Advanced Safety Management

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Gain valuable knowledge in the theory and practice of OHS risk management in the areas of occupational
health and hygiene, ergonomics and safety in design.

 Course Outline

This course covers the following topics:

  1. Occupational health and hygiene
  2. Occupational exposures (metals, chemicals, etc.)
  3. Health surveillance for hazardous substances
  4. Occupational stress and infectious diseases
  5. Principles of ergonomics
  6. Workstation design and anthropometrics
  7. Biomechanics of lifting, pushing and pulling
  8. Musculoskeletal disorders
  9. Manual handling injury/illness causation
  10. Design related problems and work fatalities
  11. Product lifecycle
  12. Principles and procedures for design safety
  13. Hazard identification and risk assessment tools
  14. Applying risk assessments utilising case studies

 Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Assess the degree of match between people and their activities, equipment, environment and systems
  2. Design, implement and enhance ergonomic interventions
  3. Identify potential health hazards in features of the workplace or working environment
  4. Analyse the risks of worker exposure to potentially harmful agents and factors
  5. Design, monitor and evaluate risk control strategies and advise on implementation
  6. Advise on the OHS requirements of the design process
  7. Develop a systematic hazard identification and OHS risk evaluation system for safe design
  8. Advise on principles of OHS risk control
  9. Advise on consultation processes between people involved in the life cycle of the designed product
  10. Advise on contractual arrangements and procurement systems to minimise OHS risk


Upon successful completion of all formal assessments, participants will receive:

Statement of Attainment

BSBOHS604B Apply ergonomic principles to control OHS risk

BSBOHS605B Apply occupational hygiene principles to control OHS risk

BSBOHS607B Advise on the application of safe design principles to control OHS risk

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This course is part of the learning pathway leading to BSB60607 Advanced Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety.

Issued by SAI Global (RTO: 106919)

 Who Should Attend?

This course is ideal for individuals with the hands-on responsibility for managing ergonomics, occupational hygiene and safe design principles.


A strong working knowledge of and/or experience working with relevant OHS legislation and risk management processes is desirable.

NB: Access to a workplace is required in order to be able to complete the post-course assessment.

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