- The Australian Legal System in Practice
- Maintaining currency with OHSE law, finding, reading and applying case law, statutory interpretation
- Overview of WHS Act and Regulation and Environmental Legal Framework
- Health and safety duties in practice
- Duty to consult and provide training
- Health and safety representatives and designated work groups
- Authorisations and licensing
- Offences and penalties
- Regulation and enforcement
- Jurisdictional issues
- Other relevant jurisdictions for OHSE practice (Electrical, Mining, Maritime, Explosives, Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation etc.)
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Web links
- Online assignment submission
- Online Assessment
- Printable format materials
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
ACU-OHSE601-Principles of OHSE Management , or ACU-OHS601
No special requirements
This subject covers the Australian legal system, including concepts of common law; the doctrine of judicial precedent and court systems. Students will have the opportunity to analyse and interpret specific legislation and case law regarding work health and safety, (with a focus on the national model laws), and protection of the environment, in so far as it relates to a workplace. The aim of the subject is to provide students with an advanced understanding of the legal framework regulating work health and safety in order to apply it to OHSE practice.
Assessment details, including dates, word limits and topics, will be provided in your study materials.
Textbook information is pending.