Current Practice in Occupational Health and Safety

Description

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills on key foundations and principles for effective occupational health and safety practice. Methods and techniques for evaluating effectiveness of practices are integrated into the course.

Availability

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Semester 2 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Explain the theoretical foundations and principles that informs current practice in Occupational health and safety

2. Use critical analysis to inform best practice in the analysis, investigation and prevention of accidents, incidents, events and hazards

3. Analyse and evaluate management systems, frameworks and processes for health, safety and risk management

4. Access and utilise information for effective occupational health and safety practice

Content

This course is organised around four modules

  1. Foundations and principles of current practice in Occupational health and safety
  2. Causation, analysis, investigation and prevention of accidents, incidents, events and hazards
  3. Occupational health and safety management systems
  4. Health, safety and risk management frameworks and processes

Assessment Items

Quiz: Online Test

Written Assignment: Report on current practice in occupational health and safety

Online Learning Activity: Online Discussions

Formal Examination: Final Exam

Contact Hours

WebLearn GradSchool

Online Activity

Online 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Self-Directed Learning

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