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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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1demonstrate awareness of WHS legislative obligations and requirements in the civil construction industry
2apply risk management processes and tools
3collect and analyse safety data to implement improvements in WHS.

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

  1. demonstrate awareness of WHS legislative obligations and requirements in the civil construction industry
  2. apply risk management processes and tools
  3. collect and analyse safety data to implement improvements in WHS.

Teaching and assessment

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Fee information

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