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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 1053

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
006739

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

The aim of this course is to familiarise students with the fundamentals of the management of work health and safety management.

Course content

Causation and prevention of work fatalities, injuries and disease; Work Health and Safety legislation and standards; systems for managing Work Safety and Health in enterprises; hazard identification, risk assessment and control; rehabilitation and compensation.

Textbook(s)

Archer, R, Borthwick, K, Travers, M & Ruschena, L 2018, WHS: A Management Guide, 5th edn, Cengage Learning Australia, Victoria

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Workshop 35 hours x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Team Project 1500 words 30% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Team Project 1500 words 30% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Team Project 1500 words 30% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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