Current Practice in Occupational Health and Safety
This course is designed to provide students with a working 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 practice; causation and prevention, risk management; and occupational health and safety systems. Students are also introduced to commonly used techniques and tools that, with particular emphasis on practical ways in which these can be implemented at organisational and operational levels for effective occupational health and safety practice.
- Semester 2 - 2015
1. Identify and explain the key theoretical foundations and principles that informs effective occupational health and safety practice;
2. Apply a range of 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. Outline the main principles underpinning health and safety systems;
5. Access and utilise information sources required for effective occupational health and safety practice
This course is organised around four modules
- Foundations and Principles of Occupational Health and Safety Practice
- Causation and Prevention of Accidents, Incidents, Events and Hazards
- Risk Management.
- Occupational Health and Safety Systems
This course replaces the following course(s): . Students who have successfully completed are not eligible to enrol in OHSE6050.
Quiz: On-line Test
Report: Written Assignment
Formal Examination: Exam
Online 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self-Directed 7 hour(s) per Week for Full Term