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Unit description

Introduces workplace health and safety (WHS) policies, processes and procedures in the civil construction industry. Students learn about legislative obligations and requirements, risk management processes and tools, and how to collect and analyse safety data to implement improvements in WHS.

Unit content

WHS legislation and processes
Risk assessment and hazard identification
Site risk management and safety management plans
WHS and risk documentation
Site permits and WHS documentation

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1demonstrate awareness of WHS legislative obligations and requirements in the civil construction industryEthical practice
2apply risk management processes and toolsKnowledge of a discipline
3collect and analyse safety data to implement improvements in WHS.Knowledge of a discipline

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate awareness of WHS legislative obligations and requirements in the civil construction industry
    • GA3: Ethical practice
  2. apply risk management processes and tools
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  3. collect and analyse safety data to implement improvements in WHS.
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Prescribed texts

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Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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Fee information

Domestic

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