Almost anybody working in a management position anywhere in the developed or developing world has a legal duty of care to provide a safe environment for workers and customers. This subject will examine the types of health and safety risks found predominantly in service sector businesses, including hospitality, sport, and tourism businesses. Students will become familiar with the international standards for risk management (ISO 31000), local WHS legislation, regulations, and codes of practice, and will apply this knowledge to a variety of business case studies.
|Academic unit:||Bond Business School|
|Subject title:||WHS Risk Management|
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Subject Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
On successful completion of this subject the learner will be able to:
- Identify and evaluate common WHS risks in a variety of customer processing service environments.
- Describe and interpret management responsibilities in relation to WHS in a variety of customer processing service environments.
- Evaluate WHS risk treatment strategies in a variety of customer processing service environments.
- Develop and appraise WHS risk management plans for businesses or organisations operating in a variety of customer processing service environments.
- Develop and appraise emergency management strategies for businesses or organisations operating in a variety of customer processing service environments.
|Tutorial Portfolio||Portfolio of Tutorial Exercises||20%||Ongoing||1, 2, 3, 4, 5.|
|In-Class Quiz - Individual||In Class Mid-Semester Test||30%||Week 7||1, 2, 3.|
|Case Analysis||Risk Management Site Reports||20%||Week 11||3.|
|Case Analysis||Risk Audit||30%||Week 12||3, 4, 5.|
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Describes the international standards and the legal frameworks for WHS risk management in a number of developed economies including Australia. (Reading: Chapter 2, Archer et al., 2018)2.
Describes processes for assessing and controlling risk and for monitoring and reviewing risks (Reading: Chapter 6, Archer et al., 2018)
Looks at information needs in relation to WHS and the collection, recording and analysis of WHS information (Reading: Chapters 4 and 5, Archer et al., 2018)
Looks at legal requirements, principles and processes for compensation and injury management and return to work programs. (Reading: Chapters 15 and 16, Archer et al., 2018)