The OHSE Risk Management unit from the Australian Catholic University, offered online by Open Universities Australia, will give you advanced insight into the sources, impacts and treatment of adverse effects on health and environment in different organisations.
You will study management systems and standards, and how they affect performance in the workplace, using your own professional experiences to analyse these concepts.
Your grasp of these ideas will be assessed through an exam, short-answer quizzes and a 2,000-word report.
In order to enrol, you must have successfully completed the following unit:
You must also have successfully completed, be currently enrolled in, or intend to concurrently enrol in the following unit:
OHSE Management Systems
Areas of study
In this OHSE Risk Management unit, the topics you will study include:
Corporate governance and risk management
Risk management: noise
Risk management: thermal comfort
Risk management: hazardous chemicals
Risk management: confined spaces
Risk management: biohazards
Risk management: manual handling
Risk management: occupational overuse syndrome
Risk management: workplace stress
Environmental aspects, impacts and controls
A new model of OHSE risk management
This unit is not currently a requirement for any courses, but content may be relevant to a number of courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This unit will open your eyes to the importance of assessing and devising effective solutions for potentially damaging workplace risks. Your knowledge will serve you well in any sort of leadership or consulting role, and help you improve various workplace environments.
How else will I benefit from this unit?
Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in OHSE Risk Management from the Australian Catholic University.
Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.
OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
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