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Provides students with an introduction to this profession and equips them with the knowledge and skills to function effectively in the health and safety industry.
Students undertaking this major as part of the Bachelor of Health Science should select a second major in Environmental Management, Health Promotion, Addiction Studies or Nutrition.
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Institution of Occupational Safety and Health have Accredited this Major.
This major is only accredited when taken in conjunction with the Bachelor of Health Science (K97) program.
Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board (AOHSEAB) have Accredited this Major.
Accreditation has been approved only for students completing this major in conjunction with the Bachelor of Health Science (K97) program.
Students can apply for membership with Institution of Occupational Safety and Health. Graduates are eligible for membership with Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.
Graduates of K97 will be eligible to apply for our graduate level of membership Grad IOSH. They will then be required to undertake a period of Initial Professional Development which will require students to provide evidence of their practice skills in a skills development portfolio (IPD), at the end of this period there will be a professional review interview. After successful completion of this IPD process students will then be eligible for the chartered membership of IOSH (CMIOSH).
Students can apply for membership with Safety Institute of Australia (SIA).
Students can apply for membership with Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH).
Students can either join as a Student member or an Associate Member.
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Credit Points|
|HST1154||Occupational Health and Safety Law||15|
|HST1152||Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety||15|
|SCC1123||Chemistry for the Life Sciences||15|
|HST3358||Ergonomics and Work Design||15|
|HST3503||Workplace Compensation and Injury Management||15|
|HST3357||Occupational Safety and Health Management||15|
This major is aimed at those who wish to work as OSH practitioners in a range of industries such as the manufacturing, mining or resources.
Occupational Safety and Health Manager, Occupational Hygiene Technician, Workers Compensation Administrator, Rehabilitation Officer, Risk Manager, Community Health Officer
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