251.271 Occupational Health and Safety I15 credits
An introduction to Occupational Health and Safety and its application to workplaces in New Zealand. The course will explore the complex relationship between health and safety, factors in the working environment affecting health and safety and systems intended to regulate and manage the working environment.
251.272 Occupational Health and Safety II15 credits
A detailed study of hazards commonly found in the work environment.
A study of the principles of occupational hygiene and their application to the workplace in New Zealand. Topics include the recognition, evaluation and control of health hazards in the work environment; noise measurement and control; relevant legislation and standards; dust, vapour and gas measurement techniques; ventilation and case studies.
251.374 Project in Occupational Health and Safety15 credits
An applied research course in which the student conducts an extended, systematic enquiry into a particular topic in occupational safety and health.
251.731 Advanced Occupational Safety and Health30 credits
An examination of current issues in Occupational Safety and Health and issues commonly found in the work environment.
An advanced course studying the current issues in occupational safety and health, which involves the recognition, evaluation and control of health hazards in the work environment, including the study of noise, ventilation systems and air pollution.