10 credits at level HE6
The identification of the role and function of the organisation's health and safety policy and its relationship to management systems. The undertaking of hazard identification using various techniques including failure tracing models. The identification and development of risk control measures using the hierarchy of control and analysing system failures. Carrying out a full cost benefit of an accident and make suitable reports to managment and to reporting authorities and to measure the organisations' performance against national performance.
Health & Safety Policy
Hazard Identification & Risk Control
Lectures, tutorials/semina 35 hours
Guided Learning 50 hours
Work Experience 15 hours
Total learning hours 100 hours
Assessment in this module is via a major workbased project in conjunction with modules OSH2003, OSH2004 and OSH3002. This project will take the form of a 5000 - 8000 word in depth report into the workings of the organisation that you work for covering assessment 2 OSH2003; assessment 2 OSH2004; and all assessment in OSH3001 and OSH3002. The report will be factual, but also contain your analysis of the management structure; culture and procedures of the organisation, and a reflective section on how you see your role within the organisation as a helath & safety professional. This assessment will become part of your final Portfolio submission.
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||be able to effectively research a topic area using both computer and standard sources of information.||produce an indepth report detailing the workings of an organisation in regard to the management of risk.|
|2.||understand and utilise information from various management models to identify the organisational systems and their success.||Carry out a survey of an organisation setting a model against their system|
|3.||identify the various types of organisational control and the factors that influence the culture, identifying the various conflict roles that exist.||investigate the culture of an organisation identfying the reasons for its situation.|
|4.||be able to assess the workforce contribution to OSH and the several methods of engaging employees.||
analyse the success or failure of consultation within an organisation and propose new approaches where necessary.
|5.||be able to identify the human factors that determine behaviour, with reference to perception, errors and violations.||
use a report of a major disaster to identify the causes that can be attributable to human failure.
|6.||recognise the possible emergency situations that might arise in an organisation and review the arrangements.||consider the emergency situations that could apply to your emploment and to propose suitable controls.|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
No restrictions apply.
Boyle T (2008) Risk Management 3rd Ed.IOSH
Cox S/Tait R (2004) Safety,Reliability and Risk Management (3rd Ed)
Ridley J (2008) Health and Safety at Work Butterworth-
HSE (L21) The Management of Health and Safety at Work
HSE (2007) Successful Health and Safety Management ( HSG65) .....
HSE (2002) Reducing Error and Influencing Behaviour - (HSG48)..
|Host Subject Group:||Health and Safety|
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