OHSE6050

Current Practice in Occupational Health and Safety

10 Units

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.

Faculty Faculty of Health and Medicine
School School of Health Sciences
Availability Semester 2 - 2016 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this 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
Requisites
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
  • Online Activity: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 7 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetable 2016 Course Timetables for OHSE6050
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