OHS Practice V

Course code OHSE3410Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Health Sciences

Consists of self directed learning on international perspectives for occupational and environmental health and safety. In particular it provides an international context for examining the scope of occupational and environmental health and safety. It explores the functions of international organisations, such as ILO and WHO and examines the role of Australia in OH&S development overseas.

Not available in 2014

Previously offered in 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Objectives1. To provide an international context for examining the scope of occupational and environmental health and safety.
2. To explore the functions of international organisations such as the I.L.O. and W.H.O.
3. To examine the role of Australia in OHS development overseas.
ContentTaught through online resources available via Blackboard and self-directed learning. Topics could include:
* International perspectives on industrial relations and OHS.
* Current OHS and Environmental issues in developed/developing world.
* International approaches to OHS legislation.
* International OHS and environmental organisations.
* An international perspective on aspects of OHS in particular industries
* Health issues in developing countries.
* The historical development of OHS in the developed world

Changes or additions to the topics are made from time to time to reflect topical international developments in OHS.
Replacing Course(s)N/A
TransitionN/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeN/A
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching MethodsSelf Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Examination: Formal2 hour exam
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 120 hour(s) per Term for Full Term