occupational health management program proposal

his unit focuses on the practice of occupational health within national and international frameworks.

It explores issues such as the physical, social and mental impact of the occupational environment on

health and includes the human body’s response to occupational health hazard exposure through

toxicological and epidemiological principles. Strategies for the management of occupational health

are examined, together with methods of monitoring and evaluating occupational health programs.

For a 10 credit point unit, you are expected to study 10 hours per week for 14 weeks on that unit.


Workshop attendance is strongly recommended and students should attend, especially those who

do not have a thorough knowledge of the OHM discipline. Students who do not attend may find

themselves at risk of not passing the unit.

Online Learning Requirements

Unit materials will be made available on the unit’s vUWS (E-Learning) site and students will need

access to a computer for accessing web based resources and the undertaking of assessments as

well as basic keyboarding skills comprising full knowledge of Microsoft Word. Excel may be

necessary for some assignments. (For those students who don’t have access to a computer………………