Health at Work (BACH3147)


This unit of study provides a critical introduction to health at work in the Australian and international context. It examines the nature, prevalence, origins, and management of disease and injury in the workplace. Topics covered include the nature and distribution of occupational injury, ill health and disease in Australia; occupational injury and disease causation; and the roles of professionals, management and workers in prevention and management.

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1x2-hr lectures /week, 1-hr tutorial/week


One 2500 word essay (50%), one 1-hour exam (40%) and tutorial participation (10%)


Quinlan, M., Bohle, P. & Lamm, F. (2010). Managing occupational health and safety: A multidisciplinary approach (3rd Edition). South Yarra: Palgrave Macmillan

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