As work safety becomes a growing global concern, you'll be in high demand as an occupational health and safety professional working to ensure workers can return home safe from the workplace.
Occupational Health and Safety Science is a multidisciplinary program that combines the study of health, science, law, and management with practical skills developed through worksite visits and industry experience.
Learn scientific approaches to identify, assess and control chemical, physical and biological hazards that may negatively affect workers. You'll also learn about psychosocial health factors like stress, bullying, harassment and fatigue.
Develop key skills that will allow you to monitor and modify work environments, analyse data, ensure compliance with legislation, undertake auditing and inspections, and complete accident investigations.
Study the foundation sciences in Year 1 followed by the core OHS areas of occupational health, ergonomics, safety science and occupational hygiene. You will also study management, law, ethics and aspects of the environment.
Legislative requirements in many countries mean all workplaces require OHS advice, and there is a growing demand in developing nations to improve worker safety....
Legislative requirements in many countries mean all workplaces require OHS advice, and there is a growing demand in developing nations to improve worker safety. This allows you the opportunity to work in all occupational settings and sectors around the world, including:
You will meet and work with OHS professionals to gain industry insight. In Year 4, you will complete a minimum of 480 hours of placement with one o...
You will meet and work with OHS professionals to gain industry insight. In Year 4, you will complete a minimum of 480 hours of placement with one or two industry partners to ensure you are work-ready upon graduation.