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Accident Prevention and Safety Management

Postgraduate | CUR-OHS500 | 2024

Study method
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Accident Prevention and Safety Management

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. demonstrate an understanding of the differing perspectives and explanations of incident and disease causation, and their benefits and limitations
    2. analyse a high potential event and identify links between failed defences and latent failures in the management system
    3. identify the key elements of the functional role and context for managing OSH, including the influence of ethics, industrial relations, legislation and leadership commitment
    4. Identify and develop preventative OHS approaches that incorporate the business drivers of safe design, culture, systems and compliance, and worker participation
    5. demonstrate, through application, the principles of academic integrity, effective use of scientific evidence, and academic writing with appropriate paraphrasing and referencing for the discipline

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • CUR-OHS-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

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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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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