Occupational Safety

Course code OHSE6030
Not available in 2016

Description

OHSE6030 investigates the under-pinning scientific concepts and aspects of occupational safety. The course is founded upon the sciences of physics and chemistry, with an emphasis on the principles underlying safety applications.

Availability

Not currently available.

Learning Outcomes

1. Understand the range of issues within the scientific areas discussed in relation to the workplace.

2. Be familiar with a broad range of scientific concepts and their usage.

3. Identify the physical and/or chemical issues present at the workplace.

4. Be able to relate to the scientific viewpoint when investigating or in discussion concerning safety issues in the workplace.

Content

The course is presented in 3 modules:

  1. Chemical Safety
  2. Physics of Safety
  3. Applications within the Workplace

Assumed Knowledge

Nil, however, basic mathematical skills and basic chemistry and physics knowledge will be an advantage.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: A1 Written Assignment - Chemistry

Written Assignment: A2 Written Assignment - Physics

Online Learning Activity: Online Discussion

Formal Examination: Examination

Contact Hours