Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Science

School

Earth and Environment Sc Schl

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2L2W

Assessment methods

Intrasemester progressive assessment

Course coordinator

Dr Margaret Cook

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 External External Course Profile

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

This course will introduce students to the scope of occupational health and safety practice (OHS) within Australia and internationally. Topics covered will include, the history of OHS, the role of risk management in OHS practice, the health and economic consequences of occupational injury and disease, national and international bodies with regulatory and advisory roles in OHS and the tools available to OHS professionals for the control and minimisation of workplace injury and illness. Students will be exposed to a range of OHS professionals and their roles in the prevention of injury and illness in the workplace.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2018 External External Profile unavailable
Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 Gatton External Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2014 External Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 Gatton Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile