Current Practice in Occupational Health and Safety

Course code OHSE6050
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills on the key foundations and principles of occupational health and safety practice. This is done through an examination of foundations of occupational health and safety; causation and prevention; health, safety and risk management; consultations and social interactions; and management systems. Students are also exposed to commonly used strategies and effective ways of utilizing these.

Availability

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  • Semester 2 - 2015
  • Semester 2 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

1. Critically analyse key theoretical foundations and principles that informs effective occupational health and safety practice;

2. Evaluate current theories and models for managing accidents, incidents, events and hazards;

3. Apply organisational and operational processes, tools and techniques for effective occupational health and safety practice;

4. Develop an understanding of management systems and their role in effective occupational health and safety practice;

5. Access and utilise information sources required for effective occupational health and safety practice

Content

This course is organised aroundĀ five modules

  1. Foundations and principles of occupational health and safety practice
  2. Causation and prevention of accidents, incidents, events and hazards
  3. Health, safety and risk management
  4. Consultations and social interactions
  5. Management systems

Assessment Items

Literature Review: Critical review on occupational health and safety practice

Quiz: Online quiz

Formal Examination: Exam

Contact Hours

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Online Activity

Online 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 7 hour(s) per Week for Full Term