Course level

Postgraduate Coursework




Earth and Environment Sc Schl




One Semester

Class contact

4 Contact hours


OHSS4000 and OHSS4004

Assessment methods

Assignment 1, Assignment 2, Presentation.

Course coordinator

Cassie Madigan

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

This course examines the emergence of OHS as a profession and discusses the implications of professional practice for graduates. Students will explore ethics, leadership, organisational culture and industrial relations in relation to OHS. Contemporary OHS issues such as worker demographics and globalisation of the labour market, work organisation and fatigue will be discussed. Students will also develop skills in preparing business cases and undertaking cost-benefit analyses for OHS interventions.