WORKPLACE MANAGEMENT OF HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES IN OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY

HBS5OHC

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will examine the effects of hazardous substances on humans. The principles of screening, monitoring and control of chemical, biological and radiation hazards in the workplace, as relevant to OH&S professionals, will be explored. This information is presented within risk management and OH&S systems frameworks. This subject utilises online learning through LMS.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRwth Stuckey

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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Start date between: and    Key dates

Distance Education, 2014, Semester 2, Distance Education

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRwth Stuckey

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 3.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via online.
"Online equivalent of three hours of face-to-face teaching per week."

Seminar
One 1.0 days seminar per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Optional."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
abstract, presentation and handout (2,000-word equivalent) (#2)50
one 1,500-word written assignment (#1)40
three learning tasks (500 words equivalent)10