Safety in the Workplace

10 Units

This course covers the principles underpinning analysis and control of safety hazards in a wide range of workplaces with an emphasis on high risk activities and environments.

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. Analyse high risk safety hazards in the workplace
  2. Apply appropriate control measures to mitigate and manage risks associated with safety hazards in the workplace
  3. Adapt control technologies to suit a range of industries and occupations.
  4. Communicate to a broad range of audiences the analysis, interpretation and control of high risk safety hazards in a range of workplaces.
  1. Hazardous Chemical Management
  2. Fire and Explosion Safety
  3. Compressed gases and fluids safety
  4. Confined space safety
  5. Electrical safety
  6. Radiation safety
  7. Hot work
  8. Plant and equipment safety
  9. Slips, trips and falls
  10. Working at heights
  • Pre-requisite - successful completion of LEGL6004
Replacing Course(s) This course replaces the following course(s): OHSE6030. Students who have successfully completed OHSE6030 are not eligible to enrol in OHSE6060.
Assumed Knowledge Basic mathematical, chemistry and physics skills and knowledge. Knowledge from OHSE 6020, OHSE 6050 and OHSE 6040.
Assessment Items
  • In Term Test: Online test
  • Written Assignment: Essay/Written Assignment
  • 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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