Considers the fundamental principles and practice of chemical, fire and explosion, electrical, machinery and construction safety, with reference to Singapore OHS legislation.
The course is only offered externally in Singapore.
- Trimester 1 - 2016 (Singapore)
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Identify the physical, chemical, biological, mechanical and electrical hazards in a wide range of working environments;
2. Evaluate the potential consequences of identified hazards;
3. Develop strategies to eliminate hazards or minimize risk;
4. Prepare clear instructions and reports;
5. Identify relevant sections of OHS legislation and assess if legal requirements are satisfied.
In each unit of study, students will review relevant physical and chemical principles,
- both qualitatively and quantitatively;
- apply them to a range of industrial situations that could result in physical injury and/or environmental damage;
- and make recommendations for safety management procedures, which conform to legislative requirements.
- Construction safety;
- Machinery and plant safety;
- Electrical safety;
- Chemical safety;
- Fire and explosion safety;
- Radiation safety.
This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Environmental & Occupational Health & Safety program.
Formal Examination: Examination: Formal
Report: A1 Written Assignment - Report
Report: A2 - Written Assignment - Report
Face to Face On Campus 40 hour(s) per Term