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 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.

Availability

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  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

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

Content

This course is organised aroundĀ four modules

  1. Foundations and Principles of Occupational Health and Safety Practice
  2. Causation and Prevention of Accidents, Incidents, Events and Hazards
  3. Risk Management.
  4. Occupational Health and Safety Systems

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): . Students who have successfully completed are not eligible to enrol in OHSE6050.

Assessment Items

Quiz: On-line Test

Report: Written Assignment

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