Risk Assessment & Management
|Course code OHSE3740||Units 10||Level 3000||Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Health Sciences|
This course is only offered externally in Singapore.
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.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||By the end of the course, students will be able to:|
1. Explain procedures involved in job task analysis;
2. Examine features of risk management systems;
3. Utilise accident theory as an investigative tool in accident causation;
4. Examine various approaches to safety auditing, to be able to make appropriate choices;
5. Use a case study approach to accident investigation and reporting.
|Content||- Task Analysis and Teaching Objectives|
Collection and organisation of materials; education and training strategies for different levels of the workforce.
- Accident Theory
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.
- Accident Statistics
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.
- Disaster Planning
Theoretical approaches; the emergency situation and responses; emergency/disaster control agencies; worksite considerations - evaluations, treatment, access, public awareness, shutdown procedures.
- Risk Management Systems.
|Modes of Delivery||External Mode|
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
|Teaching Methods||Case Study|
Problem Based Learning
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 40 hour(s) per Term for Full Term|
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for OHSE3740|