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Document ID (ISN)104028
CIS number 05-263
ISSN - Serial title 0815-6409 - Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand
Year 2004
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Winder C., Abdullah D.
Title A survey of OSH programs and courses offered by Australian universities
Bibliographic information Oct.2004, Vol.20, No.5, p.445-457. Illus. 21 ref.
Abstract The purpose of this investigation was to look into the current status of OHS education in Australian tertiary institutions by analysing the scope and depth of the OHS programmes and courses being offered, as assessed from the institutions' websites. This analysis found that many universities have instituted OHS programmes that include training certificates and diplomas, bachelor degrees and research degrees at the master and doctorate level. While many OHS programmes are of a generalist type, some are designed for specific areas of OHS practice, such as occupational hygiene or occupational medicine. Furthermore, the number of universities offering OHS courses is steadily increasing because of the high demand for professional OHS practitioners.
Descriptors (primary) Australia; refresher training; university training; safety training in schools; safety and health training; educational institutions
Descriptors (secondary) industrial physicians; safety officers; industrial hygienists
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceAustralia
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Teaching and educational institutions
OSH training