Unit

School Of Science

Occupational Health and SafetyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300919.2

Discipline: OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Maggie Davidson


Equivalent Units
300794 - Occupational Health and Safety

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completion of 60 credit points at Level 1 and 20 credit points at Level 2.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - COMPOSITE  Maggie Davidson  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit provides students with an essential working knowledge of occupational health and safety (OHS), work health and safety (WHS) legislation and risk management required which is a requirement for graduate employment across a broad range of workplaces and industries. The unit provides a foundation in the principles and practice of hazard identification and risk management, including an introduction to specific workplace hazards such as; moving and fixed plant, electrical, biomechanical (ergonomic), gravitational (slips, trips and falls), manual handling. Students will also explore the chemical, biological and physical hazards that may be encountered in a variety of graduate employment industries, as well as the management of health and safety hazards in relation to current WHS legislation, Codes of Practices and Australian and International Standards.


Courses
2743.10Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2743.11Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2743.8Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2743.9Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
3562.9Bachelor of Science (Advanced Science)CONTINUING
3658.6Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
3660.6Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of International StudiesCONTINUING
3672.1Bachelor of Natural Science (Environment and Health)CONTINUING
3675.4Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
3676.4Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)CONTINUING
3677.2Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences)CONTINUING
3678.1Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science)CONTINUING
3678.2Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science)CONTINUING
3680.3Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)CONTINUING
3681.2Bachelor of Science (Zoology)CONTINUING
3754.1Bachelor of ScienceCURRENT
3756.1Bachelor of Science (Pathway to Teaching Primary/Secondary)CURRENT
3757.1Bachelor of Advanced ScienceCURRENT
3763.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
3764.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of International StudiesCURRENT
4748.2Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
4748.3Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
6004.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
6043.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of ScienceCURRENT


Specialisations

KP3027.1General ProgramCONTINUING
KT3128.1Biological ScienceCONTINUING
M3050.1Environmental ManagementCONTINUING
M3052.1General BiologyCONTINUING
M3080.1General BiologyCONTINUING
MT3016.1BiologyCURRENT




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