Industrial Technology Years 7–10 Syllabus
The content forms the basis for learning opportunities. Content will be selected on the basis that it meets the needs, goals and priorities of each student. Students are not required to complete all of the content to demonstrate achievement of an outcome.
The examples provided are suggestions only.
Outcome LS 1.1: A student recognises safe and unsafe conditions in the context of undertaking a project.
Students learn about:
Students learn to:
factors that influence safety:
in specialist rooms
in external areas
recognise factors that influence safety in specialist areas, eg:
storage: tools, equipment, materials, hazardous substances
signage: symbols, marked walkways, single work areas
lighting and ventilation
availability and location of safety protection equipment: safety goggles
electrical safety: safety cut-off switches
first aid equipment: location and contents
potentially dangerous materials and equipment
recognise factors that influence safety in external areas, eg:
sun, rain, electrical storms, weather protection
lifting and transferring materials, tools and equipment
use of energy – gas, electricity, petroleum