Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Aims to develop professionals in the field of occupational health and safety (OHS) who are able to develop OHS systems and research workplace OHS issues. On completion of the program it is expected that students should be able to: design and implement an occupational health and safety management system that reflects the OHS needs of an organisation; critically review the risk management processes that have been developed for a workplace and/or industry including the characterisation of incident-investigation processes identifying issues in specific industries/workplaces; critically review and synthesise the factors that influence the application of occupational health and safety legislation in the workplace; synthesise the potential impacts of hazards according to type and predict when a hazard may become a risk; use research skills to assess the implementation of safe design in relation to controlling potential impacts on people, plant and/or the environment; undertake and report on a workplace-based research project; and demonstrate professional skills which include making verbal and written arguments in support of workplace safety and health issues.
12 Units 240 Credit Points.
Standard entry requirements
- University admission requirements apply. University admission requirements apply. All applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree in any discipline
- Or a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Occupational/Workplace health and Safety/Safety Science.
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