This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify hazards, assess associated risks, take measures to eliminate or control those risks and document all processes. It covers the processes necessary to manage the particular risks associated with delivering sport, fitness, aquatic or recreation activities. It can apply to whole of program planning or planning for standalone activity sessions and is relevant to any type of activity.
This unit applies to any type of sport, fitness, aquatic or recreation organisation including commercial, not-for-profit, community and government organisations.
It applies to individuals who plan or deliver programs or activity sessions including program managers and coordinators, and activity leaders, coaches and fitness instructors. They may complete risk assessments independently, in consultation with others or through a team effort.
Skills for completing risk assessments for equine and outdoor recreation activities are covered in other SISO units.
The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.