HEALTH, WORK AND PLAY
Credit points: 15
This subject aims to enable students to understand the importance for health and safety of planning and designing work, activities, and other things to suit human needs, capacities, and limitations. Using a systematic approach to problem solving based on Ergonomics, Safety and Health (ESH) principles of professional practice, students will work individually to investigate issues drawn from road safety, occupational health and safety, and the wider community.
SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorVictoria Weale
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Equivalent subjects HBS1ESH
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Interpret and apply data from anthropometric sources to solve a problem and critically evaluate the intervention.
- Perform enquiry, quizzes
02. Describe and analyse hazards in a variety of settings, and utilise a systems approach to consider appropriate interventions.
- Perform enquiry, quizzes, report writing
03. Describe and apply key concepts related to usability and product design.
- Online discussion, quizzes.
04. Analyse factors that contribute to accidents.
- Case study analysis, Quizzes
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Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Online
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVictoria Weale
Unscheduled Online Class
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
|Contributions to online discussions (equivalent to 500 words).||10||02, 03, 04|
|One 1,200-word individual written report||30||02|
|Report, model development and video (equivalent to 1,500 words).||30||01|
|Two 20-minute online quizzes (equivalent to 600 words in total)||30||01, 02, 03, 04|