Health and Safety at Work - MGMT2724

Faculty: UNSW Business School

School: School of Management

Course Outline: MGMT2724 Course outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Examines the incidence, origins and management of occupational health and safety problems. It assesses the contribution of technical and social science disciplines to understanding and addressing occupational injury and disease. The role of management, government and trade unions in addressing health and safety will also be critically assessed. Topics covered include the incidence and nature of occupational illness; theories of injury causation; explaining occupational disease; occupation stress; shiftwork; repetition strain injury; the regulation of occupational illness; workers compensation and rehabilitation; management and union approaches; safety engineering; noise; hazardous substances; and case study.
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