Risk Assessment & Management
Develops knowledge and skills in risk assessment and management, as required for effective occupational health, safety & environment practice. It includes the application of adult learning principles to the development of EOHS training; accident theories in the analysis of accident causation; accident investigation techniques; inspections and audits; and practical approaches to risk assessment and risk management, including disaster and emergency planning.
This course is only offered externally in Singapore.
- Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Examine features of risk/safety management systems;
2. Conduct job safety analysis and carry out risk assessment;
3. Recommend and implement risk controls;
4. Utilise accident theory as an investigative tool in accident causation;
5. Examine various approaches to safety auditing, to be able to make appropriate choices;
6. Use a case study approach to accident investigation and reporting; and
7. Design and implement a disaster management plan.
Task Analysis and Teaching Objectives:
- Collection and organisation of materials; education and training strategies for different levels of the workforce.
- Definitions of an accident; theories of accident causation; accident prevention.
Accident Investigation and Reporting:
- Statutory requirements; accident reporting systems and accident data collection; investigation techniques.
- Frequency rate, incidence rate, severity rate, mean duration rate, duration rate; monitoring accident rates.
Safety Inspection Procedures:
- Objectives of safety inspection; safety audits, surveys, inspections, tours; hazard and operability studies.
- Theoretical approaches; the emergency situation and responses; emergency/disaster control agencies; worksite considerations - evaluations, treatment, access, public awareness, shutdown procedures.
Risk Management Systems.
This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Environmental & Occupational Health & Safety program.
In Term Test: Exam 1 - Class
In Term Test: Exam 2 - Class
Formal Examination: Examination: Formal
Face to Face On Campus 40 hour(s) per Term
Teaching may occur in intensive blocks. Total face to face contact will be 40 hours.