Tally the responsibilities of the occupational health, safety and environment manager.Become aware of common OHSE hazards and risks. Test the conceptual frameworks that guide best practice. Keep up to date with legislation and industrial law.
Established in 1991 after amalgamating four eastern Australian Catholic tertiary institutes, Australian Catholic University now has seven campuses, from Brisbane to Melbourne and welcomes students of all beliefs. Specialising in arts, business, education, health sciences, law, theology and philosophy, ACU encourages its students to think critically and ethically and bring change to their communities and offer this online through Open Universities Australia.
This is an introductory subject that introduces students to the principles of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental (OHSE) management. It provides an introduction to the main areas of focus for an OHSE manager, including concepts and current thinking related to hazard and risk, work design, the conceptual structure underpinning OHS professional practice and the legistative and organisational context for practice, all of which are addressed in greater detail in subsequent subjects.