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Unit Code: OHS403

Unit Name: Occupational Health & Safety

Description: To develop students? knowledge and understanding in the fundamentals of Occupational Health and Safety Laws with Associated Regulations. To enable students to acquire the necessary skills to be able to identify hazards and assess risk in their workplaces and also develop control measures that are effective to eliminate or reduce the risk to an acceptable level. The Course content has been drawn parallel to the Contents and requirements of the HASAW Act 1996 and Legal Notice 168 Regulation for the Training of Health and Safety Reps and Committees in Fiji?s Workplaces. This course has been designed for students that would enter into the job market with these basic skills in OHS.

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Prerequisite: N/A

Prerequisite Sentence: The student must have passed Fiji Year 12 Certificate Examination (Form 6) or consent from HOD.

Credit Point: 12

Offered In: Semester 1,2