Subject details

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

  1. apply occupational health and safety principles and processes to construction industry scenarios.
  2. evaluate the role of the construction/project manager with regard to ensuring a safe working environment.
  3. analyze the application of occupational health and safety standards to record safety breaches.
    • An Eye-opener to Safety
    • Safety Culture
    • Safety Culture: Incentives to Adopt
    • Developing Safety Culture
    • WHS Regulations
    • Managing Risk Associated with Fall and Excavation
    • Heat and Cold Stress
    • Vibration and Fatigue
    • Noise
    • Learning Curve
    • Innovations in Safety
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online materials

      • Online Assessment
      • Printable format materials
      • Resources and Links

Equivalent subjects

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:

CUR-CME101-Residential Construction

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject was previously known as CME207 Construction Project Safety Management.

Management processes used in the application of occupational health and safety in the construction workplace and relevant safety acts and awards. Professional practices related to health and safety.

Please Note:  If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module

  • Report & Presentation (35%)
  • Reflection (25%)
  • Invigilated Exam (40%)

Textbook information is pending.

Related degrees

undergraduate CUR-CME-DEG-2019

Bachelor of Applied Science Construction Management

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