Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours (Lectures: 2 hours per week, Tutorials: 1 hour per week) |
Total Time Commitment:
|Prerequisites:|| None |
|Corequisites:|| None |
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Students undertaking this subject will be expected to be competent in the use of Microsoft Excel or alternative spreadsheet software|
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| None |
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorProf Ian Johnston
Prof Ian Johnstonianwj@unimelb.edu.au
This course examines the fundamentals of risk and safety management, risk management concepts such as losses, hazards & risks, controls/barriers, risk analysis & assessment techniques. It also examines risk management systems, auditing & incident investigation tools and case studies
Course topics will include:
A formal safety management program is closely related to risk management within mining operations and will be reviewed together with identification of management strategies to deal with potential loss and reduce the likelihood of incidents and accidents and their severities. It will look at how hazard control management integrates into large scale management planning. This course will draw on experience, techniques and standards applied in other industries and case studies
On completion of this subject, the students should have developed the skills and knowledge for risk identification, risk analysis, risk elimination or reduction and to apply them to practical mining and other environments to minimise the likelihood of incidents and accidents. Specifically, they should have a solid understanding of all the risk management functions including:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Students will need access to PC/laptop|
Master of Engineering Project Management |
Master of Engineering Project Management
Master of Mining Engineering
Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering
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