Current Practice in Occupational Health and Safety
|Course code OHSE6050||Units 10||Level 6000||Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Health Sciences|
This course examines three core aspects of current OHS practice. These aspects comprise: OHS risk management; accident/incident causation; OHS systems.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||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.
|Content||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
|Teaching Methods||Email Discussion Group|
Problem Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Email Discussion Group: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Self Directed Learning: for 7 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for OHSE6050|