OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY: PRINCIPLES AND LEGISLATION
Credit points: 15
In this subject students are introduced to OH&S principles through a study of models, trends and relevant legislation. Topics address how changing work demands, patterns, structures and technology impact on worker health. Legal and ethical issues in OH&S, as well as workers' compensation and rehabilitation, are introduced. Dangerous goods, hazardous substances, privacy legislation, professional roles and ethics are presented within risk management and systems frameworks. This subject utilises online learning through LMS.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorTessa Keegel
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HMERGD Master of Ergonomics, Safety and Health or HCOSED Graduate Certificate in Occupational Safety, Health and Ergonomics.
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Distance Education, 2014, Semester 1, Distance Education
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTessa Keegel
Problem Based Learning
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via online.
"Online learning package comprising 12 modules, each equivalent to a 2-hour lecture."
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week and delivered via online.
"Participation in online discussions, equivalent to 12 hours of tutorials."
|one 2,000-word assignment||50|
|one 2-hour written examination (multiple choice and short answers)||50|
|reflective journal/discussions on LMS (500 words equivalent)||hurdle requirement||0|