Available in 2012
|UoN Singapore||Trimester 1|
Previously offered in 2013, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004
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.
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.
- 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
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Problem Based Learning
Lecture: for 40 hour(s) per Term for Full Term