School Of Science And Health

Occupational Health ManagementWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300391.2


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Recognition that WH&S procedures are legislatively required in the workplace and the ability to recognise the need to protect workers from harm in the workplace. Knowledge of the basics of WH&S Legislation as it applies in their country of origin.

Equivalent Units
EH831A - Occupational Health Management

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 3602 Master of Environmental Management, 3605 Master of Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Management, 3606 Graduate Diploma in Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Management, 3607 Graduate Certificate in Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Management, 3647 Master of Science, 3648 Graduate Diploma in Science (exit only), 3649 Graduate Certificate in Science, 4651 Master of Health Science, 4652 Graduate Diploma in Health Science or 4653 Graduate Certificate in Health Science, 4681 Master of Health (Research Studies)/PhD, 4698 Master of Health Science, 4700 Graduate Diploma in Health Science, 4701 Graduate Certificate in Health Science, 4702 Master of Public Health, 4704 Graduate Diploma in Public Health

About this Unit
This unit focuses on the practice of occupational health within national and international frameworks. It explores issues such as the physical, social and mental impact of the occupational environment on health and includes the human body's response to occupational health hazard exposure through toxicological and epidemiological principles. Strategies for the management of occupational health are examined, together with methods of monitoring and evaluating occupational health programs.

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