Occupational health and safety
Strive for safety as an indispensable OHS professional
Study workplace health and safety and join the profession that makes a difference. Choose from our range of OHS courses and learn health and safety foundations. Studying OHS through higher education incorporates broad principals including ethics and integrity, legal aspects, and psychological hazards in the occupational environment.
Become a dedicated occupational health and safety professional that shows industry what it means to work safe. Enjoy diverse roles in small business, large business and government. Work in cities or remote locations like rigs and mines.
Influence real safety outcomes through meaningful work.
Workplace health and safety stories
The unique challenges of workplace safetyTo feel safe at work is a person’s right, and professionals like Keith are working to ensure it.
Occupational health and safety students from the Australian Catholic University are awarded accreditationACU’s OHS courses are accredited by The Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board.
Take a stand for workplace safety with a Masters from ACUACU OHS courses give you the skills to make a difference where it counts—creating safer workplaces.
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Physical Hazards in Occupational Environments
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