Safety Systems and Risk Analysis (ENGG5103)

UNIT OF STUDY

To develop an understanding of principles of safety systems management and risk management, as applied to engineering systems. AS/NZS 4801:2001 & 4804:2001 form the foundation for teaching methods of developing, implementing, monitoring and improving a safety management system in an Engineering context. Students will be exposed to a number of case studies related to safety systems and on completion of the course be able to develop a safety management plan for an Engineering facility that meets the requirements of NSW legislation and Australian standards for Occupational Health and Safety management systems. Students are introduced to a variety of risk management approaches used by industry, and methods to quantify and estimate the consequences and probabilities of risks occurring, as applied to realistic industrial scenarios.

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Classes

2hrs of Lectures per week, 2hrs of Tutorials per week

Assessment

Through semester assessment (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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