Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Using the framework of the ILO OHS Management System, students will be helped to develop an understanding of the concepts and procedures used in occupational health and safety (OHS) risk management. These include: policy and governance requirements; workplace planning, organising and implementing risk management procedures; measuring and reviewing system performance; and auditing the OHS-management system itself.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRwth Stuckey

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HBS4WDH or HBS5WDH and HBS4ERG or HBS5ERG and OCT4OHA or OCT5OHA or HBS5OHA and OCT4OHC or OCT5OHC or HBS5OHC and Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HMESHD - Master of Ergonomics, Safety and Health OR HMERGD - Master of Ergonomics, Safety and Health OR HMOHDE - Master of Occupational Health


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2014, Semester 1, Online


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRwth Stuckey

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."

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


Assessment elementComments%
2 x 1250 word reports40
2000-word report and presentationSee hurdle note below50
HURDLEAll Reports and the Assignment 2 Presentation must be completed and a pass mark achieved in both Assignments 1 & 2.0
Participation in online discussions (500 words)10