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OHSE201 Introduction to OHS , OHSE202 Principles of Environmental Management

Teaching organisation

3 hours of lectures and tutorials per week for 12 weeks as the on-campus load during the semester or equivalent. Online students are expected to spend a minimum of 8 hours per week on study, readings and assessment preparation.

Unit rationale, description and aim

This intermediate unit introduces students to the main issues of occupational health, safety and environment (OHSE). Themes and inter-relationships are explored using safety, health or environment case studies, including DDT, Ebola, Asbestos, Bhopal, Piper Alpha, Exxon Valdez, melanoma and occupational cancer; OHSE as an integrated concept; and a model of OHSE management is proposed.

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