OHSE6060

Safety in the Workplace

10 Units

This course covers the management and control of occupational health and safety hazards commonly encountered in a industrial environments. It integrates knowledge and skills from chemical and physical sciences, legislation, and risk management practices to inform best practice in an applied context.

Faculty Faculty of Health and Medicine
School School of Health Sciences
Availability Semester 2 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Integrate knowledge from chemical and physical sciences. law and risk management for effective management of occupational health and safety hazards.
  2. Use critical analysis to inform best practice in managing occupational health and safety hazards in a range of industrial contexts
  3. Adapt risk control measures to suit a range of industries and occupations.
  4. Communicate to a broad range of audiences the management and control of occupational health and safety hazards in a range of industrial workplaces.
Content
  1. Framework and Process for Managing Occupational Health and Safety Hazards
  2. Electrical Energy and Electromagnetic Radiation
  3. Compresed Gases and Fluids
  4. Falls and Falling Objects
  5. Chemical Safety
  6. Fires and Explosions
  7. Confined Spaces
  8. Plant and Equipment safety
Requisites
  • Pre-requisite - successful completion of LEGL6004
Replacing Course(s) This course replaces the following course(s): . Students who have successfully completed are not eligible to enrol in OHSE6060.
Assumed Knowledge Basic mathematical, chemistry and physics skills and knowledge. Knowledge from OHSE 6020, OHSE 6040 and OHSE 6050.
Assessment Items
  • Report: Management and Control of Occupational Health and Safety Hazards
  • Formal Examination: Exam
Contact Hours
  • Online Activity: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 7 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for OHSE6060
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