Workplace Health and Safety (BACH5345)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study presents a multi-disciplinary and critical introduction to the study of health and safety at work. It evaluates the perspectives of the wide range of health, technical and health disciplines that contribute to the field and guides the application of these perspectives to a broader and more comprehensive understanding of the prevention and management of disease and injury. It addresses occupational injury and disease causation; the health and safety of older workers; precarious employment and workplace health and safety; regulation and prevention; workers compensation and rehabilitation; approaches to health and safety management; worker participation and involvement; and case studies of 1) working hours, work-life conflict and health and 2) work-related musculoskeletal injuries.
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1x 2000wd essay (50%) and 1x 2000wd case study (50%)
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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