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Improving OHSE Performance

Postgraduate | ACU-OHSE611 | 2024

Compare various approaches to occupational health, safety and environment management.

Learn how to lead OHSE teams. Identify ways to bolster performance at all organisational levels. Focus on communicating with influence and management system audits.

Study method
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
12 weeks

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Improving OHSE Performance

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this subject, you should be able to:

    • Apply and appraise contemporary measures of OHSE performance including OHS leading and lagging indicators, in order to influence business stakeholders’ responsible and ethical decision making (GA3, GA5) 
    • Critically compare and apply techniques used to improve OHSE performance including constructing a business case to improve OHSE performance to meet national and international obligations and standards; (GA5, GA6)
    • Critically appraise the steps and processes in OHSE auditing and relate these to other organizational systems to maximize improvements in OHSE performance, through demonstrating values, knowledge, skills and attitudes appropriate to the discipline and/or profession; (GA4, GA5)  
    • Communicate effectively with business stakeholders and key decision makers, from senior leaders to employees and external stakeholders, to measure, report findings, and improve OHSE performance

Entry requirements

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

  • ACU-OHSE601-Principles of OHSE Management (no longer available)

  • ACU-OHSE602-OHSE Management Systems (no longer available)

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • ACU-OHS611 (Not currently available)

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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