Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject aims to enable students to understand the importance for health and safety of planning and designing work, and other activities to suit human needs, capacities, and limitations. Students will work individually to investigate issues drawn from road safety, occupational health and safety, and the wider community, using a systematic approach to problem solving based on Ergonomics, Safety and Health (ESH) principles of professional practice.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorVictoria Weale

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

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Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsHBS1ESH

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Interpret and apply data from anthropometric sources.
02. Describe and analyse hazards in a variety of settings, and utilise a systems approach to consider appropriate interventions.
03. Describe and apply key concepts related to usability and product design.
04. Analyse factors that contribute to accidents.

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