Unit Set Information

Occupational Safety and Health Major

Effective from 01-JAN-2017 : Code MAAAHW

This major is designed to provide students with an introduction to this profession and equip them with the knowledge and skills to function effectively in the health and safety industry. Students undertaking this major should select a second major in Environmental Management, Health Promotion, Addiction Studies or Nutrition.

Disclaimer

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This Major can be studied in the following courses:

Mode of Delivery

On Campus at Joondalup
Online

Professional recognition

Institution of Occupational Safety and Health have Accredited this Major.

This professional recognition only applies when you study this Major in the following course:

Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board (AOHSEAB) have Accredited this Major.

This professional recognition only applies when you study this Major in the following course:

Membership

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 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).

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Safety Institute of Australia (SIA)

Students can apply for membership with Graduates 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)..

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Related Careers

Occupational Safety and Health Manager, Occupational Hygiene Technician, Workers Compensation Administrator, Rehabilitation Officer, Risk Manager, Community Health Officer

Employment Opportunities

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 industry.

Major Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
HST1154Occupational Health and Safety Law15
HST1152Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety15
HST2112Occupational Health and Safety Science15
HST2256Occupational Hygiene15
HST2145 *Risk Management15
HST3358Ergonomics and Work Design15
HST3503Workplace Compensation and Injury Management15
HST3357Occupational Safety and Health Management15

* Students will be assessed to see if they have achieved the ECU minimum standard of English language proficiency in this unit. Students who don't meet the minimum standard will be provided with appropriate English language support and development.


Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

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