OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY: PRINCIPLES AND LEGISLATION

HBS5OHA

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTessa Keegel

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HMERGD Master of Ergonomics, Safety and Health or HCOSED Graduate Certificate in Occupational Safety, Health and Ergonomics.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Distance Education, 2014, Semester 1, Distance Education

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTessa Keegel

Class requirements

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."

Tutorial
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week and delivered via online.
"Participation in online discussions, equivalent to 12 hours of tutorials."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 2,000-word assignment50
one 2-hour written examination (multiple choice and short answers)50
reflective journal/discussions on LMS (500 words equivalent)hurdle requirement0