Current Practice in Occupational Health and Safety
Available in 2012
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Previously offered in 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
This course examines three core aspects of current OHS practice. These aspects comprise: OHS risk management; accident/incident causation; OHS systems.
The objectives of the course are to enable students to:
1. Access various information sources required to effectively manage Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) in a workplace environment;
2. Understand the need for organisational and operational risk management policies, procedures and practices in identifying, assessing and controlling risk;
3. Understand and utilise a range of current risk assessment techniques;
4. Understand and utilise a range of current incident/accident causation theories and models;
5. Understand the main principles underpinning OHS Systems and associated regulatory structures.
This course has three modules, as follows:
1. Risk Management.
2. Accident/Incident Causation.
3. OHS Systems.
Modes of Delivery
Distance Learning : IT Based
Distance Learning : Paper Based
Email Discussion Group
Problem Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
Email Discussion Group: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 7 hour(s) per Week for Full Term