Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Using the framework of the ILO OHS Management System, students will develop an understanding of the underpinning concepts and models of practice used in occupational health and safety (OHS) risk management They will explore OHS policy and governance requirements; leadership and change management strategies; worker and workplace engagement and systems for measuring and reviewing system performance and OHS-management systems in varied industry contexts.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRwth Stuckey

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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. Critically reflect and analyse the content and approaches underpinning the concepts and procedures used in OHS risk management.
02. Analyse and critique the application of concepts, standards, and theoretical models to the implementation of effective risk management systems.
03. Evaluate the practical application and implementation of systematic measurement of effective risk management systems.
04. Investigate and critically analyse the principles and practices underlying differences in risk management between industry sectors with different risk profiles.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 2, Online


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRwth Stuckey

Class requirements

Problem Based LearningWeek: 10 - 16
One 4.00 hours problem based learning per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.
Online learning package comprising 6 modules, each equivalent to a 4 hour lecture.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 16
One 2.00 hours tutorial per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.
Participation in online discussions, equivalent to 12 hours of tutorials.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 x1000 word assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

2000-word assignment and presentation

N/AAssignmentIndividualYes50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Participation in 2 online discussions (500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO4