks at how to integrate sustainable work practice into a print business in Victoria. Use the links provided or research independently:  Greenfinder | Printers on Greenfinder |Thegreendirectory | Sustainability Victoria | SustainableBusiness.com

Please complete the attached file and upload it to MyKangan.

Class 07 Task – Online Units

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Please check today’s entry on MyKangan for this class:  ICP40210-ICTPGA4N-PRIMU-2013-ICPSU260C (Maintain a Safe Work Environment)

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Today’s online class covers Bullying and RSI. It is the last OHS task!

Use the links provided or research independently:  Preventing and Managing Bullying at Work | Workplace Info |OHS Reps@Work

Please complete the attached file and upload it at MyKangan.

Class 06 Task – Online Units

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Why Communications Skills Are So Important?

Your online units cover 4 different topics:

  • Team Effectiveness
  • Communication Skills
  • Environmental Sustainability in the Workplace
  • Maintain a Safe Work Environment (OHS)

Today we will focus on the aspect of Communication Skills.

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Read Introduction to Communication Skills

Think about the questions below while reading the post Introduction to Communication Skills on MindTools.com. Think about these questions:

  • What are the elements or steps of the communication process (look at the diagram at Introduction to Communication Skills)?
  • What are 5 typical communication barriers or what goes wrong when two parties fail to communicate?
  • When and with  whom do you communicate well (think in terms of family, friends)?
  • When and with whom do you communicate poorly with?
  • What steps can be taken by a sender or source to ensure the best possible outcome?
  • What steps can be taken by a receiver to ensure the best possible outcome?

Are you a Good Communicator?

Do the MindTools online Communication Quiz.

Complete the Task

Class 05 Task – Online Units

Upload the Task:

Upload the document on MyKangan

 

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Please check today’s entry on MyKangan for this class:  ICP40210-ICTPGA4N-PRIMU-2013-ICPSU260C (Maintain a Safe Work Environment)

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Text from MyKangan:

Participate actively in the discussion forum on OHS.

Open the attached document with a set of tasks for you to explore.

Your task:
Download the attached word document and:Look up the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OHS Act).
Find out who is responsible for workplace safety and who has duty of care at a workplace.

Define the term ‘hazard’ in a OHS context.
Define the SAM principle and what the Think Safe steps are!
State six methods to respond to a hazard

Upload your completed document

The Forum and the task are available on MyKangan. Please participate in the forum. A humorous response is more than welcome as long as it is in context and not vulgar.

All the tasks from previous weeks can be uploaded as well.

This week you will have two tasks, please check for a second task by the end of the week. The focus of this week is (how to) Promote team effectiveness.

You will closely work with this excellent online resource: MindTools.com. Make sure to bookmark it, it will prove useful on many occasions.
Download the task below. Complete it and e-mail a copy to me (see e-mail in document). Upload the document to MyKangan (Moodle) and keep a copy of the completed task.

Class Task 1 Week 2 – Online Units