UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

SSEH5645 Workplace Injury Prevention and Management

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content This unit focuses on the employment environment and employment laws relating to health, safety, injury management and injury prevention, the elements of a successful occupational safety and health management system, risk management and rehabilitation principles for workplace injury management.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) describe and explain the systematic basis of injury prevention and rehabilitation; and (2) describe the psychosocial interactions that can affect rehabilitation, with respect to the benefits and contraindications of exercise.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) a theory examination; (2) written assignment; and (3) individual case file. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Linda Gilbert
Unit rules
Prerequisites: enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation (50380); or the Graduate Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management (51390); or the Graduate Diploma in Work Health and Safety (52330); or the Master of Exercise Science (52510); or the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (73520); or the Master of Work Health and Safety (74530)
Advisable prior study: SSEH2260 Exercise Physiology (formerly HMES2260)
Contact hours The lectures, laboratories and seminars will occur in two 3-week intensive blocks (at the beginning and end of semester), leaving a 8-week space in between for industry placements. These intensive teaching blocks will require your presence on campus full time.
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.science.uwa.edu.au/Units/SSEH5645/SEM-2/2017

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