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Occupational Health and Wellbeing

Postgraduate | ACU-OHSE612 | 2024

Achieve an advanced understanding of occupational health and wellbeing’s role in modern workplaces. Classify physical and mental health issues. Unpack ergonomics and fatigue. Establish the core principles of good work design and OHS integration.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks

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Occupational Health and Wellbeing

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject students should be able to:

    • Apply occupational health hazards knowledge during the analysis of the design of work and work systems and effectively communicate and interpret findings to organisational stakeholders.
    • Examine the inter-relationships of the workplace, work systems, environment and people, and its impact on health and safety of individuals and communities.
    • Assess the risk of injury/illness and examine factors that impede workplace performance and sustainability using occupational health, human factors and/or ergonomics tools and/or methods. 
    • Evaluate and recommend appropriate changes in work design to optimise occupational health and wellbeing, improve organisational performance and sustainability, and demonstrate respect for human dignity and human diversity through an understanding of the impact of psychosocial and physical human factors at the workplace.

Entry requirements

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

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-OHS612 (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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