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Postgraduate | CUR-OHS530 | 2024


Course information for 2024 intake

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Study method
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Start dates
15 July 2024,
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks

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About this subject

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

    1. analyse the characteristics, capabilities, needs and limitations of humans (human factors) in relation to their work
    2. analyse the design of work activities, including the plant and equipment, the environment, work organisation and systems to identify potential sources of harm for workers through their tasks
    3. valuate the degree and suitability of fit between human characteristics and work design factors by identifying mismatches, sub-optimal relationships, and potential sources of human error in decision making
    4. assess and report appropriate recommendations for improving the ergonomics, human factors, and error management of work to optimise worker wellbeing, job satisfaction and efficiency

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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Related degrees

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

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