Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are taught the skills and knowledge required to research information about compliance, how to meet their responsibilities for ethical practice, and how to apply these responsibilities when developing and monitoring policies and procedures. This subject details the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in relevant work areas, according to work, health and safety legislative requirements.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSuzie Cowan

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HBCSW, HBCSB, HBCS, HBCSD, HBCSM, HBCSS


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. Apply a critical lens to evaluating Work Health & Safety Policy procedures, practice and regulatory requirement
02. Explain ethical responsibilities across consultations and the operation and communication of work, health and safety.
03. Understand the components of developing, monitoring and assessing compliance within risk control processes including referral to expert supports
04. Evaluate the priorities in establishing processes to maintain work health and safety standards
05. Recognise the broad responsibilities and duties of work, health and safety record keeping and information transfer

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