WORKPLACE RISK MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE

HBS5RPP

2017

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.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRwth Stuckey

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HBS5ERG and HBS5OHA 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

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically reflect and analyse the content and approaches underpinning the concepts and procedures used in OHS risk management.

Activities:
Report and presentation. Online discussions.

02. Analyse and critique the application of concepts, standards, and theoretical models to the implementation of effective risk management systems.

Activities:
Report and presentation.

03. Evaluate the practical application and implementation of systematic measurement of effective risk management systems.

Activities:
Report and presentation.

04. Investigate and critically analyse the principles and practices underlying differences in risk management between industry sectors with different risk profiles.

Activities:
Report and presentation. Online discussions.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2017, Semester 1, Online

Overview

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."

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% ILO*
2 x 1250 word assignments50 01, 02, 03, 04
2500-word assignment and presentationSee hurdle note below40 01, 02, 03, 04
HURDLEAll Reports and the Assignment 2 Presentation must be completed and a pass mark achieved in both Assignments 1 & 2.5 01, 02, 03, 04
Participation in online discussions (500 words)5 01, 04